The Spring Pieces and Prints You Need In Your Closet Now (Even Though It Doesn't Feel Like Spring At All)
Even though it may not really feel like spring outside yet in most parts of the country, it's safe to say that we've all had enough of bundling up in dark colors for winter. Between fun florals (am I the only one thinking of this right now?), great pastels, and light, cheery patterns — we're ready for spring fashion in all its glory. Here are 17 of the best spring pieces you should buy ASAP (or at least as soon as it gets even remotely warm).
Why wake up and smell the flowers when you can wear them? Exactly.
SALON Floral Dress With Peplum, $141.14, asos.com
While the thought of revealing my winter, vampire-like paleness to the world seems pretty unappealing at the moment, fun spring bikinis are still really fun to shop for.
Rasberry Gingham Frill Bikini, $60, topshop.com
Ok, so floral track pants that can be worn with heels are just a little confusing to some of us, but let’s try not question something that can be fancy and also really comfy.
Chelsea28 Print Woven Track Pants, $78, shop.nordstrom.com
Even if it’s cold outside, it’s never too cold for some pretty, spring lingerie.
Elle Macpherson Dentelle Lace Underwire Bra, $65, net-a-porter.com
Colored sunglasses are perfect for spring — especially when they have a retro flair.
Retro Sunglasses, $5.80, forever21.com
In the hopes that the sun actually returns once again and the world gets less freezing, let’s just all start wearing sundresses now. Solid plan.
Enid Dress, $128, freepeople.com
Ok, so they’re not pastel or floral, but they go with all of those sundresses you’ve been dreaming about throughout the winter.
Stuart Weitzman Gladiator Sandal, $398, shop.nordstrom.com
If you’re worried about hats looking weird on you, don’t worry — everyone thinks that. And they’re almost always wrong. So embrace the chicness of a spring hat and also avoid getting sunburnt. It’s a win-win.
Brixton Gia Hat, $85, nastygal.com
Gone are the days of sleeping in flannel shirts, sweat pants, and long socks (well, they’re almost gone, right? hopefully). Wear something dainty and feminine to bed to celebrate the arrival of spring.
Eberjey Estelle Teddy Lace-Trimmed Stretch-Jersey Playsuit, $95, net-a-porter.com
Another Floral Dress
Because, let’s face it, you will need way more than just one.
Somedays Lovin’ Ladyland Dress, $88, nastygal.com
Just in case you’re headed to a super cool musical festival or something.
Poppy Bloom Maxi Skirt, $96, topshop.com
Pastel Nail Polish
Nail polish is a fashion-lovers best friend. You’re going to want to have the right shades for the new season.
Illamasqua Nail Varnish In Electric Lilac, $17, sephora.com
One Piece Bathing Suit
In case bikinis aren’t really your thing….or maybe if you just really like spring prints that involve mesh.
MinkPink Tahiti One Piece Suit, $82.80, asos.com
Your go-to comfortable shoe for spring? Done.
Keds x Kate Spade New York Pointer, $75, keds.com
No spring wardrobe is complete without new accessories.
Machu Picchu Collar Necklace, $44, baublebar.com
Midi skirts are big for spring, and rightfully so. They’re sexy in a retro kind of way, and so versatile. Try this option in a perfect spring color.
Texture Gathered Knee Midi Skirt, $90, topshop.com
Even though the idea of wearing shorts of all things may seem physically impossible at the moment (thank you, never-ending winter), eventually these shorts will be the perfect casual piece.
Heavy Petal Short, $33.60, nastygal.com