Transitioning A Maxi Dress for Autumn

Good morning everyone, today’s post is on transitioning a maxi dress from summer to autumn. This way I get the most use out of my dresses and this can apply to so many dresses. It’s all in how you style the dress, layering is a must for this. The pieces I include are a blazer, a pair of sneakers/trainers and a pair of boots. So take a scroll down and take a look at how I transitioned my white maxi dress for autumn.

 

/ DRESS SimilarBLAZER Similar / TRAINERS / BAG / HAT Similar / SUNGLASSES Similar

BLAZER

Right so a blazer instantaneously transforms this maxi dress into a perfect autumn look. Like I mentioned earlier layering is a great way to transition dresses into autumn/winter. So you could alternatively add a roll neck jumper under the dress which would also work really well. This blazer if from RTA Brand, it comes in a slightly oversized style. It’s one of my favourite blazers I absolutely love it as I can style it up or down!

 

 

 

SNEAKERS/TRAINERS

The next Item to style with my maxi dress is a pair of white trainers for those not so cold autumn days. They are perfect for everyday wear and running my daily errands in. This pair is from Superga and I have worn them to death and am in need of a new pair fairly soon!

 

 

 

BOOTS

Last but not least is a pair of boots for those chillier days, they are just wonderful to toughen up a dress. Taking a feminine dress and elevating it to an everyday outfit. Here are a selection that I have curated do let me know which of these you are loving. A few other pieces that I would add to my look would be a hat, in this instance I am wearing a baker boy one. My other favourite hat style is a fedora and then finish off my look with a pair of sunglasses.

 

 

 

How would you go about transitioning a dress for autumn? Do let me know by leaving a comment below.

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Dress: H&M Similar

Blazer: RTA BRAND Similar

Trainers: SUPERGA

Bag: TAYLOR YATES

Hat: TOPSHOP Similar

Sunglasses: RAYBAN Similar

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45 Comments

  1. October 14, 2021 / 8:48 pm

    I went to my closet looking for my long blazer and it was nowhere to be found. I was devastated. I really wanted to wear it this fall. You look great.

  2. October 15, 2021 / 1:29 am

    I have several blazers from H&M 2 years ago. Cannot wait to wear them again. But had never thought of pairing them with a dress. I have such fashion tunnel vision. Ugh!!

    Really like the contrast between that floaty feminine dress and the structed blazer and then the fun kicks!! Such a great transition look.

  3. October 15, 2021 / 7:13 am

    I often like my summer dresses better, so I will wear them throughout the fall with a cardigan and boots!

  4. October 15, 2021 / 10:12 am

    I love this transition for a warmer climate. I still think I’d freeze trying this out in the UK but the blazer/ maxi combination looks great on you!

  5. October 15, 2021 / 3:22 pm

    Absolutely perfect โ™ฅ

  6. October 15, 2021 / 7:57 pm

    I am here for this post sweetie!

    Danielle | thereluctantblogger.co.uk

  7. October 15, 2021 / 8:17 pm

    Beautiful styling! <3
    Convenience and elegance in one.
    Great combination of white with accessories <3

  8. October 16, 2021 / 12:06 am

    Beautiful outfit.
    Blazer and dress are perfect.
    Kisses!

    galerafashion.com

  9. Shauna
    October 16, 2021 / 12:50 am

    I love wearing blazers over my summer dresses to help transition into the new season. Love this look!

    Shauna

    http://www.lipglossandlace.net

  10. jodie filogomo
    October 16, 2021 / 2:47 am

    It’s so smart to make our clothes versatile like this. Absolutely beautiful Lovely,
    XOXO
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

  11. October 16, 2021 / 10:43 am

    That is a beautiful white dress on you and you layer it so well! I like adding sneakers and jackets to my dresses when the weather starts to cool too ๐Ÿ™‚

    Hope you are having a good weekend ๐Ÿ™‚ We went out to a market day this morning and the kids enjoyed the petting zoo.

  12. October 16, 2021 / 2:15 pm

    Blazers are make anything cooler! Love how you styled it, and the bag!
    have a great weekend,
    S

  13. October 16, 2021 / 7:23 pm

    In this time of the year I wear blazers over dresses too!
    You look beautiful!
    xoxo

    marisasclosetblog.com

  14. October 16, 2021 / 11:17 pm

    I love wearing white in the fall too! Beautiful looks!

    Eileen | yesmissy.com

  15. October 17, 2021 / 8:21 am

    My only white shoes were at the wedding. Unfortunately, I do not buy light-colored shoes, because I am afraid that I will dirty them somewhere.

  16. October 17, 2021 / 12:13 pm

    You look lovely! It’s great when a piece can be transitioned between seasons!
    Aimsy xoxo
    Aimsyโ€™s Antics

  17. October 17, 2021 / 4:08 pm

    Just like you I also love to wear my summer dresses when it’s colder.
    It looks so good with a blazer and all theses tips are great.
    I love to match a dress with boots as well.
    xx
    Margot
    https://troughthepasturesofthesky.com

  18. October 17, 2021 / 8:28 pm

    The blazer with the sneakers and hat! You always put together the best combos that I would never think to do. It’s brilliant and looks so good!

    xoxo Vicky
    http://www.letsgetlostblog.com

  19. October 18, 2021 / 11:04 am

    beautiful โ™ฅ The sneakers are wonderful!

  20. October 18, 2021 / 3:00 pm

    I loved the look. the combination of the dress and blzer was so beautiful
    xo

  21. October 18, 2021 / 5:53 pm

    Great styling ideas! Being able to wear our wardrobe pieces across seasons is really good for maximizing sustainability.

  22. October 18, 2021 / 6:47 pm

    This is such a beautiful combination for Autumn. Love the maxi with a white blazer.

    Love: Mariann Yip

  23. October 19, 2021 / 10:17 am

    You look stunning in this white dress!

  24. October 23, 2021 / 2:01 am

    This is very chic. I like to layer button-downs and turtlenecks under dresses, and I like adding long cardigans and blazers too. A cropped knitted chunky sweater or vest would also look great over this dress. I’m definitely a chunky boots gal!

  25. October 25, 2021 / 6:36 pm

    The blazer really is a genius move. I loved how it completely transformed your maxi dress! This is such a gorgeous look.

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