Trend Report: 5 Spring Looks You Need
There’s nothing quite like spring, with flowers abloom, cold weather at bay, our twinkling eyes and hearts pounding at the thought and promise of a fresh new wardrobe–one that would finally allow us to flaunt what our mamas gave us. To help, here are five hot trends to whip your style into jaw-dropping shape.
What’s your go-to trend of the season?
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ICE CREAM SCOOPS OF PASTELS
WHY WE LOVE IT>> Serve me up another! With Easter just around the corner, all we’re seeing and thinking about is how great those pastel hues would look on us.
HOW TO ROCK IT>> They may look soft but they pack an incredible punch, so pair nude or white accessories with them.
OUR PICKS>> Armor Beaded Surplice Dress (193029, $159), Colorblock Ponte Dress (194991, $119)
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WHY WE LOVE IT>> It accentuates your waist and gives your look a flirty vibe à la retro pin-up girl.
HOW TO ROCK IT>> If it’s a top, pair it with a pencil or miniskirt and high-waisted shorts. If it’s a bottom, reach for a simple tank, preferably one with a scoop neckline and low-back cut.
OUR PICKS>> Peplum Knit Pencil Skirt (195004, $69), Neon Sheer Stripe Peplum Top (198448, $49)
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LAYERS OF PLEATS
WHY WE LOVE IT>> They are incredibly luxe and femme-chic. We just want to twirl around in them all day.
HOW TO ROCK IT>> If it’s a dress you’re after, make sure to belt it. You don’t want your waist getting lost. If you’re in the mood for a tunic with pleated accents, make sure to pair it with leggings or skinny jeans to balance out your silhouette.
OUR PICKS>> Hi-Lo Pleated Button Down Top (191617, $79), Colorblock Pleated Dress (193798, $119)
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THE LITTLE WHITE DRESS
WHY WE LOVE IT>>Nothing says warm weather like a lovely little white dress. Move over LBD–there’s a new sheriff in town.
HOW TO ROCK IT>> Go wild! We’re talking gold embellished sandals, neon accessories, colorblock floppy hats, etc.
OUR PICKS>> Embroidered Jersey Tube Dress (195636, $129), Isis Sequin Feather Dress (185146, $198), Geometric Eyelet Shift Dress (194722, $139)
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WHY WE LOVE IT>>It has the spirit of a pep squad without the physical fatigue.
HOW TO ROCK IT>> S-O-L-I-D. Go, solids! Try a crisscross sandal that embraces your ankle for a gladiator effect and a bright clutch for a pop.
OUR PICKS>> bebe Addiction Ponte Colorblock Mesh Dress (193972, $119), ColorBlock Straps Bandage Dress (189693, $109), Mesh Inset Silk Dress (155701, $139)