Despite being well past my college years, I’ve never been able to shake that back-to-school feeling of excitement that accompanies the approach of fall. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll mourn the end of lazy, summer days as much as everyone else, but fall always feels like a fresh start. Of course, in my mind, a fresh start also indicates that it’s time for a fresh wardrobe. (Ok fine, so maybe the eagerness for a change of seasons has more to do with shopping than I’d like to admit…)
September, when the leaves are starting to change but the temperature is still unpredictable, is fall-like in spirit but not always in practice. For sun-blazed afternoons and cool, breezy evenings, transitional pieces in earthy, autumnal colors are key. I’ve got some ideas about how to wear them, here.