9/23/15

Bidding Farewell...

... to summer and a Joyous Hello to Fall.  However, it doesn't mean I need to put my summer faves away just yet, its just a matter of extending the shelf-life of some of my warm weather favorites, if only for a few weeks.

My sleeveless favorite served me well in the heat, but now its time to do double season duty.  In comes the sleeveless McCalls 7121, and with the temps starting out in the high 50s to low 60s in the morning, a lightweight sweater comes in handy. 

Also, with Fall in full effect, there is the expectation that we will be teased with a few days of cool weather followed by a few days of heat.  In comes the cardigan, which is a great way to transition a summer dress during those cool days and provides just enough warmth and when the temps spike a little, just push up the sleeves.   This seasonal transition is so simple,  just a matter of  extending the sleeves of a garment... and a cardigan is the perfect piece. 




Since my commute takes me from comfortably cool to darn near artic temps, I make sure I have my pashmina handy.  Another layering piece that can be tossed into your handbag or tote and retrieved when needed. Again, when the temps decide to spike, just a lil flick of the wrist and the pashmina is gone, push up my sleeves and I've instantaneously adjusted for warm temps.




 Oldie but Goodie, check out Stacy London's how to wear some double-duty pieces.

Until then,
Have a Great Week!

8 comments:

Faye Lewis said...

That hounds tooth jacket is speaking loudly to me. Great look.

Sheila said...

Thank you Faye! Lasy year, I purchased several merona cardigans from target. Love their cardigans and they hold up well to machine washing & line drying too.

Rhonda Buss said...

Whew....I thought you were leaving the blog ;)

Sheila said...

Hi Rhonda, with all the blogging inspiration. ...still hanging in there.

Noriecreates said...

Ooh I love that houndstooth number! I never thought about using my pashmina wrap to take to work on those cold days! Thanks for the tip!

Sheila said...

Thank You Norie ! I carry a Pashmina with me practically everyday... never know when you have to fight that AC artic wave.

Etta Green said...

I just love this look....hound tooth is my favorite love it!

Sheila said...

Thank you Etta !