by Audrey Williams
Here's the thing about spring style: it can take a while to make a successful transition. While we’re mentally ready to shift away from oversized outerwear and dark color palettes, the unpredictable weather means we’re hesitant to part with our winter layers completely. If you've hand-selected the right wardrobe staples, however, you can use this in-between phase to your advantage.
This spring, our inspiration is coming from The Style Room, a curated retail destination by Zappos that highlights this season’s best emerging trends. We’ve chosen fresh silhouettes, pastel accents, and on-trend patterns that you can wear head to toe or mix with your designer staples — because above all, versatility is the key to transitional dressing. Read on for our spring picks and styling tips.
You don’t have to head out west to create your best take on this trend. Start with an of-the-moment floral prairie dress and white cowboy booties for a mod-meets-western aesthetic. Finish the look with glam accessories to keep things feeling fresh, modern, and elevated.
Resort-ready fabrics and natural woven textures are at the forefront of this spring’s style refresh. With a few key accessories — a jute tote, bamboo earrings, and braided sandals — you can effortlessly ease this trend into your existing closet.
To say pattern-mixing is a trademark of spring style would be an understatement, but this season we’re looking to the pairing of two independently bold prints — leopard and oversized gingham — to offer an unexpected spin on the trend. Complete the look with neutral accessories like ivory leather slides and tortoiseshell earrings as complementary touches.
With the warm-weather mood comes the opportunity to brighten up your wardrobe. If you’re not ready to commit to head-to-toe brights, start with a few technicolor accessories. A rainbow-striped crossbody, a pair of bright yellow espadrilles, and even a classic denim jacket with ombre detail are perfect options for working the trend into your look.