With spring just around the corner, it’s time to turn over a new leaf. Or, swap out the old for the new in your wardrobe. Adding a few essentials to your closet will get you ready for spring, and ready to embrace the much-needed warmer weather.
To help you get a head start on your spring shopping, we’ve rounded up nine trends that you can buy now to get you ready for the new season.
This season, statements sleeves are all the rage — as they dominated both spring and fall runways around the globe. Forget your usual cuff, and try this fun and flirty trend this season. A statement sleeve can be dressed up with a skirt or dressed down with a great pair of skinnies.
The Logo Tee
Rather keep your look more casual? A killer logo tee is definitely the way to go. Many designers and fast fashion stores are carrying this trend. Dress it up with a blazer or pair one with your favourite leather jacket for an edgier look. From political statements and happy sayings to vintage bands and brands, there’s a tee for everyone.
The ‘Mom’ Jean
There’s nothing we love more than a pair of well-worn, high rise jeans. This spring, grab yourself a pair of ‘mom’ jeans that have a higher rise and relaxed slim fit. This style has quickly become a fashion blogger staple and is a must-have this season.
Wide Leg Pants
Looking for a new pair of pants for work? Another pant trend to try is the wide leg pant. What’s popular right now are: extra-long or cropped lengths; trouser and paper bag waists; and bold patterns. It’s the perfect look. They look great and have that free-feeling comfort and they’re perfect for a day at the office.
Athleisure has really come into play within the last couple of years. It’s not just Juicy Couture anymore. Now, it’s pairing a hoodie dress with a pair of over-the-knee boots or stepping out in your best yoga leggings — as seen on Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid countlessly this year. Leggings are coming in fun colours and interesting details. It’s perfect for after a long day at the office and chill weekends.
The Colour Pink
If you ask any little girl what her favourite colour is, there’s a good chance the answer will be pink. Well, lucky for them pink is hot right now. From dresses to pants, from light to hot pink, this colour is everywhere this season. One way to rock this look and another is by finding a top in your favourite shade with statement sleeves or the oh-so-popular cold shoulder look. Or, opt for a flirty dress.
Sequins and shine aren’t just for the evening anymore. Brighten your wardrobe by adding some funky metallics this season. You can keep it simple by pairing a pair of gold pants with a basic top or a silver jacket to spice up a simple look. Feeling a little more comfortable with the idea of some shine? Rock a pair of killer silver booties the next time you go for après work cocktails — you’ll be turning heads for all the right reasons.
Kick it in Sneakers
Sneakers are still just as popular as last year and for good reason. You can rock a pair of white runners or liven’ up your outfit with a pair of red sneakers. These shoes can fall under the athleisure trend, and be used to dress up an outfit or stay casual.
Sky’s The Limit
Tired of casual? Try some fun ‘70s inspired platform heels as this style is thankfully making a much-needed comeback. Wear with a flirty floral dress or pair with a pair of flared jeans.
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1. Chelsea28 Bell Sleeve Off the Shoulder Top, $108.49, available at Nordstrom
2. Michael Jackson Thriller Tee, $45, available at Urban Outfitters
3. AGOLDE Jamie Dakota, $228, available at Aritzia
4. Ahnn Pant, $229, available at Club Monaco
5. Hooded Dress, $50, available at H&M
6. Alo High Waist Moto Leggings, $156.56, available at Nordstrom
7. Frilled Midi Dress, $69, available at Zara
8. 3.1 Philip Lim Solid Cold Shoulder Silk Top, $675, available at Saks Fifth Avenue
9. Rosie HW x Paige Flo Metallic Bomber Jacket, $450, available at Saks Fifth Avenue
10. Metallic Dress Ankle Booties, $60, available at H&M
11. ZEAVEN, $90, available at Aldo
12. Mercer Cork Platform Leather Sandal, $188, available at Michael Kors
Jennifer Williams, Toronto, _jenniferwilliams
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