Fall Fashion Trends 2013:
5 Ways to Make Your Summer Pieces Work for Fall, Too
Summer Trend: Leather Dresses
Your Transitional Helper: A Knitted Cover-Up
There’s no question that warm-weather leather is a summer statement (see: Proenza Schouler and Emmy Rossum), but don’t let your investment piece stay confined to three months of the year. Introduce a textured piece, like a cozy cardigan, to juxtapose the all-over leather. For a more formal approach, pick a structured blazer in a similar soft material.
Helmut Lang, acrylic, wool and nylon, $240; net-a-porter.com.