What to Wear in Los Angeles in September

Posted on Oct 6 2013 - 8:01am by Tyler Coleman

There could be no better month to visit Los Angeles than September. Why? Because September is Los Angeles’ birthday and you are in for a treat with events all over the city throughout the month. A walk to remember re-traces the steps of the original 44 settlers here and then there are historic re-enactments, entertainment and food. The only thing you should be concerned about all the great stuff you will do there; thereby leaving the packing to us. Read on to know what to wear in Los Angeles in September.

What to Wear in Los Angeles in September

Weather of Los Angeles in September

September is warm in LA with daily average highs of 27 degrees Celsius and lows being 14 degrees Celsius, which means you can still enjoy the pleasant evenings. There is hardly any rainfall around September in LA but the sun shines bright for over 10 hours daily. The best part about September is the beach with an average temperature of 18 degrees Celsius, meaning you can spend plenty of time at the beach. This is also a great time to try out some water sports, like scuba diving and snorkeling at the Long Beach or the Venice Beach. The more adventurous ones can try windsurfing or waterskiing.

What to Wear and How to Pack for Los Angeles in September?

The mild weather of September offers plenty of flexibility for people to experiment with various styles of clothing. Anything goes here, from casual to ultra glam. Here are some suggestions for you:

Women – For the casual look, go for tank-tops and loose shirts along with shorts and skirts. Jeans and tops will work perfectly well. A bikini or one-piece for the beach would be required, but make sure you carry a sarong to help you cover up while walking out of the beach and wandering into restaurants and shops. Cocktail gowns will be needed for formal outing, and for nightclubs, you can opt for short or miniskirts and tank-tops or short dresses.

Men – You can bring vests and lightweight cotton button-down shirts to wear over vests. Jeans, shorts and pants will work perfectly well for walking around the city. For the beach, carry a pair of tanks or shorts along with a loose cotton shirt. For more formal events, you will need your three piece suit (anything less and you will feel underdressed).

Kids – Shorts, skirts and jeans along with tanks-tops will work for girls. Boys can go for shorts, jeans and pants along with lightweight shirts and t-shirts. Carry a light jacket for evenings.

Footwear – Flip-flops or sandals would be required for the beach. For walking around the city, you can pack flat shoes, trainers, and sneakers as they will be easy on your feet. You can also pack lightweight hiking boots if you plan to explore Griffith Park. And for the formal events – heels for ladies and leather/oxford shoes for men.

Accessories — Do bring a few pieces of jewelry like necklaces and bracelets and nothing more. Scarves work very well with almost every outfit and will keep you warm during cold evenings.

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