Ah, August: the last full month of summer. Most of us still in school are returning to classes in a few weeks, and with this transition comes a shift in the weather. But that's no reason to say goodbye to the cheery colors, fun prints, and effortless nature that characterize summertime style! Don't resign yourself to a season of endless brown, gray, and black. Preppy summer staples such as nautical stripes, pastels, beach totes, and lots of pink can easily be brought into fall with some creativity and lots of layering!
This will be a piece-by-piece outfit inspiration guide. If you'd like to view pre-made ensembles courtesy of the impeccably styled Blair of Atlantic-Pacific, scroll to the bottom!
"Colored jeans definitely are not standard-issue fall wear! Shades such as hot pink, coral, teal, and pastels bring back the fun of summertime fashion while keeping your legs covered." — ashleymackenzie
"Even on dreary fall days where you just want to throw on a black sweater, plain jeans, and matching boots, adding a simple, effortless touch such as a bright statement necklace adds a pop of summery color to your outfit!" — ashleymackenzie