Hmmm... Struggling a bit with this transitional dressing. Right now my flat is so cold that I'm wearing two jumpers and sat Michelin Man-like under a woolly blanket. It works for 00:51 in the morning but it can't be such a good look for leaving the house in...
Solution. I am really into the idea of wearing suits. "Suits" in the loosest sense. A nice pair of [peg-legged or skinny] trousers, a super simple top and a great jacket.
This Yves Saint Laurent collection made such an impact on me when it was shown 3 years ago, and it still holds its own. Seriously, go look. Slap some platforms on those models, with long and skinny rather than wide and stubby belts, and you've got Autumn 2010!
Hanneli always works a good shorts "suit".. here, and here are favourites. Actually matching suits are pretty inspiring too, they're just harder to achive on a budget! This one on Emsedge is good, as is Elin's Acne.