10 Top Transitional Outfits and How to Style Them
Transition your wardrobe for the new season so you'll have stylish outfits whatever the weather. If you're cosying up your look for autumn, dressing for winter warmth, sprucing up your aesthetic for spring or trying to perfect summer style, we have a range of remarkably versatile capsule wardrobe must-haves that leave you looking fabulous all year round.
For those new to the wonders of a capsule wardrobe, quickly put-together transitional fashion can be hit-and-miss. However, with a few tricks up your sleeve, you can curate an array of outfits that fit fashionably with the changing seasons.
What is a Transitional Capsule Wardrobe?
A transitional capsule wardrobe is about having a few quality items that you can wear every season of the year with just a few tweaks, such as pairing them with go-to seasonal staples and accessories.
So, without further ado, let's get into the ways that you can transform your wardrobe from summer to autumn, autumn to winter, winter to spring and spring to summer with ease.
Skirts for Every Season
Skirts are a fabulous capsule wardrobe staple, and transitioning them for every season is as easy as can be! Catch a tan by leaving your legs bare in summer and show off your summer pedicure polish with some funky sandals. Then, as the leaves turn brown, add some statement tights and adorable ankle boots for a chic autumn look.
Chunky knee-high boots can make your skirt outfit even cosier for winter, whilst cute pumps or trainers can transition your skirt elegantly into spring.
Say Yes to Yellow
Yellows, such as mustard and saffron, are amazing evergreen (or everyellow?) colours that work all year round, so keeping a few yellow items in your capsule wardrobe is a brilliant way to always stay in transitional style.
Matching the buttercups and daffodils of spring, the shining sun of summer, and the crisp mustard-hued leaves of autumn, yellow is always in season! Even in winter, when we might not see much of the colour in nature, some yellow knitwear can be the perfect way to brighten up a bleak winter’s day.
A Timeless Leather Jacket
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Don’t Pass on the Pinafore Dress
Pinafore dresses are fantastic transitional fashion for layering, making them a fabulous addition to your year-round capsule wardrobe.
They can be worn as is in summer or with a short-sleeved t-shirt or floaty blouse in spring. Then, as the weather cools, pair the pinny with a roll-neck jumper or a knitted cardigan for an effortless look that transcends style and age in autumn. All you need is a pair of chunky boots to give it a little bit of edge and you have some go-to stylish winter wear.
Our remarkable tunics are wonderful for exuding effortless boho fashion year-round. Wear them as a gorgeous mini dress in the hotter months, then pair them with jeans or leggings for a vibrant autumn or winter outfit.
And if the bohemian look is your style of choice, our tips on a boho capsule wardrobe will be perfect for you.
Cross-Seasonal Shirts and Blouses
Don’t Forget Your Coat!
A warm coat over an outfit is the ultimate elevation piece on colder days. If you’re heading somewhere with lovely indoor heating, dress as carefree as you like (within reason). But wrap up warm when heading outside using a light transitional jacket in spring and autumn or opt for a luxurious faux-fur or elegant longline coat in winter.
Get Cosy With Knitwear
Our wonderfully warming knitwear is the perfect way to cosy up an outfit for autumn or winter. A jumper and jeans is one of the go-to casual winter outfits for women, or throw a cardigan over your favourite top for autumn warmth.
Never Underestimate Accessories
A few simple but stylish accessories can update an outfit for the new season in a flash:
- A stunning scarf and chunky belt give your look some autumn flair with ease.
- A gorgeous pair of vintage-style gloves and a cute hat transition it seamlessly into winter.
- Then, as the flowers start to bloom, ditch those cosier accessories for delicate jewellery to bring a free-spirited spring vibe.
- And in summer, keep cool with a fabulous floppy sun hat and a chic pair of shades.
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