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Stephanie Hayes, Katie Sanders, Kameel Stanley, & Keyonna Summers

Fall in Florida: When to take the wardrobe plunge?




My calendar tells me it's time to think about Halloween costumes. But my thermostat still screams for tank tops and shorts.

Fall isn't a real season in Florida. We get apple-picking weather in the winter months -- if we're lucky.

From a wardrobe perspective, this is my trickiest season. So it's okay to wear white shoes after Labor Day. What about tropical print sundresses? Nautical striped tops?

Lately, I've been getting dressed, then tearing everything off and starting all over again. (Not a good way to be on time for work.) I'm not ready to break out the fall colors in light fabrics that are the staples of my "winter" wardrobe. But it doesn't feel right to wear a white sundress with a coral shrug, either.

My plan: Treat the next three weeks as seasonal tweeners. I'm still going strong with most of my summer clothes. But I'm going to put away anything that could make the final cut in dressing for a luau.

What rules do other Florida fashionistas live by this time of year?

~ Deal Diva Letitia

(Photo: This J.Crew outfit is perfect for Florida fall. If only I could afford it!)

[Last modified: Thursday, May 20, 2010 5:20pm]


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