Fall Transition Outfits 2017 – Cardigans and Camisoles To Wear This Fall

The nights seem to already be getting cooler so it’s time to start thinking about Fall transition outfits.   Layers are key for this time of year because days can be hot and nights can be cold.   My favorite combination as I’ve shown so many times before (see here for example) is a cozy cardigan over a camisole.   I’m rounding up some of my favorite wardrobe staples from my favorite retailer (Nordstrom) to take you into the cooler months.

Fall Transition Outfits – Long Draped Cozy Cardigan with Sexy Lace-Up Camisole







If you follow me on Instagram you know I’m always sharing neutral outfit ideas.   This drape front long cardigan is a light, thermal, neutral with pockets!!  YESS!!!   When did pockets become indulgent?   I am wearing size small and the cardigan is only $65.   It’s cozy enough to wear at home over pajamas but then here I’m wearing it as more of a date night look.

The lace-up cami is a MUST HAVE if you’re ok with showing some skin.   I am wearing size small in the camisole.  I shared two plunge bra options above.   I wear this plunge bra with straps with a lot of lower cut pieces.   It makes cleavage with boobs that I didn’t know still had it in them.  I own the bra in black and nude.

Both the cross body bag (more affordable alternative here) and peep toe heels have a dusty blush color to them.   In my opinion blush is a neutral and I can’t get enough of it this season.  These distressed skinny jeans have a LOT of stretch.   They’re more like denim leggings in my opinion.  If you like higher waisted jeans with less stretch see the pair in the outfit I am wearing below.  Fall transitions outfits for me will include mostly skinny jeans and a couple pairs of leggings.

Fall Transition Outfits – Drape Front Open Cardigan Over Lace Trim Gray Camisole with Shelf Bra



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This lace trim camisole is what I’d call a live-in top.   It’s perfect for day to night (as in overnight).   You know I love my pajama jeans so here’s a pajama cami.   It has a built in shelf bra.  I’m not sure why more layering tanks don’t offer this.   The shelf bra is a feature I love.

The high waisted denim doesn’t have as much stretch but stays quite fitted.   The jeans are true to size and very trendy with the step hem but only $54.  If you don’t have a Y-necklace – what are you waiting for?   They dress up any outfit, even a plain white tee.

Again you’ll see I’m wearing peep-toe footwear (almost identical here on sale).   I love peep toes as part of a Fall transition outfit.   They say I’m ALMOST ready for boots and booties but not quite ready to say “goodbye” to Summer.

Both of the bags shown in this post are by Rebecca Minkoff.   Her bags are some of my favorite handbags because of the quality and style.  I realize they aren’t within everyone’s budget so I wanted to recommend another brand of bags I love at Nordstrom – Sole Society.   I have a couple of their crossbody bags that I use when I’m running around with my kids.

Other Fall Transition Outfit Cardigan Options

Other AFFORDABLE Camisole Options



Have you tried the curbside pick-up yet at Nordstrom?   I live close to a Nordstrom store so I am able to shop during nap time and then swing by for my purchases without having to take my kids out of my car.  Unless stores start opening daycares next to the fitting rooms this is my preferred way to shop so I don’t have to wait on shipping time.

Thanks so much for stopping by!  To shop my most current outfits visit my “Shop My Instagram” page.

Thank you to Nordstrom for sponsoring this post!

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  • Amber
    August 11, 2017 at 3:27 pm

    Such a cute fall outfit look! It makes me want to recreate the same look from my closet! BTW, I am such a fan girl of you and your insta feed and I loved your insta stories live earlier in the week! I learned a lot of info! I am a new blogger, so it was beneficial for me to hear you both chat about things and answer viewers questions!
    Question on the tie back peep toe booties from Sole Society – Are they comfy? I mean in the toe area. It looks like they are a soft suede and they would be comfy. I seem to caution buying shoes online due to not being able to try them on. But these are so adorable and I would consider purchasing if I knew they were comfy and not constricting in the toe area. thanks for any feedback!

    • Rachel
      August 15, 2017 at 2:05 am

      hi amber!!
      thanks for the comment.
      the sole society peep toes are great. super comfortable. I wear them to walk a couple miles to grab coffee without any issue.
      have a great day!

  • Tabitha
    August 14, 2017 at 3:33 pm

    All these outfits are just beautiful! I love how versatile and sexy they are, and I really like how you played on the neutral colors and only used a subtle soft blush in the purse. Very lovely.


    • Rachel
      August 15, 2017 at 2:00 am

      THANK YOU TABITHA!!! appreciate the comment 🙂

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