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    36 Stylish Things To Help Your Wardrobe Transition From Summer To Fall

    *screams in layers*

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    1. A mock neck tank in one of those darker color tones you know and love for fall *but* without sleeves, so you can wear it on a September day when it's still 80 degrees but you just can't wear bright colors anymore because you're just so over summer.


    Get it from ELOQUII for $44.95 (available in sizes 14-28 and in leopard, black, and white).

    2. A long sleeve cold-shoulder top that'll be perfect for your annual apple picking trip. Just think about how cute you'll look in this while holding an apple on Instagram. It's the content that the people want.


    Promising review: "I LOVE this shirt! It fits just right, and the length is perfect for me. I am very tall, so I was pleasantly surprised that it fit me so well in sleeve length and shirt length. The pattern is beautiful and just like the picture. The material is lightweight and comfortable. I would order from this company again." —Mari

    Get it from Amazon for $20.54+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in five patterns).

    3. A simple cardigan to keep on hand at all times because the weather is still unpredictable and you can't risk being without layers.,

    Promising review: "This is such a pretty cardigan! It’s the perfect piece for layering and transitioning into fall fashion! You could pop it over anything on cooler summer nights and definitely wear it all fall! The buttons give it the perfect pizzazz!!" —Mybeautypharm

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 14 colors).

    4. A pair of booties with a side cut-out detail that not only adds an interesting element, but also gives your ankles a chance to breathe.


    Promising review: "I bought these booties two weeks ago, and I'm very happy with my purchase. They look great dressed up or down and are very comfortable and stylish. I love the color and have gotten so many comments on how cute they are." —Bluefish

    Get them from DSW for $39.99 (available in sizes 6-10 and in four colors).

    5. A ruffled tunic dress designed to look just as good with sandals as it does with boots. It's all about versatility.

    Promising review: "It is sooooo cute and will be great in the fall with some boots. The material is nice as well, not thin or see-through. This is definitely a great buy!" —MarylandOhana

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in six colors).

    6. A faux leather jacket – you'll feel about 100% cooler the moment you put this on. This is not a scientific fact, but I can promise you, it's true.


    Promising review: "I was a little apprehensive about buying a jacket of this type online. I am satisfied at the quality and how the jacket fits. I have received numerous compliments on this jackets. I highly recommend this purchase to anyone looking for a motorcycle leather jacket." —Yolanda J. Alvarez

    Get it from Amazon for $77.85+ (available in sizes XS-3X and in 10 styles).

    7. A pair of Sorel wedge zip boots that are so incredibly comfortable that you'll (probably) never want to take them off. You'll be able to walk 500 miles in these and then 500 more.


    Get them from Sorel for $200 (available in sizes 5-12 and in brown, black, and grey).

    8. A leopard tee to help you get a little ~wild~ and switch up your basic white t-shirt situation.,

    Promising review: "This shirt is so versatile! I've styled it a couple ways. I've been wearing it this summer and can already see fall looks too! It's comfy and the fabric is soft. It fits true to size I'd say." —Anna Hassell

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes XS-2X and in 13 styles).

    9. A velvet tank top you'll feel so ~smooth~ in as you casually drape your leather jacket over it (you'll also be so thankful that you're not fully sweating while standing outside).

    Promising review: "I love this tank! It fits great and is super cute. It great for spring, summer, and fall. I don’t have much going on in the boob-ular region, so the bottom of the tank goes just past the top of my pants but it would probably show mid drift on a more endowed lady. Just FYI, either way you should get one." —meliah

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes XS-2X and in 11 colors).

    10. A splurge-worthy jacket – I can personally attest that you will for sure get compliments on it every time you wear it. The first time I wore it, I got seven compliments in the first hour.

    Abby Kass / BuzzFeed, Wren + Glory

    Promising review: "I never fail to get compliments when I wear this jacket! Just yesterday, an Anthropologie stylist said I looked like I stepped out of the pages of a fashion magazine. It's fabulous." —Elle G

    Get it from Wren + Glory for $395 (available in sizes S-XL).

    11. A cozy knit cardigan you can throw on in the morning when it's a bit chilly outside...but like the good kind of chilly, where the air is crisp, and you feel like you can breathe again.


    Promising review: "This sweater is soft and stylish. It fit great. It is a good thickness for summer on in to fall and winter." —Jane C.

    Get it from Amazon for $32 (available in sizes XS-2X and in black, dark grey, and light grey).

