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How to transition kids' summer clothes for fall

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How to... extend your child's wardrobe

We all know how expensive kids' clothes can be. Extend your child's wardrobe by incorporating some of her favorite summer pieces into fall outfits.
How to... extend your child's wardrobe

Step 1: Wear skirts with tights

Those light summer skirts can still get some significant wear this fall by teaming them up with tights. Layer skirts over tights and leggings in bold colors and fun prints. Even a lightweight skirt can be worn for fall if you have the right layers underneath.

Step 2: Try sandals with socks

Though sandals with socks aren't the hippest look for older men, it's actually very trendy for young girls and even women. Let her wear her favorite summer sandals with cute, colorful ankle socks this fall.

Step 3: Layer those tanks

The best way to keep warm when the cool weather sets in? Layers. Layer her favorite tanks and tees under sweaters, cardigans and other fall pieces to get the most life out of them.

Step 4: Dare to wear florals

Many moms think that floral prints are only suitable for spring and summer. In fact, they are the perfect thing to brighten up any cold-weather wardrobe. Team up floral tops, dresses and skirts with tights, leggings and jeans this fall.

Step 5: Turn a dress into a jumper

Those sleeveless and tank dresses that she wore all summer long can be layered over fitted turtlenecks and long-sleeve tees, and worn all year-round.

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