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This time of year I am itching to pull out the fall wardrobe!

Yet I know I do not want to get too far ahead of myself.

I don’t want to tire of my fall outfits before the season ends.

When we do have those cooler days however it is fun to play with summer to fall transitional items.

Summer To Fall Transition:

What I Am Wearing Today- Summer To Fall Transition

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Layering is what it is all about.

This sleeveless wrap dress is perfect with a jacket over it when the weather is in transition.

With Kansas weather, it can go from cool to blazing hot within minutes.

Then the next moment back to cool again.

What I Am Wearing Today- Summer To Fall Transition

This fun and funky Grin and Wear It Jacket from ModCloth is attention-grabbing!

It’s from Jack by BB Dakota.

With its high-low hem and back pleat, it is unusual and fun to wear.

I think it looks perfect with this wrap dress.

What I Am Wearing Today- Summer To Fall Transition

For me, it’s always about the jackets, cardigans, and sweaters.

I adore layering and when the seasons change it is the perfect time to capitalize on using layers.

Having Fun With Summer To Fall Transition:

Enjoy experimenting with wearing jackets with summer dresses and tops.

I selected the Grin and Wear it jacket to pair with this summer dress because it is edgy.

The more hard-edged design of the jacket is juxtaposed to the soft flowing nature of this woodland style dress.

Yet the colors matched perfectly.

Summer to Fall Transition

What is fun about the seasonal fashion transitions is that it’s an anything goes situation.

Boots with sundresses – Yes! Get my style here.

The Everwood mid-calf boot is water resistant in suede. From Earth Brand Shoes.

Colorful Necklace – Yes!

This necklace is from Houda and is unfortunately no longer available but here is one similar.

I wore wood earrings to compliment my outdoorsy fall look.

While mine was purchased at a small boutique locally you can find comparable here. I actually like the ones I have linked to you more than my own!

Summer To Fall Transition – The Dress:

Summer To Fall Transition

Speaking of boutique finds, this dress came from another local boutique.

Since I doubt many of you live in Topeka, Kansas I have gathered as much information as I can about it.

The dress is by Paper Plane of London.

Summer To Fall Transition

In order to have access to their site, you must create an account.

I believe it is mostly for resellers so I did not create one.

If you have a favorite local boutique perhaps you can request they order this dress!

What I Am Wearing Today- Summer To Fall Transition

Let’s Discuss These Boots! 

Summer To Fall Transition Wearing Boots:

Summer To Fall Transition

Ladies these gorgeous Everwood Boots are from Earth Brand Shoes.

I have discussed them before over on this post.

Pure comfort from heel to toe.

Earth Brand shoes are amazing!

Summer to Fall Transition

Boot Specs:

Exclusive comfort footbed cushions your foot from heel to toe.
Contoured arch support for all-day comfort.
Removable footbed.
Shaft Height: 8 1/5″
Shaft Circumference: 12 9/10″
Heel Height: 1 1/4″
Platform Height: 5/8″

Summer to Fall Transition

They come in both medium and wide width, up to size 12 and in many gorgeous colors!

The brown, khaki, and black suede are all water resistant.

I am wearing brown suede.

Summer to Fall Transition

You absolutely can wear boots all year long!

Don’t let anyone tell you that boots are only for the Fall and Winter.

I pull mine out for this transitional weather as soon as it arrives!

Summer to Fall Transition

They pair lovely with this dress, with or without the jacket.

When transitioning from Summer to Fall I suggest lower cut boots.

The Everwood boots are mid-calf.

Ankle boots work well too!

Summer To Fall Fashion Made Easy

Don’t Overthink Summer To Fall Transition

So many of us worry if we are doing fashion right.

I have a very fashionable 22-year-old daughter and only once has she not liked something I paired.

That was only due to a color she was not fond of.

She agrees, when it comes to fashion there are no rules.

If you feel good, you look good!

Mixing and matching clothing items regardless of seasonal transitions should be fun.

Summer to Fall Transition

Just pull out some items from both your summer and fall wardrobes and give it a try.

Remember to layer as needed for your weather conditions.

Here in Kansas we still have days that are far too hot to delve into my fall items.

Other days it is too cold to wear a sleeveless dress without a jacket!

I usually bring a jacket, cardigan or sweater with me when I leave the house though.

Here if you wait a minute, the weather will change!

Summer to Fall Transition

Just make sure your look is as fabulous without the jacket, sweater, or cardigan as it is with it!

I decided on pulling these three main elements, dress, jacket, and boots, together because they all have a woodland aesthetic.

The olive green color of the jacket reminded me a bit of a camo army color yet the design is flirty, fun, and fashionable.

