How To Start Mixing Your Summer & Fall Pieces Now

Photographed by Jacqueline Harriet.
New York doesn't mess around when it comes to seasons; we experience each one in full force. And with fall just around the corner, we're half excited, half stressing about the inevitable wardrobe transition (not to mention those awkward in-between temps) that are about to go down. Even so, no matter where you live, the season change doesn't mean you have to stow away your favorite summer styles just yet. Even better: What if you could bust out your fall wardrobe right now?

According to NYC-based style blogger Charlotte Groeneveld of The Fashion Guitar, you totally can. We tapped the Netherlands native for tips on mixing the two styles of both seasons together, for that tricky transitional weather. Up ahead, see how Charlotte mixes fall pieces — like Banana Republic’s latest utility jackets and dark, sleeveless vests — with her warm-weather favorites. The best part? This might be the best excuse ever to begin checking off that fall wish list, stat.