Street Style: Transitioning Wardrobes From Summer to Fall

As the fall air blows in we take one last look at women holding on to the breezy styles of the summer heat. Take a look at the trends that dominated the streets of New York this past summer.
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As the fall air blows in, we take one last look at women holding on to the breezy styles of the summer heat.
Take a look at the trends that dominated the streets of New York this past summer.

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“I like to shop at American Apparel,” says Karma, who is a performer from Chicago.

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Fedora hats are a great accessory to transition from summer to fall.

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“I’m a free spirit with a bit of an edge,” says Jacqueline, 21, who is a model in New York City. Jacqueline transitions her summer shorts to fall by pairing them with tights and boots.

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Kiyama Brown is a music marketing manager, who shops at vintage stores like Funky Fanny’s.
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Bright summer colors go neon for fall, and think animal prints instead of abstract patterns.

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Yantisha is holding on to the easy breezy style of summer. Pair this dress with tights and a cardigan and it could easily work for fall.

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“I’m edgy with some rocker style,” says Mari, who works as a model.

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“I like to wear skinny jeans and tops that flatter my body’s form,” says Sylvia, 22, who works at French Connection. Take a cue from this lady in red and rock a bold colored bootie for fall.

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We know Otishka loves her tri-colored gladiator sandals, but she’ll have to put them away for next season.

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If you rocked calf-high gladiators during the summer, step it up a notch and trade in your sandals for high-thigh boots, which are all the rage for fall.

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“I’m trendy with my own touch of vintage finds,” says Oshadi, 31, who is an event planner. What do you think of her bright hued kicks with her outfit?

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Lindsay, 25, who works as a magazine publisher, keeps her corporate cool by mixing high and low brands like J-crew and Catherine Malandrino.

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