Ready for Spring
This week we got an early start on Spring shopping with an edit of our favorite key pieces for the season. And, because you asked for it, in the coming weeks and months we’ll be featuring more fashion, with investment pieces like the ones below, and the best steals available for you to snap up. The idea is to mix and match high and low with your own personal style.
The Boyfriend Jeans with a Cropped Jacket
A cool way to dress up your usual jeans for day.
Add some sheen by switching up the cropped jacket and the shoes:
Or, lose the jeans and keep the jacket for a meeting:
Bring some flats with you for getting from a to b:
The Bodycon Dress
Wear it to dinner and drinks.
Add a jacket and neutral sandals for a good work outfit:
Then, for a switch into nighttime,Add a black leather jacket and black heels:
Tunes of the week
The Leather Pencil Skirt
A good look for the office.
Another option is to keep the skirt and lose the jacket, softening the look up with this season’s cobalt blues and a light scarf:
Or,Add texture and edge with black ankle boots and a chain mail sweater over the white top:
Wear it for a casual weekend get-together.
The shoes take this outfit from day to night:
The Gathered Skirt
An outfit that takes you from the school run to work.
Flats for the school run; heels for work:
Or… swap in another of the season’s cropped jackets:
Wear it on a day full of meetings – the perfect formal/informal outfit.
Dress it up with a cuff:
Shorten the jacket and switch to crêpe for a touch of formality:
Consider the jean…there are so many colors to choose from right now:
The Cropped Jacket
For a picnic or a playground when the weather’s right.
Or, dress the jacket up and wear it while it’s still brisk with:
And, for a casual alternative:
The Orange Dress
Wear it to a cocktail party.
For the perfect alternative to the black cocktail dress, try orange instead – it’s another one of the colors of the season and there are tons of alternatives out there:
Look for flats that are both comfortable and fancy enough for a night out:
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