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Your Cheat Sheet On Dressing For Fall In L.A.

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    If you wake up to sunshine and 72-degree weather every morning (we're looking at you, SoCal), any complaints you have about Mother Nature are officially null. However, there is one pain point we're kinda, sorta sympathetic to: anticlimactic seasonal changes. While the rest of the country cozies up in turtlenecks and tube socks, Angelenos can cruise through the year in crop tops and denim minis, give or take a few light layers. Considering the joys that come with fall — sweater weather, tall boots, hot caffeinated beverages — we feel for you. But just because your seasonal shifts don't require a wardrobe overhaul doesn't mean you can't get into some new autumn arrivals.

    To start, we enlisted L.A. local and fashion blogger Sazan Hendrix to whip up some outfits that feel like fall but totally work in warmer climates. With new styles from Old Navy in her arsenal (think cocoon-like outerwear and woven textures in earthy colors), Sazan shows how to wear effortless layering pieces that'll kill cold-weather fashion FOMO — at least until the inevitable first-snow-of-the-season 'grams.

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    The Blanket Statement
    Here, Sazan shows that bare legs are fair game all season long. And while the climate doesn't require a full-on coat situation, an easy way to proactively dress for breezy days and post-sunset outings is with a large blanket scarf and ankle booties.

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    This is also a chance to play with print mixing. A dark windowpane-check scarf provides a great contrast to the vibrant red in Sazan's dress.

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    The Loosey-Goosey Knit
    Finding an outer layer that's semi-sheer will allow you to embrace sweater weather without overheating. The extra perk? Texture.

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    To punch up the neutral sweater, try a classic pairing with a bright flannel layered underneath. Keep it chill and let the collar and shirttails peek out.

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    The Toned-Down Turtleneck
    While turtlenecks are a no-brainer for fall, they can be a bit stuffy for days above 60. To cater the trend to the West Coast, opt for a billowy, short-sleeved cowl-neck version that'll keep your body temp, not your look, from being too hot.