A few weeks ago I teamed up with Little Miss vintage 3 to see how we could move summer dresses into fall, and I've kindaaa been playing with the dress ever since. It was a fun challenge because the chambray color made it easy to pair fall colors with, but the summery floral embroidery made it difficult to just go full-on sweater mode without looking like you got dressed in the dark.
So enter a lot of mix and matching and throwing clothes on the floor for me to come up with this: the best way to move embroidered summer pieces into fall is to go with a darker, bohemian look. I paired the vintage dress with a crushed velvet blazer in a deep rust hue, and buttoned it up so the velvet could make an equally bold statement as the embroidery. Then I took a dark floral scarf and wrapped it around until I could tie the ends together, making it full but tidy. To keep the bohemian vibe going, I paired the look with a large wide rimmed hat, and then tied in the fall hues by choosing a forest green bag and suede grey booties.
After taking a step back and looking in the mirror, I couldn't get over how fun and autumnal this outfit turned out. It's definitely going into the hall of favorites for me!
How about you clever gals? How do you like to style those summer pieces for colder weather?
DRESS: c/o Little Miss Vintage 3 (vintage similar: here, here, here, here)
BLAZER: c/o Ellenface Vintage (vintage similar: here)
SHOES: Macy's (vintage similar: here, here)
HAT: Urban Outfitters
SCARF: H&M (vintage similar: here)
BAG: thrifted (vintage similar: here)