25 Simple Rules For Wearing Your Summer Clothes in the Fall

When that first cool day blows in, you're always like, "WTF, I thought it was still Summer?!" Then, of course, you panic — you haven't gotten in your Fall shopping yet. But until you stock up on those cold-weather essentials, there are plenty of outfit tricks you can try.

Ahead, we've rounded up 25 ideas for wearing your lightweight items, white statement pieces, and breezy blouses and skirts all season long. Even as you do make additions to your closet, we promise these hacks will continue to reinvigorate your wardrobe until Winter, not to mention get you maximum wear out of your Summer staples.

— Additional reporting by Nikita Ramsinghani

Wear Your "Going Out" Clutch of the Summer With a Long-Sleeved Dress and Mary Janes
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Wear Your "Going Out" Clutch of the Summer With a Long-Sleeved Dress and Mary Janes

A Newsboy Cap and Jacket Make Your Breezy Summer Dress Fall-Appropriate
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A Newsboy Cap and Jacket Make Your Breezy Summer Dress Fall-Appropriate

Your Cropped Jeans and White Blouse Have a Place in Fall: Under a Long Trench
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Your Cropped Jeans and White Blouse Have a Place in Fall: Under a Long Trench

Style Your Dress With a Basket Bag and a Blazer
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Style Your Dress With a Basket Bag and a Blazer

Work Your Slides With a Long-Sleeved Shirt and Pants Instead of Cut-Offs
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Work Your Slides With a Long-Sleeved Shirt and Pants Instead of Cut-Offs

Cover Your Lightweight Slip With a Long Trench and Loafers, Rather Than Nothing at All
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Cover Your Lightweight Slip With a Long Trench and Loafers, Rather Than Nothing at All

Swap Your Sandals For Low-Tops When Wearing Your Slitted Summer Maxi
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Swap Your Sandals For Low-Tops When Wearing Your Slitted Summer Maxi

Make Your Cropped Coordinates Edgy by Wearing Them With Combat Boots
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Make Your Cropped Coordinates Edgy by Wearing Them With Combat Boots

Add Layers in the Form of Denim to Cutesy Slides and Printed Pants
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Add Layers in the Form of Denim to Cutesy Slides and Printed Pants

Throw a Tweed Blazer and Boots Over Your LWD
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Throw a Tweed Blazer and Boots Over Your LWD

Ground Your White Separates With a Professional Blazer and Structured Bag
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Ground Your White Separates With a Professional Blazer and Structured Bag

Button a Trench Coat Over Your Long-Sleeved Top and Bring Those White Sneakers Right Into Fall
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Button a Trench Coat Over Your Long-Sleeved Top and Bring Those White Sneakers Right Into Fall

Keep on Your Sandals, but Work Them With a Long Chocolate Skirt and Khaki-Colored Blazer
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Keep on Your Sandals, but Work Them With a Long Chocolate Skirt and Khaki-Colored Blazer

Wear Your Slashed Jeans With a Black Bucket Bag and Sneakers Instead of Sandals and a Clutch
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Wear Your Slashed Jeans With a Black Bucket Bag and Sneakers Instead of Sandals and a Clutch

Snakeskin Booties Will Ground Your Denim Skirt in the Season
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Snakeskin Booties Will Ground Your Denim Skirt in the Season

Wear Thick Leather Pants and Dark Boots With Your Sugar Pink Jacket
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Wear Thick Leather Pants and Dark Boots With Your Sugar Pink Jacket

Style Your White Eyelet Top With a Floral Dress and Sock Boots
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Style Your White Eyelet Top With a Floral Dress and Sock Boots

Wear a Cardigan as a Minidress and Style It With a Jacquard Coat
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Wear a Cardigan as a Minidress and Style It With a Jacquard Coat

Style Your Slinky, Sheer Top With Mom Jeans and Business-Ready Flats
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Style Your Slinky, Sheer Top With Mom Jeans and Business-Ready Flats

Throw a Knee-Length Eyelet Coat Over a White Tee and Denim Skirt
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Throw a Knee-Length Eyelet Coat Over a White Tee and Denim Skirt

On Warmer Days, Whip Out Your Summer Shorts With Long Sleeves and Mules
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On Warmer Days, Whip Out Your Summer Shorts With Long Sleeves and Mules

Wear Your Long-Sleeved Lace Dress With Statement Boots
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Wear Your Long-Sleeved Lace Dress With Statement Boots

Throw a Sweatshirt Under Your Jean Jacket For Extra Warmth
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Throw a Sweatshirt Under Your Jean Jacket For Extra Warmth