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Guide to the transitional outfits for the mid-seasons

To avoid struggling with layers of fabrics, colors and patterns

Guide to the transitional outfits for the mid-seasons To avoid struggling with layers of fabrics, colors and patterns

Autumn is already on-going, and having to say goodbye to tops, mini skirts and light fabrics can be quite sad. How should we dress in this crazy climatic conditions ranging from 23° and 10°? To overcome the transition phase from hot to cold season, the balance between summer wardrobe and seasonal pieces can save us, allowing us to create looks based on the golden rule of layering.

Everyone has their own personal and unique way to create outfits, but the ideal pattern of transition looks usually follows an order where the first layer sees the summer basics lay the foundations, on which it is built a second "security" layer, with a cardigan, a light sweater or a hoodie. The third layer, the outer one, adds personality and protection from the cold to the ensemble, where the accessories will then take their place as the icing on the cake. How to play with volumes and overlaps, mix fabrics and feel free to show off looks in line with the climatic conditions? Here is a quick guide.

 

Identify the staples 

Before moving on to the definitive "closet revamp" for winter, it is better to evaluate what you already have and define garments that can serve as a basis for autumn looks. So ok on skirts, dresses, t-shirts and shirts to make blank canvas for the perfect fall look. By styling clothes that you already own during this "in-between" phase, you can identify what needs to be added to the wardrobe: essentials like cardigans, soft wool or cotton vests, patterned jackets, jeans and pleated skirts midi are the best purchases to make during this period.

LOULOU STUDIO

LOULOU STUDIO

STUSSY

STUSSY

ARKET

ARKET

COMME DES GARCONS

COMME DES GARCONS

ZARA

ZARA

UNIQLO X JW ANDERSON

UNIQLO X JW ANDERSON

Think out of the box

Grandma's old advice to “dress in layers” is really the key to getting through the mid-seasons. To do this right you need to think outside the box. Not all summer staples are necessarily for summer use only and are reusable as a base for fall outfits. Mixing light and heavier fabrics gives that right balance between fashion and chills... For example a silk tank top matched with a long-sleeved blazer, instead of a turtleneck sweater, or a leather jacket over a t-shirt. An oversized turtleneck sweater, on the other hand, can enhance the slip dresses that accompanied us during the most beautiful summer evenings.

STAUD

STAUD

ZARA

ZARA

GANNI

GANNI

MAX MARA

MAX MARA

ASOS DESIGN

ASOS DESIGN

MANGO

MANGO

The outerwear 

In the cold months, when everyone walks down the street between meetings, it is not the outfit itself that stands out from the crowd, but the outerwear. The outermost layer of any self-respecting mid-season look allows you to stay warm and cool, especially if you are out all day and often go from cold to warm environments. So let's go to pop colors, optic patterns, with a street or classic cut, vintage, denim jackets and personalized trench coats with lettering and applications, eco-leather nails, coats. The choice is endless.

LEMAIRE

LEMAIRE

ACNE STUDIOS

ACNE STUDIOS

ZARA

ZARA

SAKS POTTS

SAKS POTTS

NANUSHKA

NANUSHKA

Attention to details

With the right accessory, like socks, those gorgeous sandals bought in the warm months are still wearable. But if the sandal isn't part of your style, the key to the perfect autumn look is to replace them with a pair of boots: from combat boots, again protagonists of this season, to square toe boots with square toes or knee-high boots... To elevate any look, bare legs on more serene days to let the pleasant feeling of air on the skin. There isn't much time left before temperatures inevitably drop to around 0, so we might as well take advantage of the opportunities! Leather bags and gold jewels complete the look by adding personality and color to each outfit. Seeing is believing.

Creating transitional looks can be complex even for fashion addicts, between layers of fabrics, colors and patterns, but (unfortunately or fortunately) this is only a short phase which will inevitably be followed by the wardrobe change for the winter. Stay tuned!

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