2014 Spring Fashion Blogger Roundup
While the transition into spring fashion is an annually celebrated and highly anticipated tradition, it does pose a bit of a tricky challenge. How do you maintain the same level of interest in your outfits with half the fabric of your fall and wintertime looks? Happily, we had only to turn to our favorite bloggers to get the scoop on what makes spring style such a time-honored and universal love affair. This season, it's all about embracing breezy layers, indulging in delicate fabrics, and letting pattern and texture do all the talking.
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Statement NeutralsShop more makeup now!
Who says neutrals are boring? Here, a pair of nude heels and a
camel-colorbag give this springtime ensemble subtle flair.
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As soon as spring break season hits, the classic anchor print becomes fair game. Paired with another classic -- blue gingham -- this look is distinctly Americana. Add modern edge by switching up your footwear for something a little more glitzy, like these lace-up heeled sandals.
Photograph courtesy of Lydia Hudgens.
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The Patterned Pant
If time and budget allow for just a few
high impactadditions to your closet, go for patterned pants. This on-trend look is easy to achieve and packs extra wow factor with little effort.
Photograph courtesy of Aubrie Pick.
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Lace is a classic texture that never goes out of style. Here, it's paired with an equally timeless broad brim hat and chic pair of heels for a casually formal look.
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Signs Point to Neon
This season, it’s all about neon! Small doses are all you need to put a little "spring" in your step.
Photograph courtesy of Adam Quirk.
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A Cut Above
Crop tops don’t have to be as intimidating as they seem. When paired with the right silhouette -- think a
high waistedskirt or pair of shorts -- this cut is actually flattering on various body shapes!
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Chilly to Breezy Staple
Much of the nation is still grappling with the dicey transition from the colder temps of winter to the breezy days of spring. Stay comfortable but classy in an elegant cape.
Photograph courtesy of Sarah Culver.
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Pairing of Prints
Mixed prints are an easy way out of wardrobe indecision. The key is to play with sizes -- mix large prints with smaller ones, as with this black-and-white striped duo.
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Chambray has been the “it” texture since last spring, and the look is still going strong! It’s the perfect neutral, pairing well with anything from a Kelly green pencil skirt to your favorite pair of jeans.
Photograph courtesy of Katie Yuen.
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Pretty in Pleats
Pleats seem to have been made with spring in mind. Ultra feminine and super slimming, this texture is worth indulging in, now through fall!
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