    12. A cami jumper to layer (at first) with a tank, then a t-shirt, and finally a long-sleeve shirt, because you're never going to get tired of this, no matter what the temperature outside is.

    Promising review: "This is the perfect lightweight piece. I love the soft fabric. It goes great with a simple t-shirt and is perfect for a summer outfit or transitioning into fall layering items." —Jason

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 29 colors and styles).

    13. A plaid flannel hooded shirt to combine two of the greatest fall trends: a flannel shirt and a hooded sweatshirt. *chef's kiss*

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $24.90 (available in sizes S-L and in red and green).

    14. A tunic you'll look and feel so great in, you'll probably start dancing immediately.,

    Promising review: "This is a great transition dress for fall. I would say with the babydoll fit, it is a loose dress, which is to be expected for the style. I loved it so much I ordered two other colors!" —Marci

    Get tit from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 26 colors and styles).

    15. A short-sleeve jumpsuit for when you want to ~jump~ on the fashion trends ASAP and show all your friends that you've got a style game that can't be matched.


    Promising review: "This is actually a cute jumper. I would recommend it for a spring or fall. It fits nicely. You do have to be careful about the undergarments you wear and make sure that they without any design or lace. It can be dressed up or dress down, which I do like." —Boymama

    Get it from Amazon for $32 (available in sizes XS-3X and in black, light pink, and red).

    16. A pair of striped jeans because you've ~earned your stripes~ making it through another summer full of heat, and you deserve a unique pair of jeans to celebrate this feat.

    American Eagle

    Promising review: "I love these jeans they are so comfortable, and I have gotten so many compliments on them! Definitely fit true to size for me, just a little shorter than I expected but it works with the style of the jeans." —12345

    Get it from American Eagle for $37.46+ (available in sizes 00-24 and in short, regular, and long).

    17. A high-neck chiffon blouse made of lightweight fabric so it will still breathe when you go outside and realize that the weather has not decided that it's fall yet, even though it's October.,

    Promising review: "I really loved this shirt. It's semi-sheer, so it's perfect for fall and spring. I also love the fitted neck and cuffs." —Thomas H. Magee

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS-3X and in nine styles).

    18. A rain jacket so you can look extra chic the next time a thunderstorm hits and hopefully (🤞) brings cooler weather with it.


    Promising review: "This rain coat is heavy enough to keep me warm on cool days and big and loose enough to wear over a sweater or sweatshirt on colder days. It is truly rain-resistant and comfortable and also has a nice array of colors to choose from. It is also long enough to cover my hips which I really appreciate, as I walk almost every day – rain, snow or shine – and it keeps my bum dry and warm. The hood is not so big that it slides over my eyes, yet covers my head nicely. Well worth the cost." —Maria Strouss

    Get it from Amazon for $62.38+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in five colors). m

    19. A tie-die sweatshirt you can wear on the weekend when you finally want to run those errands you've been putting off because – previously – it's been too hot to even consider leaving your house.


    Get it from Nordstrom for $49 (available in sizes XXS-XL, 1X-4X and in grey and purple).

    20. A peasant top to pair perfectly with jeans or shorts.


    Promising review: "I have two of these. I love the fit, I am big girl, and it fits perfect. It's comfortable, and I would get more if they had more colors. My favorite top. I buy many Lucky Brand tops, and this is by far my top pick." —Kath

    Get it from Amazon for $53.82+ (available in sizes 1X-2X and in five styles).

    21. A denim jacket that's so much of a staple you'll wonder how you lived your life before owning this. It goes with everything and makes you look good. What's not to love?,

    Promising review: "This was a really nice carry over for me from summer to fall. I wear all cotton everything! I have a a thicker blue jean jacket I wear later on, but this one is light. The price was right. There is no lining, but the pockets are big enough on both sides for my keys, phone, bus fare. It was a good buy." —Scarlett

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes S-2X and in six colors).

    22. Cheetah-print crew socks – you'll feel like a total influencer when you wear these with chunky sneakers.

    Free People

    Get them from Free People for $30 (available in ivory and black).

    23. A maxi to wear to that fall wedding you've had on your calendar for a bit, but totally forgot was coming up fast.


    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes XS-2X and in 16 styles).

    24. A pair of chukkas that are basically a cross between a fancy sneaker and a boot, so they're something different to add to your wardrobe.


