How to style a casual fall dress

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DRESS   lou & grey signaturesoft cowl dress  |   HAT   brixton felted wool fedora   |   BOOTS  tory burch tan riding boots  |   SCARF  oversized check neutral scarf   |   BAG  small reversible faux leather tote
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 thing, y’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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