how to style a casual fall dress

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DRESS   lou & grey signaturesoft cowl dress (I recommend sizing up one size)   |   HAT   brixton felted wool fedora   |   BOOTS   tory burch tan riding boots (available in more sizes here)   |   SCARF   oversized check neutral scarf   |   BAG   small reversible faux leather tote (sold out, bigger size linked)

Y’all know there’s nothing I love more than a casual, everyday fall dress. They appear put-together with minimal effort, keep you cool when “autumn” barely dips below seventy degrees, and give your worn-down sweater drawer a nice break. Really, what’s not to love?

Another reason I love a good fall dress? It makes a perfect base layer for creating the cutest fall look. All you need to do is follow three simple steps!

  1. Add a Hat // One easy way to bring something fresh to your autumn look is to accessorize an easy, everyday dress with a hat. Stay away from ones that are excessively floppy and opt for a more structured silhouette for a classic, rather than trendy, feel. I love the color and shape of this one! One thing that wasn’t my favorite? The feathers. I promptly yanked those off. Oops! ;)
  2. Wrap up in a Scarf // Secondly? Layer up! There’s nothing like a classic, neutral scarf to make any look feel fall-ish. There’s something especially eye-catching about a scarf paired with a dress! Bundle it around your neck like I am above, or drape it over your shoulders for more of a caped look.
  3. Strap on those Boots // Ballet slippers are usually my first choice for styling casual dresses year-round, but not when it comes to fall! There’s something quintessentially equestrian about a pair of riding boots, and I love the feminine juxtaposition they make when paired with a lovely little dress! Y’all have heard me go on and on about the color of this pair. Perfect in every way!

Next time you pull your favorite, everyday dress out of the closet, try giving one (or all three) of these tricks a spin to take your ensemble to the next level. I think you’re going to love the end result!

Before I sign off, a word on this lou and grey long sleeve dress. It is the softest thingy’all. I really am so in love! The one thing I wish I’d done differently? Ordered it in a size up from my usual. Keep that in mind if you’re purchasing!

Love from Texas,

Kate

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20 Comments

  1. Kelsey said:

    The color of this dress is so pretty and I love the colors in the scarf! So cute!!
    Xo, Kelsey
    http://www.petiteinherheels.blogspot.com

    Published 10.25.18 · Reply
  2. Samantha said:

    I love a good fall dress too . You dress is so beautiful and I am very interested in it! And your dressing style give me a good inspiration.

    Published 10.26.18 · Reply
  3. Katie said:

    This dress looks so cute on you, Kate! I love how casual yet chic this outfit is!

    xoxo,
    Katie
    chicincarolina.blogspot.com 

    Published 11.4.18 · Reply
  4. kiki said:

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    Published 4.8.19 · Reply
  5. Eva said:

    The arm is a little large, do not know whether European and American people are generally stronger than the people of the continent. Overall, it feels good. Quite a figure. https://www.amazon.cn/dp/B00ZFMSH1M/ref=sr_1_9?

    Published 4.8.19 · Reply
  6. 小玲 said:

    Recently saw a very nice skirt, the color is also very popular recently green, very prominent figure, but I do not know suitable for me, please give me some advice
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    Published 4.9.19 · Reply
  7. jessica said:

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    Published 4.9.19 · Reply
  8. jessica said:

    Last week, I found a dress with a very close style on this website, and more importantly, the price is very cheap, but the seller in China, I am very worried about the quality, please give me some advice
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    Published 4.9.19 · Reply
  9. yezhike said:

    Recently, I am going to attend my classmates’birthday party. I want to choose a dress. I don’t know what color is suitable for me.

    Published 4.14.19 · Reply
  10. yehaha said:

    Recently, I saw a little sister wearing a beautiful dress. I want to buy a dress to try on, but I’m afraid I can’t wear it.

    Published 4.14.19 · Reply
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    Published 4.15.19 · Reply
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    Published 4.15.19 · Reply
  13. yj said:

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    Published 9.19.19 · Reply
  14. Jay said:
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  15. luying said:

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    Published 9.20.19 · Reply
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    Published 9.23.19 · Reply
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    Published 9.23.19 · Reply
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    Published 10.24.19 · Reply