Clothes bound by season are simultaneously necessary and upsetting. You absolutely need them for a small period of time, and then before you know it, you must part ways. Well, what if there was a way to change that? Are you willing to test the waters and wear your favorite winter clothes in the summer?
This is a task that might seem impossible, but with a little creativity and some street style inspiration, it's actually quite simple to achieve. Think winter boots with open-back dresses, or knit cardigans tied around your floral frocks. With pairings like these, you might not have to put away your winter wardrobe after all.
Keep reading to see the styling tips that will allow you to wear your winter clothes all summer long!
Wear your chunky sweater with a lacy miniskirt and be sure to push up the sleeves. The short hemline of the skirt will be enough to keep you cool.
Your open-back dress just found its new best friend—your winter boots. The combination of a feminine frock with heavier flat boots makes this summertime look feel so unique.
Play with proportions by wearing your long parka over this lightweight poplin shirt dress. You know what makes the look 10 times cooler? Wearing it with Vans.
Your thick suede midi skirt is a knit camisole's dream. The contrasting textures create an outfit that is well rounded and can be made work-appropriate by way of sleek leather pumps.
Pieces you can layer in the winter can also be layered in the summer. Try wearing your basic turtleneck underneath a simple slip dress. Once again, sneakers are the perfect finishing touch.
Drape your wool blazer over your shoulders with nothing but a white T-shirt underneath. Pair with cropped frayed denim and sweet Mary Jane pumps for a look that is perfect for the office or an early dinner.
Tie your heavy cardigan around your waist to cinch your midsection in a dress that feels slightly shapeless.
Wear your most flirty dress with a classic trench coat. Leave it open so you don't feel trapped by the heat and so everyone can admire the adorable dress underneath.
Are you willing to try these summer styling techniques? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!