It’s the time of year when it doesn’t make so much sense to go crazy buying things like beach cover-ups and straw bags. But, the reality is, there is still a month left of summer, and September can be very hot. This dress from Uniqlo is the perfect “transitional” piece — wear it on a sweltering Sunday in late-August, or layer it with a white T-shirt (like the model above), and you’ve got yourself a nice back-to-school or office look, especially given its rusty, autumnal hue. (It’s also available, but in fewer sizes, in black.) Plus: It could look very cool paired with a turtleneck. Meanwhile, as we were digging through the Uniqlo sale bin, we also found this $15, super-versatile cardigan and this $15, perfect-for-work sleeveless button-down.
Original Price: $30
This is no longer available, but here is the same style dress in velour.
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