Fashion

Winter to Spring Transition (Outfits + Tips)

Boy oh boy am I bummed that the weatherman is calling for a half a foot of snow tonight… all I want is warm weather so I can start wearing some spring pieces and begin packing away my boots! (Is that too much to ask?!) In the meantime, I have been dreaming of warmer weather and putting together a few spring outfits plus coming up with a handful of tips that will help you easily transition your winter wardrobe to spring.

Outfit Details- sweater: Banana Republic, statement necklace: Francesca’s, jeans: Hollister, shoes: Palm Beach Sandals, bracelets: Alex and Ani 

I know for a lot of people right now it is much too cold to neglect their sweaters all together which is why my first tip is to start breaking out the color. By adding a colored sweater to your wardrobe you can continue staying warm during those brisk mornings but won’t feel confined in the dark hues that tend to be worn during the colder months.

I also recommend swapping out your boots with some lighter shoes like flats or even sandals. I tend to switch over to sandals once it gets to be about  65 degrees.

Outfit Details- tee: Aeropostale, cardigan: Hollister/TJ Maxx, skirt: thrifted/Target, shoes: Forever 21

I am also well aware that the transition from jeans to shorts can be super awkward so I tend to ease my way to showing some more leg by opting for dresses and skirts for a while. This way, when I’m finally ready to start wearing shorts once it begins to get even warmer it doesn’t feel like such a harsh transition.

Don’t pack away your cardigans, they are seriously perfect for the spring time. I tend to pair them over dresses or over a cute springy tank. This way I am incorporating some warm weather pieces while not completely freezing my booty off.

Outfit Details- blouse: Loft, jeans: Gap, flats: Glicks, bracelets: Alex and Ani 

My last tip is to start wearing lighter denim if you can help it. I feel as though it just adds a touch of lightness to a look. White jeans scream spring and look good with almost anything- don’t be afraid of them!

I hope you all enjoyed today’s post. How do you start transitioning from winter clothing to spring?! Let me know in the comments below along with any other questions, comments, or requests you may have for me. Wishing you all the happiest day. With love, McKenz.

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Fashion

Fall Transition Outfits + Tips

Happy Friday everyone, Fall has offically arrived which menas it’s time to start breaking out the new wardrobe. Today I have shared with you five tips and five outfit ideas to easily transition you closet from Summer to Fall. Feel free to alter these to your states temperature or take inspiration from any of these outfits. I hope you all like this post, I hd such a good time taking the pictures with Jeanie!

add a jacket over your favorite tank

Fall seriously has the best weather, you don’t ned to bulk up with too many layers so you cane easily add a cargo ja key over your favorite tank. Mine is a solid black one as it is so versatile. I’m keeping this look trendy by pairing it with some skinny jeans and my espadrilles.

Outfit Details- tank: Old Navy, jacket: TJ Maxx, shoes: Forever 21, jeans: Hollister, watch: Kohls, bracelet: Boho Betty

pair a sweater and flats with shorts

Flow shorts don’t look to summer-y and can easily be paired with a fall colored sweater and your favorite flats. Lace ups are super in style right now and paired together so well with this outfit.

Outfit Details- sweater: Old Navy, flown shorts: TJ Maxx, shoes: Old Navy, watch: Kohls

add a flannel to a dress or romper 

Keep wearing your favorite Summer dresses and romper by simply throwing over a flannel. Tie it around your waist if you get too hot or wear it off the shoulder!

Outfit Details- romper: Old Navy, flannel: Old Navy, watch: Kohls, bracelet: Boho Betty

wear your summer tops and sandals with fall toned pants

It’s still pretty hot and humid where I live so I haven’t quite put away my tanks and sandals for the year, I’m pairing them with these maroon jeans so this outfit is totally Fall appropriate. You could simply throw on a cardigan if you got chilly too.

Outfit Details- jeans: American Eagle, sandals: Pierre Dumas, tank: Old Navy, watch: Kohls, bracelet: Boho Betty

keep wearing your favorite Summer pieces!!!

You don’t have to put away your favorite Summer pieces just yet, its hot enough to show your legs so I’m keeping my overalls out still and pairing them with my Birks which were another Summer fav. I easily transitioned these into the cooler months by pairing the with a fuzzy sweater and come matching knit socks. This was by far my favorite outfit.

Outfit Details- sweater: Forever 21, overalls: Gap, socks: American Eagle, shoes: Birkenstocks

Well, that’s a wrap for today;s blog post. Which outfit was your favorite?! Let me know what blog posts/outfits you would like to see here on styledbymckenz. Thanks a ton for reading, sending you all my love and happiness. With love, McKenz. ps stay tuned for a new makeup of the week coming tmrw!!!