How to Transition Your Summer Wardrobe for the Fall

As the summer days fade and the crisp air of fall creeps in, our wardrobes naturally undergo a seasonal shift. We may think to ourselves, “how do you make the most of your summer wardrobe without freezing?”. The good news is, transitioning summer clothing to fall is not only doable, but it can be incredibly chic and budget-friendly too, especially with the fantastic 50% sale on Women’s and Girl’s Dresses (applicable at select Talize locations). Here's a guide to effortlessly maximizing your summer pieces for the cozier months ahead:

  1. Layering is Key

Summer clothing is typically lighter and airier. To transition, consider layering. Wear your sleeveless or short-sleeved dresses over a long-sleeved shirt, turtleneck, or under a blazer or cardigan. The possibilities are endless, and with each layer, you add depth and texture to your outfit. Adding a pair of tights or leggings and a pair of boots can instantly transform a summer dress into a fall-appropriate outfit.

  1. Swap Out Accessories

Exchange those summer sandals for closed-toe shoes or boots. Pairing a summer dress with knee-high boots instantly gives it a fall vibe. Don’t forget about scarves, hats, and other cozy accessories that can change the entire look of an outfit.

  1. Darker Palettes & Patterns

Start incorporating deeper and muted colors that resonate with fall. A summer white dress can easily be autumn-approved with a deep burgundy or forest green cardigan. Also, consider adding fall-patterned accessories or clothes like plaid scarves or floral pieces in autumn hues.

  1. Invest in Statement Jackets

A statement jacket can instantly elevate a summer outfit. Whether it’s a leather jacket, denim, or a trench, draping it over your shoulders can make a significant difference.

  1. Mix Textures

Mixing textures is a fantastic way to enrich your look. Combine the lightweight textures of summer clothes with the heavier textures of fall, such as wool, suede, or corduroy. This contrast can make an outfit pop.

The Perfect Opportunity to Save MORE at Talize!

You’ll be happy to know that on Saturday, September 30th, we’ll be offering 50% off Women’s and Girls dresses, at select Talize locations. It’s the perfect opportunity to snag some beautiful summer dresses that can be transitioned into fall with the above-mentioned tips. Think about dresses with longer sleeves, deeper tones, or even mid-length styles that can be layered and paired effectively for fall.


Transitioning your wardrobe from summer to fall doesn't have to be a daunting task or an expensive affair. With a bit of creativity, layering, and the incorporation of fall accessories, you can effortlessly move into the cooler months in style. And remember, with deals like the one at Talize, updating and enhancing your wardrobe can be as light on your pocket as a fall leaf. Happy shopping and layering!

Please note: this promotion does not apply to Sarnia.