While our friends across the country tend to spend much of September stocking up on snow boots, heavy layers, and cozy sweaters galore, transitional summer-to-fall dressing means something entirely different here in Los Angeles. On the West Coast, we walk a fine line between wanting to wear fall styles and not wanting to overheat.
“Layers are a must,” instructs Raeann Langas (aka Rae Everyday), a writer, model, podcast host, and body-positive activist whose IG feed and TikTok presence are a source of serious sartorial sunshine year-round. “It can be hot during the day and chilly in the evening. I love dressing for fall in L.A. because you can play around with light layers and really don’t ever have to worry about getting too cold—or ruining a killer outfit with a bulky coat.”
Read on to see three dreamy summer-to-fall looks she’s styled featuring her favorite pieces from PAIGE, a classic California brand that’s a one-stop shop for L.A. girls from Santa Monica to Silverlake (and, of course, those of us who just wish to dress like them).