Since the weather here in Nashville can be 40 degrees one day and 70 degrees the next, transitioning into Spring always seems to be a little bit difficult. Here are some tips to ring in Spring, even if Old Man Winter continues to try to rain on your parade:
Layer, Layer, Layer —
Floral prints and bold colors do not have to wait for warmer weather. Pair a floral skirt with a leather or denim jacket and opaque tights.
Floral Skirt + Leather Jacket + Ankle Boots
Liven up a pair of suede black pants and ankle boots with a chic, statement sweater (a pretty, collared shirt looks great underneath–and, bonus, you can lose a layer if you find yourself sweating by noon!).
Black on bottom paired with ankle boots, flowy blouse, sweater and statement necklace = great layered look!
Black and white is a trending color combination, so don’t be afraid to match them with a vibrant tone, as Elle Fanning did with this envy-worthy ensemble:
One of the most important layers are scarves. Read on to find out how to choose which ones to keep wearing!
Summer Doesn’t Get to Have All the Fun —
Yes, you can wear your maxi dress right now. The length of a maxi dress will keep your legs warm on those semi-chilly mornings. Maxi dresses will make your style look effortless with a light jacket or cardigan and a pair of ankle boots. Bring out a color in a patterned maxi dress with a solid scarf. Or, choose a patterned scarf to highlight particular hues in a color-blocked dress.
Printed Maxi + Denim Jacket
via Late Afternoon Blog
Black Maxi + Printed Scarf + Denim Jacket
via A Little Dash of Darling
Printed Maxi + Solid Scarf
via Atlantic Pacific
Let’s Be Fringe —
One of the best trends for Spring is fringe. You can easily incorporate this into your wardrobe with accessories — look for fringe on earrings and bags — or a lightweight, fringed jacket. This trend is also popping up in new shoe styles, which brings us to the next tip…
Rebecca Minkoff ‘Finn’ Crossbody Bag
Vince Camuto Turquoise Fringe Necklace
Wearing the latest shoe trends — ankle straps, blocked heels, lace ups, wedges, and fringe — in neutral colors will pull your ensemble together in a very subtle way. Even sandals in a nude tone will look great paired with pieces from your winter wardrobe.
Sam Edelman Yazmine Sandal
Dolce Vita Rhoda Wedge Sandal
Dolce Vita Nona Sandal
Coach Lillie Heel
It may not be sunny with a high of 75 today, but warmer weather will be here soon. Until then, there’s no reason to keep the tags on your Spring wardrobe.