- Words by Mr Peter Henderson, Senior Fashion Writer, MR PORTER
For those of us in the northern hemisphere, it's the time of year when summer starts to draw to an end, and the nights begin to get longer and the days cooler. But don't despair, it isn't all downhill from here - sartorially speaking, at least. As the heat begins to subside, you can reintroduce outerwear into your dressing, and before you know it, knits, hats and scarves will have their seasonal renaissance, too. At this time of year, though, lightweight jackets and coats are best: they'll keep you warm on days when the weather feels more autumnal, but aren't cumbersome to remove and carry if the sun appears. Click through the gallery, above, to see six of our favourite pieces of lightweight outerwear, or continue reading, below, to discover five ideas for retaining your summer cheer.
HOW TO MAKE SUMMER LAST LONGER
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