Outfit Inspiration: What To Wear in Unpredictable Fall Weather

When late fall still produces days in the 60s, I readily draw outfit inspiration from summer months. Instead of sticking to light-weight fabrics, however, I go with heavier fare like wool blends. Basically, I stick with pieces that carry versatility. The pants can easily be pulled down or hiked up thanks to the elastic bottom hems. While the T-shirt is very lightweight, I have a warmer tweed jacket on hand that I wear over the top in case the fall breeze cools down during the day.

While it may seem like it’s easy to dress in layers, when the weather is consistently erratic, it’s really hard to judge whether it’s appropriate to wear shorts or a wool onesie. Best answer for the dilemma is to choose layers and fabrics that would work in a variety of situations.

Keeping Things Warm in Erratic Weather:

  1. Choose loose-knit wool blend sweaters for warmth without stuffiness.
  2. Carry a light-weigh jacket with you that can easily be folded up into a medium-sized purse.
  3. A wide-brim felt/wool hat keeps the head warm and in turn keeps the body warm. Plus, it keeps you looking extra stylish.
  4. An ankle grazing semi-bootie will keep your feet nice and warm without the stuffiness of a full boot.
  5. The key is layers! Get a nice, large blanket scarf in a lightweight fabric for added warmth without the bulkiness.
  6. Become friends with a vest. The extra added warmth at the torso will keep you looking sleek without sacrificing coziness.
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What I’m Wearing:

Alexander McQueen Sunglasses

Brooklyn Hat Co. Wide-Brim Hat

Turner pant in wool (J.Crew)

T by Alexander Wang Classic Jersey T-Shirt

Jil Sander Chunky Loafers

Rocksbox Jewelry Set (use code styletomesxoxo for your free month of jewelry)

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