    Get them from Hushpuppies for $109.95 (available in sizes 5-12 and in seven colors).

    25. A crop top you'll find so many outfits to wear with that you'll grab it as soon as it gets out of the laundry to wear again.,

    Promising review: "10/10 This shirt has the perfect amount of cropping and perfect sleeve length. It's really trendy and great for fall and winter." —Cassandra Griffiths

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 10 colors and styles).

    26. A textured houndstooth coat you'll be ~plaid~ you got because you'll look so darn chic in it.

    Old Navy

    Promising review: "I am looking forward to wearing this in the fall. It fits wonderfully and will look great with both jeans for a more casual look or black pants or skirt for a more polished look." —houndstooth19

    Get it from Old Navy for $59.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL, tall and petite and multi-color and black and white).

    27. A pair of Chelsea Boots that are basically a closet staple. They're worth the investment because they'll pair well with everything you have in your closet.

    Thursday Boot Company

    Promising review: "After a lot of worry about getting the right fit, I took the advice given by the reviewers and the company and ordered a half size larger. They fit great! The leather is beautiful. They smell really good. They look very suave and debonair. I’m sitting on the sofa watching TV because I don’t want to take them off. I debated a long time and worried a lot about buying these boots because of some of the negative reviews, but I’m glad I went with the majority of reviews. They were not too narrow and fit comfortably. They also were not too long. They are the look that I was going for. A dressier look than my normal work boots that I bum around in. I’m very happy with these classy boots!!" —CMaxDavis

    Get them from Amazon for $160 (available in sizes 5-11 and in black, brown, and olive suede).

    28. A sweatshirt you can wear to cheer on your favorite team if you're a big sports fan *or* if you're the kind of person who enjoys the tailgating more than the actual game.

    Draper James

    Get it from Draper James for $75 (available in sizes XS-3X).

    29. A 3/4 sleeve dress – when people compliment you on how cute it is, you'll probably say, "Thanks! It has pockets." And proceed to show them.,

    Promising review: "I have purchased several dresses on Amazon, and this is actually one of the better fitting ones. The material is in between thin and thick. You can see this worn in either fall with a jacket or during the summer without. It has a nice design and a good fit. :-)" —Swarthy Daisy

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes XS-2X and in 16 styles).

    30. A pair of slides you can ~slither~ on in to quickly in the morning as you head out the door because you overslept a bit cause it's still dark outside.


    Get them from Able for $118 (available in sizes 6-10 and in snakeskin and black).

    31. An a-line pinafore you'll be ~feeling~ yourself in every single time you wear it.,

    Promising review: "I read about this in a Buzzfeed article that said best, cheapest things to buy on Amazon right now. I was skeptical because I've ordered from Romwe before and not loved their products (they were sooo small.) This fit as expected, and I got SO many compliments on it. I can wear it all through fall and I've already worn it out in the summer!" —Brandon Alexander

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 20 colors and styles).

    32. A bomber jacket you'll look the ~bomb~ dot com in from now until November when it's time to pull out your winter jacket. (But don't think about that too much yet.),

    Promising review: "I have never been more pleased with an Amazon purchase. I ordered a size small, and it fit perfectly. It's light enough to layer a hoodie under or just a tee. It's perfect for summer nights and fall and insanely cute. I can't wait to buy more!!!" —Claire M

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S-2X and in 14 colors).

    33. Wide-leg jeans because the 1970s are back, baby, and you'll never be ~over~ that fact.


    Get it from ModCloth for $79 (available in sizes 00-28).

    34. A lightweight wrap to help you feel polished and put together in, no matter if you wear it with jeans, dress pants, or a skirt.,

    Promising review: "This jacket is very light and airy. It's stretchy without being too tight. It's great for the fall!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes XS-4X and in 11 colors).

    35. A notched pelmet mini skirt that's a bit of an updated take on the classic Cher Horowitz look you've known and loved for years.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $49 (available in sizes XS-XL and in four colors).

    36. And a button-down shirt you might as well buy in both long and short sleeve versions, because they're so comfy, you're going to want to wear them at least twice a week.,

    Promising review: "I love this top!! It's a great transition piece into fall. It fits like I wanted it, soft material, gorgeous color. I ordered the long sleeve one and I will buy two more in the long sleeve and short sleeve. Great buy!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S-2X and in 27 colors and styles).

    I don't care if it's still 90 degrees in New York currently. I. Want. Fall.

    Walt Disney Productions

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