so long sweet summer!

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American Eagle dress | a.n.a. safari vest (c/o jcpenney) | Hanes tank | TOMS classic slip-on in bottle green (m.marie boutique) | Stella & Dot starfish earrings | Kate Landry bag (gifted from Mom)

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Fall is just around the corner, and I can’t wait to welcome it with sweater-encased open arms! But we’re not there yet, so I’m trying to fill that weird season transition by fall-ifying my summer pieces. What’s fall-ifying, you ask? Just piling a few lightweight layers over and under those strappy little sundresses and tossing all of your junk into a darker bag.

About Keira Lennox

I'm a small town girl from the sunshine state with an affinity for bookstores, beauty counters and unfussy style. I spend my days running my flower shop, and my nights blogging about what I love and what I wear. (Or watching Netflix and drinking wine.)

25 thoughts on “so long sweet summer!

  1. I’m never ready to admit summer is coming to an end so I’m always looking for ways to get extended wear out of my summer pieces. “Fall-ifying” them with a black handbag is a great tip!

  2. I have that same dress in a reddish/pink color and neglected to wear it all spring and summer. Thanks for reminding me of it, I might just try to “fallify” it myself!

  3. ha that’s the perfect word. and exactly what i do. if i had more money, i’d buy transition pieces, but for now, it’s all about the cardis, boots, and darker bags.

  4. I don’t know what the weather is like in Winter Park, but in Sarasota it is H-O-T with no chance of cooling down anytime soon! I’d kill to wear layers without melting…you look great! :-)

  5. What an adorable dress!!! And the Toms? Love that color! I want some!!
    Also, I thought you should know that you look like Nicole Kidman in the first picture here… pretty!!
    xoxo

  6. Aw, say it isn’t so! Summer went by way too fast. :( I’ve already had to start fall-ifying my outfits. I love your green TOMS–super cute!

  7. I just got a vest like this and I am so excited! I’ve already worn it twice in one week which is a lot for me! I love it paired with the floral sundress. Great fall-ifying!

  8. I have that same vest (worn it TO DEATH this summer) and the same AE dress but in the pink color that I haven’t figured out how to style casually. Hopefully we’ll have at least one more nice weather day so I can try pairing them like you did! Thanks for being inspirational as usual ;)

    1. It takes a concerted effort not to throw this thing over every single outfit. Old Navy has a really cute one in tan, and I’m thinking about scooping it up for fall!

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