Summer to Fall Transition

The dress, with its trees and bushes, added to that idea. The little burst of purple color in some of the trees give the look a more feminine touch.

My earrings match the shade of my boots and since they are made from wood carry out the woodland aesthetic.

Since I always have to have one “wildcard” item in my look I added the feathery beaded necklace.

This helps bring a little more color to this otherwise muted tone look.

It also brings forward a little of a boho flair which I adore.

Summer to Fall Transition

Get This Summer To Fall Transition Look:

Dress: I will update this post if I get a response to my inquiry on where to buy. I did find in my research that Paper Plane Dresses are often found on Zulily!

If you use THIS LINK you can request to be updated on their next arrival!

Jacket: Grin and Wear It on ModCloth. Update: Sadly this jacket is already sold out. You can still visit the page and see similar items.

Boots: here by Earth Brands.

Necklace: Comparable here.

Earrings: Comparable and even prettier here.

See more great ModCloth looks on my blog here.

Thank you for checking out my Summer to Fall look today!

I would love to hear what you like or do not like about this styling! I always welcome ideas, suggestions, and comments!



    • September 15, 2017 / 9:36 pm

      I agree Stacie! It’s fun and gives us a chance to enjoy the best of both worlds when it comes to our fashion.

    • September 15, 2017 / 9:33 pm

      Thank you Lisa and I agree this jacket is so versatile! I love clothes that can multitask!

  1. September 14, 2017 / 3:19 pm

    This outfit looks really good on you. I’m too heavy to wear these sorts of things but I’m working on that.

    • September 15, 2017 / 9:31 pm

      Gisele you are going to be able to wear anything you want! I know you technically could right now but I understand doing it and feeling comfortable doing it are two different things. I would suggest ModCloth as they have sizes for almost every body type and the styles look amazing on everyone. I used to be heavier too and it was one of my favorite places to shop.

    • September 15, 2017 / 9:28 pm

      Thank you so much Marysa! That is nice to hear. It is a comfortable outfit. I do my best to showcase comfortable fashion because that truly is what I want to wear. We are far too busy to worry about adjusting things, straightening things out, etc lol.
      You will have to borrow that jacket from your daughter!

  2. September 14, 2017 / 7:46 pm

    You look very nice in that dress. I love the jacket as well, perfect for changing weather throughout the day.

    • September 15, 2017 / 9:17 pm

      Thank you so much Melissa! I love how jackets can help us extend our Summer items!

  3. September 15, 2017 / 2:01 am

    I love this idea of putting a cute fall jacket over a summer dress and wearing it with booties! That seems like a great way to transition from summer to fall!!
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    • September 15, 2017 / 9:17 pm

      Thank you so much Jocelyn and I agree this transition time is a fun time to get the best of both worlds!

  4. Kathy
    September 15, 2017 / 7:20 am

    I love the outfit! It looks so great on you. Now this is something I would love to wear myself.

    • September 15, 2017 / 9:15 pm

      Thank you so much Kathy! It’s so nice to hear this is your style too!

  5. September 15, 2017 / 7:49 am

    I totally love your chic, yet playful look. That jacket is gorgeous and I love the color as it just says “autumn.” Those boots are truly cute and looks like they would also flow fiercely with a nice pair of skinny jeans. The dress is adorable too…you look flawless, I love it!
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    • September 15, 2017 / 9:10 pm

      Thank you so very much Sapphire! Oh yes the boots honestly look amazing with almost anything but you nailed it, I love them with skinny jeans! Thank you so very much for all the sweet compliments! It is one of my favorite outfits.

    • September 15, 2017 / 9:06 pm

      I love dresses but do not wear them too often. I do love how this look all put together is still a little edgy and a little country if that makes sense. Today we had gloomy hot weather. Kansas is strange lol

    • September 15, 2017 / 8:59 pm

      Thank you so much! I do love the trees on the dress and the colors. I will have to borrow it from my daughter again soon. I love having a lot of jackets and boots, they do help extend our wardrobe!

    • September 17, 2017 / 3:45 pm

      Thank you so much Bethany. It’s one of my favorite outfits for this season.

    • September 17, 2017 / 12:15 pm

      Our weather has been almost hot but cloudy and rainy – go figure lol. Time for you to get the sweaters out!!

  6. September 18, 2017 / 9:01 am

    Very cute attire for the transition into fall! We are in West Palm Beach, FL and have just a subtle temperature change. I look forward to scarves!
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    • September 18, 2017 / 10:11 pm

      Thank you April. Oh indeed I can’t wait to start wearing scarves too!

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