The Summer Wind Down

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Photo compliments of Trek Earth

We’re already within our first full week of September. How did summer pass us so quickly? Luckily, we still have a bit more time before it’s officially fall (16 more days to be exact), so it’s a great opportunity to prepare for the Fall season ahead.

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Photo Compliments of Sojourn Travels by Tara

Reassess

As the weather cools down, changing up your closet is a must. This is a time to rethink what you actually wear and what you should donate or sell.

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Photo compliments of Hadley Court

New(ish) Wardrobe

Once you’ve got that sorted, it’s time to bring out your fall clothes!

Trading out your summer attire for your fall outfits is almost like opening up an entirely new wardrobe.However, not everything needs to go! Here are some layering tips to make your summer items work for the upcoming season.

Shake Up Your Shorts
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Photo Compliments of Fire Gypsy Vintage

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Photo compliments of Work Your Closet

You can transition your summer shorts for fall by layering tights underneath.

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Photo Compliments of New York Magazine

Think of dark denim, wool, or anything will a little bit more texture and structure.

Dress Up

Think your favorite summer dresses are long gone? Think again!

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Photo compliments of Shop Style

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Photo compliments of Daily Chic

Dresses are perfect under jackets during the cooler months, and with an awesome pair of tights and your favorite booties, perfection

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Photo compliments of Urban Outfitters

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Photo compliments of Wachabuy

Reorganize

Once you’ve figured out what to keep and what to eliminate, a re-approach in storage is something this is often overlooked, but will make your life a whole lot easier.

Fold, Fold, Fold!
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Photo compliments of myWebRoom

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Photo compliments of Michael Neilson

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Photo compliments of Bright Bold Beautiful

To keep those chunky, cozy sweaters in shape, folding them instead of hanging will create much more space.

Think Vertically

Skyscrapers were created to accommodate a large amount of people in smaller space. Think of your closet in the same way!

Taller shelving units are a great way to maximize the space in your closet. This DIY Mounted Shelf idea from Almost Makes Perfect for those who are a bit more handy.

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Photo compliments of Almost Makes Perfect

If not, it's something you can easily find at the Container Store or Crate & Barrel!


As exhausting this wardrobe revamp may be, it’s a great way to keep things minimal and efficient, and you’ll also feel super accomplished for taking on this task.

Happy Cleaning!

GMP