Fall Transitional Pieces

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Can you believe it’s almost September? I’m always so sad summer is over, but I do love fall fashion. I love playing with layers and having a variety in my silhouettes. So today’s look- though I am reluctant to post- is a fall transitional look. I’m styling a few key pieces that will help you go from summer to fall seamlessly.

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¡No puedo creer que casi llegamos a septiembre! Odio el final del verano, pero me encanta el estilo de otoño. Puedo jugar con colores y hay más variedad con las siluetas de ropa. Aunque estoy reacia de mostrarles un outfit para la transición a otoño, es útil para el clima que ahora tenemos. Uso una piezas básicas que no cuestan mucho, y son buenas inviertas.

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One of the first transitional pieces I got for this fall is this Zara striped off the shoulder top. It’s ideal because it has sleeves, but also shows some shoulder. It’s a happy medium for the changing temperatures. The fabric is also a light linen, which keeps it from being too warm during the end of summer.

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La primera pieza que compré para la transición es esta camisa rayada de Zara. Es una buena mezcla porque tiene mangas y muestra los hombros también. La tela es algodón, y no es pesado. Es perfecto para ambos el verano y el otoño.
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I couldn’t help but snag some new fall lip tones, too. When I said I love the Kylie Cosmetics Lipkits, I wasn’t lying. I struggle to keep myself from buying every shade! So once I narrowed down my selections, I decided on this matte red-orange, Kristen. My sister Megan said it’s her favorite on me, and it may be mine, too! I like warm shades for summer, but rarely wear strong colors in the heat. So this one is great for those in-between months, since it has a good hue, but isn’t too bold (compare dot my other reds).

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No pude controlar mis ganas de comprar más pintalabios de Kylie Cosmetics. Fue súper difícil escoger un color y por fin decidí a comprar Kristen. Es una buena mezcla de rojo y naranjo, pero no es demasiado fuerte. Mi hermana Megan me dijo que fue su favorito, y puede ser lo mío también! Creo que el tono del rojo es ideal para la transición, qué opinan ustedes?

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I’ve continued wearing my white marbled Christian Paul watch, and I will especially use it during the seasonal transition to fall because it keeps my outfits from becoming too “dark” and adds a fun pop. I paired it with my olive green purse from Zara, which is the perfect fall tone. I really love olive green, and this bag is only $40, so it isn’t a huge investment. I took the bandana off of it, but will add it on for future use.

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Sigo llevando mi reloj blanco de Christian Paul y seguiré usándolo durante el otoño porque añade un toque fuerte a mi outfit. Lo combino con mi nueva bolsa verde olivo de Zara, que cuesta $40. Quité el pañuelo para este outfit, pero lo añadiré en el futuro. Me encanta este color para el otoño!

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My final fall transitional piece is (you guessed it…) leopard. Animal print accessories, especially shoes, have never failed me in the past. They seem to work with bright summer colors, as well as deeper, fall tones. I usually don’t wear leopard in the summer because it just doesn’t feel right (I know that’s a silly reason!), so I’m alllll too happy to pull out these babies again! Thanks, Nine West, for making the cutest abstract leopard print!

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La última pieza para la transición es un accesorio del estampado animal. Es un estampado que suelo escoger para el otoño y nunca me falla. Me encanta el leopardo especialmente en zapatos. Estos tacones de Nine West son mis favoritos porque el estampado es abstracto y único. 

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LLEVO:

camisa/shirt (under $40!) | pantalones/jeans | tacones/heels | bolsa/bag | pintalabios/lips | gargantilla/choker | reloj/watch c/o Christian Paul | gafas/sunnies 

What are your staple summer to fall transitional pieces? Please share… I would love to hear more ideas :)

xo Rach

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¿Cuáles piezas usan para la transición de verano a otoño? Quiero saber más ideas!

xo Raque

4 Responses to Fall Transitional Pieces

  1. Do you have any suggestions for styling for work? I feel like there is a disconnect between my style outside of work and for work. I always feel like the outfits I wear to work aren’t expressive of my style and therefore I sometimes don’t feel comfortable. Does that make sense? My style is pretty conservative with a little edge so it seems on paper that it would transition well to a professional setting, but somehow it doesn’t always work. Anyway, just wanted to hear your thoughts. Thanks!

    • La Mariposa Blog says:

      Hi Krystina! I would definitely try shopping at places like Zara, Asos or Storets- you can get awesome work clothes that are unique and not too pricey at all stores! Instead of a normal button down, you can have one with unique prints or an interesting shape (like a bell sleeve or puffy shoulder). You can have skirts with a ruffled hem, or a blazer with asymmetrical shapes. That way, you can be trendy and stylish, but professional. And try swapping toe Blazers for jackets (like leather or something with a fun texture) and shoes that make a statement!

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