How to Transition a Summer Maxi into Fall


DETAILS.
Pink Maxi Button Dress (size: small - also loving this mint one) // Cardigan (old similar here & here) // Grey Boots (under a $100) // Prada Bag // Photos by JessaKae
ACCESSORIES.
Grey Floppy Hat (color: charcoal grey) // Alex and Ani Bracelets // Sunglasses // Rings // Scarf // Nars Lipgloss

Even before September arrives, it seems everyone gravitates towards fall pieces. I think we are so anxious for a new wardrobe we often forget to transition our favorite summer items into the new season.

One of the easiest and most forgotten summer pieces to bring into fall is the maxi dress. Here are a couple tips to make this maxi fall-appropriate:

1. Layers. Add neutral, lightweight layers like a oversized scarf or a loose cardigan. Layers are a great choice, especially in early fall when the weather fluctuates constantly. Removing a sweater or scarf during a particularly warm afternoon can be a much simpler solution than an entire change of wardrobe.

2. Pattern or Textures. Pick at lease one of your layers to have a varying pattern or texture. It creates dimension. For this look I went with a 
patterned scarf to add contrast. Here are some other cute patterned scarves here and here

3. Dress it Down. I opted for a cross-body bag and a floppy hat to give this look a more relaxed feel. A fedora (love this wine one) or baseball cap work great too. Casual pieces like these help create a more day friendly look.

4. Pair with Neutrals. Another trick to maximizing your summer pieces is to pair your summer hues with neutral tones. Balancing this pink dress with shades of grey makes for a great fall color scheme.  

Below are a few other pieces I love that are versatile enough to style for both warmer and cooler weather:

Labor Day Sale Picks under $200


1. Grey Bag (under $30) // 2. Distressed Boyfriend Jeans (40% off)
3. Lace Embroidered Top (under $20) // 4. Grey Ankle Boots (40% off)
5. Nike Internationalist (under $60) 6. Grey Faded Vintage Tee (40% off - CODE: DAY)

Last week I shared a few of my pre-labor day sale picks here. Today I wanted to share a few more items I've found while shopping online. I've really been into all things grey lately. I'm loving this basic grey zip tote for under $30 and these vintage looking tees (40% off - Code: DAY) for under $20.

Revolve has some really pretty dresses on sale. This gorgeous pink maxi and this black and white stripe shift dress are both over 40% off.

Nordstrom is running their big clearance sale. This hot pink jumpsuit is on sale for under $30 and these black and white Nike zigzag leggings are under $50. They have a lot of really cute shoes too.

Happy Shopping!
XOX,
Christine

Work Out Wear: Weekend Style



MY OUTFIT.
Nike Neon Jacket (size small - also loving this & this) // Nike Top (size medium - wanted it oversized) // Neon Sports Bra (color: black and neon yellow) // Nike Legend Capris (size small - my favorite so comfortable!) // Pink Nike Shoes (more sizes here) // Sunglasses

CODY'S OUTFIT.
Nike Hoodie // Nike Tee // Nike Shorts // Nike Internationalist Shoes (his favorite - under a $100) // Photos by JessaKae Photography

BECKAM'S OUTFIT.

The best part of weekends is the lax dress code. With no pressure to dress for any special occasion, I usually opt for oversized shirts, workout pants (these are my favorite), and comfortable shoes. I like to balance neutral black and white with a few pops of neon, which made this jacket an obvious choice, especially with the seasons starting to change. I usually get my other pops of color from a cute neon sports bras. They have a great collection here. Almost all our their bras are under $15, most are in the $8-$10 range. I like them because a lot of times they do unique cut outs with the straps or mix colors to make them more unique. I have this one (love the back detailing), this one, and this one. Somehow this laid back daytime combo leaves me feeling put together yet comfortable for family walks or last minute errands.

These Nike's are one of Cody's favorite shoes. The nice thing about the Nike Internationalist sneakers is they can be worn with a workout outfit or paired with jeans or dress shorts. A great universal shoe for the man in your life. 

More Wok out Favorites:

I posted this outfit yesterday on Instagram. A lot of you were asking about the details on the look. This top is actually this dress (worn in this post) I folded into a top. 
Pink Lace Top (more sizes here - dress turned into top) // White Blazer // Distressed Skinny Jeans // White Pumps (last seen in this post) // Necklace (on sale for $18 until midnight tonight - CODE: FLOWER 18)

Hope you all enjoy the long weekend!
XOX, 
Christine
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