Top Ten Fashion Picks:
#1 Citrus Shades
While not as bold as last year's neon hues, they are just as cheerful. Think tangy orange, sunny lemon and lime green. Wear them alone, mix them together or use them as separates to effortlessly take all your base neutrals — navy, black, white, beige and gray — into spring with understated style.
#2 Floral Dresses
Think beyond solid colors and the LBD (aka little black dress) and move into dresses with any kind of floral prints from bold and colorful designs to delicate and pastel patterns. If you need to tone this look down, add a jacket in a solid color or cover the top half completely by layering a neutral sweater over it. You now have a unique skirt outfit!
#3 Print on Print
The key to combining prints well with one another is to have a consistent color theme. For instance, pair a black and white floral skirt with a black and white polka dot top. This look is often best balanced by wearing the smaller of the two prints on the top half of your body.
#4 Nude Pumps
They make legs look longer and coordinate well with colorful suits, dresses and skirts. They also look fresh with black, navy and pastel apparel.
#5 Elbow Length Sweater
The perfect companion for modern pants and skirts when you want to be covered yet not totally buttoned up. Belts, necklaces and scarves layer beautifully over them and they slip under jackets well too.
#6 Oxford Shoes
Oxfords in a variety of colors and textures are being hailed as the new "go to" winter-to-spring comfort shoe, especially among the preppy set! Ballet flats and wedges are still relevant but oxfords are getting a lot of attention.
Find it in traditional places like on dresses, skirts and blouses, shoes and bags. It helps soften the grunge look of the moment when placed on sweatshirts, jeans and leggings.
Legs transition nicely to spring with leggings, which resemble a footless tight. Worn with skirts and dresses, they chase the chill while lightening up your look. Available in an assortment of colors and patterns this season, they look great with a variety of shoe styles and heel heights and they balance loose sweaters and longer tops. Editor's Note: "leggings" are not pants and won't pass too many corporate dress codes!
#9 Color Blocked Handbags
While color blocking continues to be a significant trend on clothing, there is a particular emphasis on color-blocked handbags and totes at all price points this season. Top handle totes, clutches and satchels all carry the trend well. Find one that you love and pair it with solid, colored, pastel and printed clothing – no need for it to be perfectly matched at all times!
#10 Statement Sunglasses
These might be all you need to up your style quotient this season. They are that fabulous!
To do your own style searches, go to your favorite retailer or search engine and type in the item you are trying to find (i.e. "sparkle tops"). Men, you can do your own style searches too (i.e. "men's dress suits"). Good luck!
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