As fall creeps closer and closer, there is so much to look forward to. Crisp air, pumpkin-flavored everything, autumnal leaves, and that back-to-school, fresh-start feeling are at the top of our list. With all of these things comes the need for a wardrobe update, but the prospect of overhauling your entire closet and financing a new fall collection is daunting, to say the least. To help you upgrade more easily — and without completely depleting your bank account — we teamed up with lucy activewear to take you through seven simple closet swaps that are sure to leave you feeling fall-ready, instantly.
The most exciting part about any changing season is harvesting your closet for items you completely forgot you owned and doing a bit of shopping to fill in what you're missing. While your most classic pieces will undoubtedly work year after year, we've hand-picked these big finds and the accessories to pair with them, all of which we're super-excited to try when the temps cool down. Start by updating the rotation of items you wear most frequently, like your everyday outerwear, uniform-worthy denim, and go-to tees. Next, settle on a few calculated accessories that will make your day-to-day life a little easier and a lot more stylish. Think: a carryall handbag that works at your office desk through a nice dinner out, a slide-on-and-go pair of shoes, and upgraded eyewear. Scroll down to discover the only seven pieces you need for fall. Shopping list, sorted!
1. Trade In Your Classic Denim Jacket For A Moto-Inspired Version.
Add a more interesting (not to mention edgier!) layer to your wardrobe, and plan to throw it on over any and everything all season.
Lucy indiGO trucker jacket, $148, lucy.com.
2. Swap Your Aviators Sunglasses For A Round-Framed Pair.
Aviators have long been the universal shape of choice for summer soirees, and while we're not throwing shade at the style, we're ready for a change with the season. Switch it up by adding this '90s-inspired shape to your collection.
Sunday Somewhere sunglasses, $290, sundaysomewhere.com.
3. Upgrade Your Sweatpants With Sleek Joggers.
You never know who you might bump into on that evening grocery run, so ditch your knit athletic pants. These joggers may look like denim, but they still make it easy to accomplish everything from food shopping to treadmill sessions with ease.
Lucy indiGO jogger pant, $128, lucy.com.
4. Replace Your White T-shirt With A Less Predictable Graphic Tee.
Step up your t-shirt game with a graphic print that can be paired with everything from denim to a floor-length skirt.
Lucy t-shirt, $35, lucy.com.
5. Trade In Your Bulky Gym Bag For A Cool-Girl Backpack.
Because hands-free is the way to be — and you don't need to look like you're rushing off to class anymore. This sophisticated knapsack makes it easy to go everywhere from girl's night, to the gym, in style.
Seen by Chloe backpack, $495, shopbop.com.
6. Sub In Versatile Running Tights For Your Faded Yoga Pants
Yes, we're officially calling for the end of the "wear your yoga pants everywhere" trend. You can do better! These lightweight yet sophisticated pants are perfect for hitting your favorite workout class, then heading straight to meet friends for cocktails. Crunch-to-brunch fashion, made easy.
Lucy indiGO run tight, $128, lucy.com.
7. Swap Your Sneakers For Trendier Loafer Slides.
While a white leather sneaker will never go out of style, try your hand (or foot) at slip-on loafers this fall for all of your off-duty needs.
Gucci loafers, $595, nordstrom.com.
This post is sponsored by lucy activewear.
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