6 Spring Fashion Essentials
As good as it feels to get the grime scrubbed away, spring isn’t just for cleaning house. It’s also time to pare down and shape up your wardrobe with these pieces that will last you from the first robin to the last crocus.
You know those days when you have to stick your arm out the front door to see if you should wear a down parka or a light blazer? This sweater coat is your solution for those transitional clothing days when you need something you can pull tight when you’re chilly or loosen up when the sun comes out. Plus, the gentle draping is flattering for any body type (so yes, if your best friend has this in her closet, you should definitely borrow it).
The number one reason to wear clogs is probably to look classic-cute all day while not dying in heels. But in the season between snowdrops and sunflowers, these Rae clogs have the added benefit of giving you a lift over puddles and an easy slide-on, slide-off practicality. Add them to your spring essentials wardrobe, and tuck those stilettos away for a summer evening out on the town. Or, you know, keep that clog life going strong all year long.
It’s hard to believe there was ever a time in history when showing off your ankles was considered scandalous. Fortunately, humanity has progressed, and women are free to wear pants, shorts, and latex dresses. Show off your ankles and celebrate your freedom in these crops, which bring high fashion to the people with an airy profile that’s just as appropriate for warm days in winter as it is for cool days in spring.
If you love your neck, treat it to this paisley print scarf. If you have that dress/shirt/romper-thingy that looks just a little too plain on its own, dress it up with this scarf. Scarves wear equally well in winter and spring, and a pretty, cozy scarf can be the difference between shivering through your second cousin’s March wedding and happily snapping stories once she says, “I do.”
White Turtleneck Tank Top
There’s something about having top-quality, basic wardrobe pieces that just makes planning everything else a little easier. Need a layer you’re just as comfortable sleeping in on a red-eye as talking with your business partner on the plane? Need something you can wear under a sweater at your kids’ games and on its own while you run errands? This white turtleneck tank top is is a spring style that’s got you covered — literally and figuratively.
If you don’t already own some favorite sunglasses, consider this vintage pair your spring style to buy now. These shades will protect your retinas whether you’re facing snow glare on the slopes or pool glare on an escape to Mexico. Add them to any of the pieces above, and you won’t just have yourself a spring wardrobe — you’ll have an anytime-you-feel-like-it wardrobe.