When the first cherry blossom photos begin to takeover your Instagram feed, it's easy to start thinking about all of your favorite frilly skirts you get to break out of the closet. However, while finding the perfect skirt is definitely vital, you get to hop into spring's other uniform: a good cropped pant and a winning pump. These will get you started on your transformation.
Olive Slim Fit Pant
Olive: the perfect transition color. These are fitted with a little extra oomph.
True Religion ‘Joyce’ Cropped Skinny Pants, $158.40, nordstrom.com
Cropped Trouser Pant
These pinstripe peg legs are made for the menswear lover, no suit and tie required.
Pinstripe Peg Leg Trousers, $84, nordstrom.com
Lightweight Printed Pant
The effortless way to make it look like your outfit took a lot of effort: an eye-catching graphic print.
Ella Moss ‘Kori’ Print Front Crop Pants, $118.40, nordstrom.com
Artsy Printed Pant
Choose a print that is exciting, but not overwhelming. These are like a work of art.
French Connection Big Brush Stroke Pants, $98, blommingdales.com
Little Black Pant
A little black pant can be as chic as an LBD. Put on the pumps, and strut with power.
Slim Cropped Pants, $54.95, gap.com
Floral Printed Cropped Pant
It’s officially spring, so don’t hold back on the florals. The athletic stripe on these slim springy pants matches them up with darker tops while giving them edge, too.
Adrianna Papell Printed Cropped Slim Fit Trousers, $109, bloomingdales.com
Pinstriped Cropped Pant
Lighter blues and grays will bring all of your spring essentials together. And an itsy bitsy pinstripe is possibly the most versatile print of all.
Cotton Pants, $29.95, hm.com
Pleated Cropped Pant
With shine, shape, and pleats, these outdo any average pair of jeans you’ve been keeping around all these years.
Lyocell Pants, $49.95, hm.com
Bold, Colorful Cropped Pant
Finding the right floral can be tricky. This one looks hand-painted.
Pants in Bold Floral Print, $75.26, asos.com
White Ankle Jean
A white pant and a nude shoe are all you need to finish off the hot-weather wardrobe. Keep the fabric breathable, the color light, or splurge on the perfect jean that does both.
Citizens of Humanity Skinny Ankle Jeans, $142.40, nordstrom.com