Must-Have Transition Pieces for Fall

Fall is quickly approaching, which means it’s almost time to make the switch from shorts to shackets. And although I’m very much looking forward to fall fashion and styling my new coats and boots, the rising temps here in St. Louis don’t seem to be budging any time soon, which means I won’t be reaching for my jackets just yet.

Every September, there’s always that feeling of wanting to reach for your chunky knits and beanies, but facing the harst reality that it’s still 80 degrees outside. So what do you wear?

Luckily, Express makes the summer-to-fall transition seamless with pieces that can be easily layered and colors that will keep you looking lively as the days become shorter.

Express recently dropped a ton of new pieces, including tops and dresses that will keep you covered for every outing. Their mix-and-match styles make building your summer-to-fall wardrobe effortless with fun florals, fresh colors, and bold prints. And their new Body Contour line, making you look and feel confident all fall long. Check out my top transition pieces below!

Supersoft Double Knit Two Button Boyfriend Blazer

This boyfriend blazer is the ultimate summer-to-fall piece. The longer length makes it easy to pair with high-waisted shorts like these for an elevated warm-weather look. I love the sage color because it’s still bright for those hot summer months, but cool enough to be worn well into winter. This blazer also comes in Sandshell and Pitch Black.

High Waisted Supersoft Double Knit Cuffed Jogger Pant

Look chic and stay comfortable in these knit cuffed joggers. The perfect piece to match with a chunky sweater or matching boyfriend blazer to keep you looking cool for months ahead. These joggers are selling quickly so make sure to snag a pair before they sell out!

Satin Belted Cowl Neck Wide Leg Jumpsuit

I recently wore this satin jumpsuit in Miami and it was such a hit! I paired it with this trendy woven crossbody bag and braided heeled sandals for a chic and elegant nighttime look. This gorgeous jumpsuit also comes in Pitch Black and Wine, two colors you can definitely wear for your fall and winter holiday parties!

Satin Cross Back One Shoulder Slip Dress

Another piece I wore in Miami that I will continue wearing over the next few months (and for years to come). A black slip dress is a quintessential piece for date nights and parties. The one-shoulder detail really enhances this LBD and adds an angular element that helps elongate your body. It also comes in Navy and Pale Peony, two great colors if you’re on the search for a wedding guest dress!

Braided Double Band Heeled Sandals

The heels I wore with both the satin jumpsuit and slip dress in Miami. I love neutral shoes because you can wear them with everything, jeans, biker shorts and blazers, shorts, and dresses. Strappy sandals are all the rage right now and I feel like I hit the jackpot with these! The braiding detail around the toe and lace-up detail around the ankle are both fun and flattering. They also come in a bright Lime Green color!

Satin Cowl Neck Cami

I loved this champagne satin cami so much I had to buy it another color! This cami is a must-have layering piece for summer-to-fall looks. Pair it with a blazer and wear to work, dress it up with your favorite jeans and heels for date night, or wear it with a casual pair of denim and flats for a sophisticated everyday look. This satin cami will be on weekly rotation in your transitional wardrobe!

Padded Woven Crossbody Bag

Everyone needs a good handbag and this woven one is super trendy for fall! This bag got TONS of use on my recent trip to Miami trip. It’s versatile, easy to clean, and the best part? It’s under $80!

Super High Waisted Medium Ripped Raw Hem Modern Straight Jeans

This summer, I was obsessed with these jeans (I still am). They are the perfect length for any height, are comfortable, and have the right amount of distressing. I’ll definitely be wearing these jeans well into September, but when the weather gets cooler, I’ll be switching to this similar pair for a warmer fall feel!

Body Contour Double Layer V-Neck Thong Bodysuit

A bodysuit is something you can wear year-round because it’s such a great layering piece! This nude bodysuit is a must or summer-to-fall outfits because it’s neutral and pairs well with jackets, blazers, and sweaters. Keep it casual with sneakers or dress it up with nude heels for months to come. Bonus: it comes in 9 amazing colors!

Those were just a few of my favorite pieces from Express! To see more summer-to-fall pieces make sure to download the LTK App! And follow me on Instagram to see different ways to style these wardrobe staples.

xo, Olivia

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1 Comment

  1. Lesly Colon wrote:

    Absolutely loved everything in this post. *adds to bag*

    Posted 8.11.21 · Reply

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