Early fall dressing never looked so chic
Fall feels like it will be here any minute, but before we can fully indulge in pumpkin-flavored baked goods and layering on our favorite knits, we have to power through a few weeks of unpredictable temperatures. When the day’s highest nears 90 during the day and drops to what could almost be described as “chilly” by nightfall, it makes the daily question of what to wear seem even more complicated. Our proposed solution? A blazer-and-shorts suit.
Since these matching sets are a little bit unconventional compared to your typical power suits, it allows you to be more playful with your styling. Picture a tailored blazer and shorts with a simple tube top, or a plaid combination paired with a distressed band tee. You can even take a tip from the street style at Copenhagen Fashion Week and throw on a pair of sneakers, too. Start with a fabric that suits your style — whether its houndstooth, satin or even linen — mix in some of your favorite accessories, and you’ll have your go-to outfit for that tricky, transitional summer-to-fall weather.
We’ve combed the internet and identified 16 blazer-and-shorts combinations that will have you completely rethinking how you get dressed in the next few weeks. Shop our favorites in the gallery below.
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