How to Style A Summer Dress for Fall

For Day 25 of 26 Days of Fall Outfits, let’s talk about how to style a summer dress for fall. One great way to get more mileage out of your summer dresses is to wear them into fall with boots and a jacket. This is similar to my LBD with the brown riding boots and jean jacket on Day 15.

How to Style A Summer Dress for Fall

I picked up this black and white jersey knit dress at the CAbi Outlet last spring, and I only wore it once. I know, such a shame! But I don’t wear dresses all that often. Here’s how I wore it last spring.

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To bring it into fall, I switched out the pumps for knee-high wedge boots. I suppose ankle boots or booties could work as well, but I’m not a huge fan of dresses with ankle boots on me, so I usually stick to the knee-high variety.

How to Style A Summer Dress for Fall

Instead of the bright pink handbag, I decided to go with a deeper tone for fall. This burgundy clutch is perfect.

How to Style A Summer Dress for Fall

The dark nail polish also helps bring the outfit into fall.

How to Style A Summer Dress for Fall

If the weather is cooler, throw on a jean jacket or a fitted blazer, depending on how dressy the venue is. You know me, I am going to find any excuse to incorporate denim into my outfit!

This is an outfit I’d wear to church or out to dinner. I suppose it might even be appropriate for a professional work environment. Since summer is such a short season here in Pennsylvania, I try to get more mileage out of my summer wardrobe by pairing lighter summer pieces with heavier, cool-weather accessories.

How would you style this dress for fall??

How to Style A Summer Dress for Fall

Outfit Details: black and white dress (similar) | denim jacket (similar) | wedge boots (options here and here) | Rebecca Minkoff Mini Crosby Crossbody in Port | Silpada Half Moon Earrings | Tory Burch FitBit Leather Wrap Bracelet

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