There are two problems with unseasonably warm weather in the middle of winter: 1) global warming, duh, and 2) the urge to buy spring dresses months before you’ll actually get any use out of them. Luckily this dress — on sale at American Eagle Outfitters — is a super affordable way to indulge and can be worn with tights, ankle boots and a cardigan when the weather goes back to normal. We’re totally obsessed with the cool print, roomy pockets, and sexy back straps. A score for all seasons! [$29.99, American Eagle Outfitters]
We love a hint of lace on a dress or shirt — it’s flirty, romantic and ultra-feminine. And that’s why we’ve gathered 10 pretty dresses with lace detailing and overlays. Try a bit of lace and add some texture to your life (pun intended, of course).
Chevron stripes first came into popularity as a design element in coats of arms. These days, though, they’re just considered flattering and slimming clothing patterns. And we’re really digging them for spring. Check out 10 dresses, tops and sweaters featuring the chevron mark.
The weather report says it’s going to be raining for the next week and a half straight, but I don’t care: I’m wearing coral. Did you hear me? This cheery color has voluble punch, dammit! We’ve found nine stunning coral-toned dresses to drown your rain-soaked sorrows in. Let the sun shine, already.
Okay, so it seems like spring is actually coming. We’ve had a few false starts (i.e. the entire winter), but now March is upon us and it’s only a matter of time before we’re breaking out those bathing suits. Just kidding, I won’t be because I hate swimming. I will be breaking out my … cutoffs.
Anyway, we’ve come to that sort of in-between stage where it isn’t truly warm yet you’re still sweating in your peacoat after a few blocks. This is where lightweight outerwear comes in. You can add hefty layers beneath it for warmth on cooler days or boil it down to just a T-shirt on warmer ones. Airy jackets were made for this purpose: the piece should casually wink at early springtime, but it shouldn’t make things traumatic should you get caught in serendipitous downpour (no silk!). Without further ado, here’s my roundup of seven buoyant layers perfectly suited for this transitional time.
This spring, I’m all about skinny colored jeans. I’ve already grabbed myself pairs in lemon yellow and coral-red. Right now, I’m rocking them with round-toe pumps and tucked into boots, but come spring and summer, they’ll go perfectly with flat sandals and blouse-y tops. Here are a bunch of traffic-stopping pairs of bright denim in every color of the rainbow!
We know it’s going to be little while before it’s officially spring, so why not channel the sunshine with these bright yellow dresses? We’ve picked 10 bright and cheery numbers guaranteed to lift your mood without breaking the bank.
Plaid. Why not pepper your wardrobe with a couple of plaid pieces? Pair a plaid shirt with dark wash jeans, or a plaid dress with solid black tights. Tartan — don’t tart — it up!
Those lucky Lucky mag broads got an exclusive look at Madewell’s Spring 2012 line, and let me tell you, I am officially salivating. Want. Want. Want. Everything. Starting with the green dress on the left. Check out the full lookbook at the link. [Lucky Mag]
Everyone needs a simple leather clutch in their arsenal. This American Apparel medium-sized pouch can fit most of your essentials, plus a small paperback. It comes in so many neutral and punchy colors, like rose bowl and buttercup, that you’ll have a difficult time choosing just one. But at $50, you can afford to pick two or three.