STYLE

This skirt is no stranger to The Stylish Print (it was last seen here), because it’s one of my all-time favorites. I love everything about it, from the pleats to the length to the pastel colors. The pastel colors, though, make it easy to peg it as a “summer” skirt. But I refuse to stop wearing it, even as we transition from summer to fall.

Summer to Fall + Pastel Skirt

Photos by Riss Rahm

Outfit Details: Kate Spade top, Kohl’s skirt, Kate Spade handbag (similar here)14th & Union heels

I’ve mentioned before that versatility is super important for me when I’m buying new items. Being able to transition from spring and summer to fall and winter is one of my shopping criteria. But did I buy this skirt to be versatile? To be honest, no. I bought this skirt a couple years ago for its feminine feel, not its versatility. Turns out, it’s more versatile than I ever imagined it would be.

Summer to Fall + Pastel Skirt

Summer to Fall + Pastel Skirt

At first glance, this skirt is an obvious choice for spring and summer. But since it’s one my favorites, I was determined to make it work for the next couple months. Here are three reasons this outfit is perfect for fall:

1.Pastels + Black

Mixing pastels with dark colors makes a summery item more suitable for fall.

2. Thick fabrics + Lightweight fabrics

Pairing airy fabrics with thicker ones, like a cotton shirt and velvet heels, creates balance between summer and fall pieces.

3. Sleeve length

A shirt with three-quarter length sleeves provides warmth as the seasons change. I also can’t wait to pair this skirt with chunky sweaters and fall jackets.

Summer to Fall + Pastel Skirt

Shop the Look

As we transition from summer to fall, I’d wear this outfit pretty much anywhere. With heels, this top and skirt combo is perfect for date night. I’d swap the heels for flats to wear this outfit out to run errands or to work.

Summer to Fall + Pastel Skirt
Summer to Fall + Pastel Skirt

Jessi Russell / The Stylish Print

Think about your favorite dress… What’s it like? Does it work for all seasons? Or maybe it makes you feel beautiful when you wear it for special occasions. Right now, I can’t get enough of this little black dress from Target. Photos by Riss Rahm Outfit Details: Who What Wear dress, Michael Kors bag and Target […]

Continue Reading

Short Floral Dress

Photos by Riss Rahm Outfit Details: BP floral dress, Coach handbag, Target ballet flats (old, similar here) The feminine color palette and silhouette of this dress lured me in from across the Nordstrom women’s section a couple weeks ago. I couldn’t resist. Yes, I had lots of dresses hanging in my closet at home, but one […]

Continue Reading

Rent the Runway

Here’s my really real experience with Rent the Runway… My fiance and I had the opportunity to go to the Purple Gala celebrating the Minnesota Vikings and the team’s new stadium for Chase’s work — a black tie optional event. When I heard that, I knew immediately I had nothing to wear. And not in the […]

Continue Reading

1 2 3 11