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Summer technically ends on September 21, but it doesn't actually feel final until we spend that lousy Sunday afternoon packing up all our delicate tank tops, cheeky miniskirts, and slip dresses to make room in our closet. Sure, it's good to be reunited with our plaids, wools, and leather, but there's something that feels so perverse about doing it at the expense of letting go of our favorite summer items.
Call us histrionic, fine, but if you've got real feelings about letting go of lighter clothing, we're here to say that you don't have to. There are many ways to extend the lifespan of your warm-weather pieces and wear them with your fall staples. From your breeziest silk dresses to those tanks you used to pair with swim bottoms (and accessorize with a popsicle), we've got the clever fall layering item you need to give those items another boost.