Bye-bye summer – good riddance, heat! Accompanying fall’s arrival (officially Saturday, Sept. 22) are new looks and trends for the season, ready to mix and match with the changing temperatures. Midi skirts and daytime sequins number among the fashions we’re loving lately.


Layer your fabrics this fall, and pair them with a stylish cropped jean. Tart blouse, $152, Paisley Boutique (; Paige jeans, $239, Paisley Boutique; Luxury double-faced shawl-collar cashmere vest, $895, Neiman Marcus (; Kendra Scott Lotus earrings, $95, Neiman Marcus; Vince Camuto Adriele booties, $140, Nordstrom (


Contrast feminine florals with plaid menswear for a day-to-night look. Veronica Beard dress, $595, Nordstrom (; Veronica Beard Beacon Check Dickey Jacket, $595, Nordstrom; BaubleBar Tassiana Gold and Acrylic Hoop earrings, $36, Nordstrom; Seychelles booties, $139, Paisley Boutique (


A bouclé shift dress is classic and versatile for any occasion. Kate Spade multi-tweed fringe dress, $398, Kate Spade Plaza Frontenac (; Kate Spade Sherrie kitten heels, $228, Kate Spade Plaza Frontenac; Kate Spade blooming bling leather asymmetrical earrings, $88, Kate Spade Plaza Frontenac; Kate Spade bangles, $48 each, Kate Spade Plaza Frontenac


Sequins during the day are very up and coming, so don’t fear sparkling before sunset brings the actual stars. Iro Natesa sequin short-sleeve top, $515, Neiman Marcus (; J Brand jeans, $218, Vie (; Earrings, $125, Vie


The ever-popular midi skirt looks effortlessly chic paired with a cozy sweater. Vince off-shoulder asymmetric cashmere pullover sweater, $345, Neiman Marcus (; Vince dot-print foulard asymmetric pleated silk skirt, $325, Neiman Marcus; Kendra Scott Anthony Long tassel necklace, $160, Neiman Marcus; Panacea earrings, $50, Nordstrom (

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Katie is a mom of 3 who loves cooking as much as fashion and secretly wishes she had Matt Sorrell and Sarah Conard's jobs combined. Food photography is what I wish I had a talent (outside of Instagram) for!