Style Guide: How to Dress for the Spring-to-Summer Transition

How to Dress for the Spring-to-Summer Transition

Embrace the excitement and ease of summertime!

While the transition from Spring to Summer is not as dramatic as the one from Winter to Spring, there are some differences in activities, weather, and trends. Prepare for the hottest season of the year by having a wardrobe full of styles you love and feel comfortable and confident wearing.

However, we don’t want to completely toss the Spring styles and re-purchase a whole new Summer wardrobe. Instead, continue reading to discover our top tips on how you can seamlessly take your Spring styles into Summer.

Spring to summer weather changes calls for a shift in wardrobe

Prepare for the hottest season of the year!

Terri is wearing the Tracy sleeveless jumpsuit in a size 8, Karla is wearing the Leona pleated dress in a size 6P, and Lene is wearing the Lisa 2.0 fuchsia dress in a size 18W.

Spring brings warmer weather but not nearly as hot as the Summer. Pants and sweaters are not as needed during the Summer as they are during the Spring. Instead, we want to stay cool in lightweight fabrics and look amazing in bold and bright colors. Thankfully, a lot of Spring styles reflect Summer trends and are made for warmer weather. All it takes is a simple switch of accessories to turn a Spring dress Summertime ready!

5 Tips for transitioning your style from Spring to Summer

Be prepped and ready to look your best in the new season’s weather and trends.

Right when we feel like we have gotten in the rhythm of one season, another one starts! But don’t worry, that does not have to mean starting over with your wardrobe. Instead, focus on a few tips that can easily take your Spring styles into the Summer.

  1. Let the accessories do the talking! In order to turn a Spring dress into a Summer dress, switch us the accessories to better fit the trends of the season.
  2. Shoes complete the look. The shoes can say a lot about the outfit, so go for an espadrille or a sandal to make the look more ready for Summer.
  3. Think pool party. Pair your look with a sun hat or a straw tote when your plans revolve around spending the day outdoors.
  4. Color, color, and even more color! Don’t be afraid to add some color to your look. Whether that means adding onto a blank canvas or complimenting an already colorful dress.
  5. Don’t forget sun protection! The most important part when it comes to being ready for the Summer. While sunscreen isn’t a visible accessory, sunburns are not cute!

5 Connected Apparel Spring outfits styled for Summer

Take our top Spring styles and make them Summer ready!

If you already have these Spring items in your wardrobe or if you’ve been keeping your eye on these Spring styles, don’t worry, we easily styled them to fit Summer trends. So, if you have yet to get your hands on these styles, add them to cart! 

Melanie is on trend & ready for Summer

Fuchsia + lightweight = the perfect Spring to Summer style

Style the Melanie fuchsia dress with a colorful woven tote bag, espadrilles, and simple gold accessories!

Freshen up your casual capsule wardrobe this Summer with lightweight dresses that can be worn just about anywhere! From running errands, to lunch outdoors, and even a daytime party! Take the Melanie dress from Spring to Summer by adding on woven textures and an espadrille wedge! Plus, add on accessories that match the fuchsia dress.

Regina is a jumpsuit you’ll be wearing all Summer long

Bright whites and unique details we are obsessed with!

Style the Regina ivory jumpsuit with a nude pair of wedges, a crossbody bag, and fun jewelry. Read our blog to learn more about how we style the Regina jumpsuit to multiple occasions.

Regina’s white fabric makes her the perfect piece to take from Spring to Summer. A blank canvas that can be styled just about any way to want! Plus, jumpsuits are the perfect option when you don’t feel like wearing a dress but still want to look more dressed up and chic. Regina features a split in the pants which adds a breezy touch that will keep you cool and comfortable.

Daphne is a tropical floral print fit for a Summer date night

The brighter accessories, the better!

Style the Daphne berry floral dress with a black low heel, a crossbody bag, and simple silver accessories. 

Daphne is a great Spring to Summer style option because of the tropical floral print! Plus, it makes the perfect nighttime Summer outfit due to the darker print. However, to make this dress pop in the Summer, add on bright colored accessories that compliment the pink shades in the dress. The flounce sleeve detail adds lightweight coverage that still allows for an airy feel and the fabric is non restrictive so don’t worry about wearing it during the warmer months!

Bobbi is a denim work dress perfect for Summer work days

Lightweight enough for the commute and easily layered over for the air conditioned office!

Style the Bobbi denim blue sheath dress with a black espadrille, your work bag, and a CAxLZ Bianca black cardigan for the office.

Dressing for the office can be difficult during the warmer months because of the air conditioner that is always blaring inside! While you want to dress for the hot sun outside, you also don’t want to be uncomfortably cold while working all day. Instead, choose a dress that is lightweight and Summer ready while also being easily layered over. The Bobbi dress is a great option! Just bring a cardigan with you to the office to keep warm. 

Sunny is a flirty floral for Summer cocktails

Look Summertime fine while sipping on your aperol spritz!

Style the Sunny fuchsia floral dress with a nude heel, gold accessories, and a pink crossbody bag to give a Summer touch.

Cocktail parties during the Summer call for a fun and flirty dress that will have you looking and still feeling your best after your third cocktail. The Sunny dress is a customer favorite silhouette and for the Spring and Summer seasons, we have a fuchsia floral option. Pair this dress with beaded accessories and a Summer shoe.

Shop dresses for Spring, Summer & beyond

Don’t start your wardrobe over, just adjust accordingly!

Montonya is wearing the Lisa 2.0 fuchsia dress in a size 14W, Leslie is wearing the Sunny fuchsia floral dress in a size 4, and Leanna is wearing the Melanie tie waist dress in a size 4.

Enhance your Spring wardrobe to make it ready for Summer with bright, colorful accessories, and an appropriate shoe. Get ready for the hottest season of the year with lightweight and easy to style dresses and jumpsuits.

  • Stay cool in lightweight fabrics.
  • Look amazing in bold and bright colors!
  • Accessories are important.
  • Straw bags and hats are perfect for Summer days outside.
  • Don’t forget the sunscreen!

We hope after reading this blog, you feel confident to seamlessly transition your Spring wardrobe into Summer. There is nothing better than saving on styles by getting to wear them more season than one. Shop our full collection of Summer ready styles now and be prepared for a season of fun in the sun!

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