6 Ways to Wear Your Summer Dresses In Fall

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Just because the temperatures have dropped doesn't mean we're willing to call it quits on our summer wardrobes already. How many of us splurged on a breezy little dress in May, but now feel it's not seasonally appropriate? Guilty!

A great way to get more mileage out of your summer wares is to layer, layer, layer. From white button-downs to tees, below are six ways to give your favorite wispy frocks a second life.

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This fun spaghetti strapped number is transformed by adding a turtleneck. The trick here is to pair a fitted dress with an undershirt that is equally as fitted. The sleek, black color elevates the entire look.

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Break Out a Plain White Tee

Break Out a Plain White Tee
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Make a simple white t-shirt more fashion forward by pairing it with a striped, collegiate-style dress. A camel overcoat adds an extra layer of warmth.

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Go For A Tonal Approach

Go For A Tonal Approach
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A minimal oxford under a dress in a similar hue seamlessly gives the illusion of a one-piece wonder. Embellished heels are your statement here.

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Add Unexpected Pieces

Add Unexpected Pieces
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Give onlookers something to talk about with unusual pieces layered together. A blouse and pants in a contrasting texture add depth (but no bulk) to this suede dress. The key is to keep everything streamlined and tailored.

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Pump Up the Volume

Pump Up the Volume
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Play up this dress's full skirt by pairing it with a dramatically-sleeved top. To channel your inner street style star, just add sneakers.

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Be Detail-Oriented

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A traditional black dress finds new ground with a tattoo-sleeved blouse layered underneath.

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