Spring is a time of renewal, rebirth, and all things wonderful. Translated: Spring is a time of new clothes, snazzy shoes, and all things bright and wonderful. Bright colors, and prints are in this season, and I have to say, I am loving it. Check out these looks from J. Crew's Spring/Summer 2012 collection.
And boys, I didn't forget about you. Some starting points from J.Crew.
|Shirt, and jacket from J. Crew|
If you haven't already, hop on that chambray bandwagon; it will easily become one of your go-to shirts for spring. And a lightweight jacket is must for the cool mornings spent waiting for CTA trains that never come. The one in this photo will put you out about 220 bucks, but lucky you, I have a secret: lightweight jackets can easily be thrifted. I just picked up a similar one in navy for a dollar and forty five cents, can you say deal?! I'm sure you can.
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|Pants, Gap; shorts, J. Crew|
Last week, I decided to put my tips to the test. Let's see how that turned out.
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I found a common color, blue, and went for it. The navy stripes in my sweater match the navy in my floral shirt. My shirt took care of me having to find some accessory with complimentary colors. And let's not forgot the shoes. Ohhh, the shoes. Definitely my favorite purchase the year. The leopard acts as neutral and a print in this case. Animal prints will prove to be some of your more versatile items.
Try to do something new this spring, step outside of your comfort zone. You may even surprise yourself. Mix it up, yo!