Fashion Rework Your Summer Clothes for Fall By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on August 13, 2009 @ 01:53PM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Time Inc. Digital Studio Rework Your Summer Clothes for Fall 01 of 08 Bright Strapless Dress Time Inc. Digital Studio Layer an oxford shirt and a roomy boyfriend sweater on top of your dress (at left: Necessary Objects by Ady Gluck dress, $65; at fredflare.com), then belt it. WHAT TO ADD NOWamp#149; Thomas Pink cotton shirt, $180; at Thomaspink.com.amp#149; Uniqlo wool sweater, $40; call 877-786-4756.amp#149; Michelle Monroe leather clutch, $99; at michellemonroestudios.com. amp#149; Leatherock belt, $75; call 800-466-6667. amp#149; DampG bracelet, $235; call 877-551-7257. amp#149; Botkier flats, $275; at botkier.com. 02 of 08 Floral-Print top Time Inc. Digital Studio No need to retire your sweet summer top (at left: Theory top, $225; at Saks.com)-just slip it under a softly tailored suit with sleek, sharp accessories and you're all business. WHAT TO ADD NOWamp#149; Express wool suit, $198; at Express.com.amp#149; Anya Hindmarch leather purse, $695; call 212-750-3974.amp#149; Ann Taylor leather heels, $155; at Anntaylor.com. 03 of 08 Slip Dress Time Inc. Digital Studio Take your little slip (at left: Philosphy di Alberta Ferretti dress, $325; call 212-460-5500 for info) and switch out your summery sandals for an ankle-strap shoe in a plush plum shade. A cozy sweater also warms things up. WHAT TO ADD NOW* White + Warren cashmere cardigan, $275; at Whiteandwarren.com.* Kristin Kahle leather belt, $96; at Kristinkahle.com.* Elizabeth Cole glass cabochon and gold plate bracelet, $107; call 888-242-4552.* Lauren Merkin leather tote, $295; at neimanmarcus.com.* Nine West suede pumps, $89; call 800-999-1877. 04 of 08 Sleeveless Blouse Time Inc. Digital Studio A long-sleeve tee in a matching shade converts a sleeveless tunic (at left: Banana Republic chiffon blouse, $80; at Bananarepublic.com) into a top for all seasons. A dark skirt and boots help keep things grounded. WHAT TO ADD NOWamp#149;Marquis and Camus crystal earrings, $165; at marquiscamus.com.amp#149; Michael Stars cotton shirt, $55; call 877-782-7833.amp#149; Serpui Marie straw purse, $215; call 914-921-3162.amp#149; Carlos by Carlos Santana, $129; at Macys.com.amp#149; Vince leather skirt, $595; call 212-924-0370. 05 of 08 Light-Colored Jeans Time Inc. Digital Studio Transition between seasons by adding a sporty jacket and textures like embossed and pebbled leather in deeper hues to your jeans (at left: AG Adriano Goldschmied jeans, $188; call 310-275-2621 for info). WHAT TO ADD NOW* Rag & Bone anorak, $815; call 212-727-2990.* Maloles leather flats, $375; call 888-222-7639.* Banana Republic leather purse, $400; call 888-277-8953.* Rebecca Taylor wool tank, $250; call 212-966-0406. 06 of 08 Chiffon Wrap Dress Time Inc. Digital Studio Layer looser pieces, like this plaid number, on top of ultrathin ones. The defined waist reins in fullness; the length lets the dress's bubble hem (at left: Obakki dress, $262; at Shop.obakki.com) peek out. WHAT TO ADD NOW* Falke cotton tights, $70; call 212-787-2762.* Tod's leather bag, $1,445; call 800-457-8637.* Stuart Weitzman leather booties, $355; at Stuartweitzman.com. Steven Alan Wool skirt, $225; call 212343-0692. Dannijo silver necklace, $298; at Dannijo.com. 07 of 08 Floral Dress Time Inc. Digital Studio When mixing patterns, keep both in the same color family (here, we used navy). Motorcycle boots help toughen up the sweetness of the dress's allover print (at left: H&M dress, $30; visit Hm.com for stores). WHAT TO ADD NOW* Three Dots turtleneck, $170; at threedots.com.* The Frye Company leather boots, $328; at Thefryecompany.com.* Liz Claiborne New York Purse, $38; call 800-289-6229. 08 of 08 Tunic Dress Time Inc. Digital Studio Black leggings plus a matching fitted blazer, lend formality and structure to a breezy garment (at left: Rory Beca dress, $278; visit Rorybeca.com for stores). Adding a belt not only gives you shape, it pulls up the dress, so it's shorter, more like a blouse. WHAT TO ADD NOW* Use/Unused silk-woll blazer, $320; call 626-792-4746.* Alexis Bittar bracelets, $355 (top) and $295; at Alexisbittar.com. 7 for All Mankind leather heels, $275; at Zappos.com. Vince leggings, $195; at Barneys.com. Suzi Roher studded belt, $268; at Searleny.com.