The coming weeks are when the clothes of spring are slowly packed away, to be replaced by more robust stuff. The first things to go into storage are the lighter colors, for early Fall is the time to wear mid-weight worsteds, and light-weight tweeds and corduroy.
Straw hats are gone, replaced by felt, and what had been the spectators' space on the shelf is filled with boots. Linen suits and trousers are cleaned and hung in their bags.
It's time for darker colors.