10 End-of-Summer Pieces to Buy at Target Now

Exterior of Target store

As summer winds down, it’s as good a time as any to take a detour through the Target fashion section when you should be shopping shower curtains. Ha — who are we kidding? Isn’t that the case any time of year?

Well, yes. But now you’ll find a slew of Target fashion pieces that are ideal for these last few weeks of the season and the transition into fall. What’s on our radar? Here are 10 end-of-summer pieces we’re loving at Target.

Target Fashion Picks We Love

Sleeveless jumpsuit

A great floral print is a summertime staple. Target hits the mark with this eye-catching jumpsuit — thanks to that gorg burgundy hue, it’s the perfect choice for easing into fall. Wear it now with a pair of neutral wedges. Then, transition it for fall by adding in a light jacket and scarf.

Girlfriend jeans

The perfect wear now and later jeans? These. They’re comfortable in every way thanks to their high-rise silhouette and relaxed fit. When you want to forgo the shorts and dresses in favor of something with a little more coverage, these are ideal.

Throw on a comfortable tank or tee and you’re ready to go — then come fall, wear them with a blazer and heels.

Tie-waist skirt

Linen season is now! The time is right to slip into something that’s airy, lightweight and destined to keep you cool in oppressive heat.

This skirt ticks all the boxes: it’s a dream in soft blue and white, features a classic wrap style, and looks phenomenal with a pair of wedges and a plain white tee.

Upgraded t-shirt

When is a T-shirt more than a boring old tee? When it goes the extra mile with the addition of eye-catching details that set it apart from the pack.

That’s the case with this top, whose puff sleeves are right on trend for the season. Hints of Renaissance-level appeal aside, it’s also a decidedly 1980s-inspired look that dresses up your casual ensembles just a touch.

Slip dress

Just call it your “one last hurrah” dress. Summer may be coming to a close, but there’s no reason not to squeeze out the last few drops of the season and enjoy something light and gorgeous.

The beauty of this sizzling slip dress is that it allows you to accomplish just that in total style. Try it with strappy sandals or a pair of wedges for an instant day-out winner.

Lounge pants

Did someone say lounge? Few retailers do R&R attire better than Target. With pieces like these oh-so-comfortable pants in the Target repertoire, it’s hard to resist filling your closet.

Featuring a wide, stretchy waistband and full legs, these feel as great as they look. Wear them to bed or while you’re curled up on the couch on Sunday watching the first football game of the season.

Off-the-shoulder blouse

Always say yes to an off-the-shoulder top during summer. The style stands out just enough — why hello, sexy shoulders — and also keeps you cool on hot days.

This contender is dreamy thanks to its brilliant, old-world floral pattern on a soft ivory backdrop. Slip it on with anything from cut-off shorts to khaki pants and a pair of chunky sneakers.

Short kimono

It’s not quite cardigan or jacket season yet, but the occasional breeze may catch you off guard if you aren’t prepared. To the rescue comes this chic kimono, which is trendy and highly practical — the lightweight topper comes in handy for those sudden changes in temperature.

Tie-waist dress

Why not wear yellow and polka dots — at the same time? This dress has all that and more. It’s the perfect wear-anywhere garment that looks right at home at the office or lunching with the ladies on Saturday afternoon.

Key accessories, like a choker necklace and a sleek clutch, dress it up just enough.

Paperbag shorts

Staying comfortable when it’s unpleasantly warm outside is never a problem so long as you’re wearing the right pair of shorts. These particular shorts feature a flattering paperbag silhouette — which makes them the ideal partner for that crop top hanging in your closet.

Tanya

Staff Writer at The Budget Fashionista
Tanya is a seasoned journalist based in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Specializing in fashion, beauty, and travel, she loves to explore new places, read as much as possible, and scour the web for fabulous finds — all in the name of research, of course.