Sunday, September 12, 2021

Autumn-izing summer dresses


Hello and thank you for stopping by my blog!

For this post, I'm taking two summer dresses and styling them 
 for the transition into autumn
 
As a side note, I had so much trouble making this post,
 I wondered if it was just not meant to be!
A bizarre pop-up made it disappear once, then
I accidentally deleted the whole thing and had to start over a third time!
Could this be due to my desire for summer ☀️  🌊 🌸 to remain a little longer?

Anyway, for my first outfit, I am layering an ivory semi-sheer long sleeve blouse
under a sleeveless tan and brown plaid summer dress
Now seems like a good time to pull this dress out of the closet to wear
 I don't choose it very often for summer, 
since the colors and plaid seem fall like to me-
maybe it's best suited as a transitional piece, after all!

The dress has an ornate beaded neckline
that looks like a very grand statement necklace! 


Carrying a quilted orange tweed fabric chain strap bag-
what's more autumn like than orange?


My only jewelry with this busy dress is a pair of cute owl shaped earrings
 embedded with faux pearls and large faceted black glass eyes
The tie belt I am wearing came with a pair of pants, but I like it better with this dress
 

Finishing the look with two-tone reptile embossed sling back Mary Janes


This next dress may look familiar-it's a very memorable print!
I wore it back in August in a post titled Color Pop Prints
This time I am styling it for fall, under a navy blue cardigan 


The past few weeks  I've been favoring all sorts of geometric shapes!


Bringing the accessories into fall with a vintage navy blue leather bag 
with faux tortoise handles from the 1950's


For jewelry, I chose a gold tone hinged bracelet and circle earrings   
to mimic the print shapes of the dress


To complete the outfit, I picked out matching navy blue embossed
 block heel sling back pumps 



Below is a transition outfit I wore during the second week  
   of September back in 2019



A late summer bloomer in the garden, now-Rose of Sharon



Heron on the bay on a recent late summer evening


Hope everyone has a good week!








 

3 comments:

Mica said...

These are great outfits and I like the little pops of colour - that dress is a stunner but the little orange touches with the other outfits work so well! I'm glad you were able to get the post shared in the end!

I've accidentally deleted a post once and it was horrible - I hated having to type it all up again!

Hope your week is going well :)

Away From The Blue

Laura B said...

These are all super cute! I love the plaid dress outfit the most, but the geometric print in your second outfit is so fun!

Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom said...

Ohh, such pretty dresses! I love that orange tweed purse in the first outfit, it is just so cute. That pattern on the second dress is so retro!! Love how you autumn'ized these pieces!

Carrie
curlycraftymom.com