The Best Fashion Buys For April — According To TZR's Senior Fashion Editor
I've spent the last month almost entirely in some iteration of sweats. In fact, I can point out the lone day I put my jeans back on. But having made it through my first four weeks of quarantine at home alone, I've found my mood shifting, and so too what I want to wear is beginning to change. As the first wave of shock and anxiety has begun to transition to an itchy restlessness, the comfort of pajamas every day is starting to fade slightly in appeal. As I'm curating April's best fashion purchases, I'm acutely aware of that fact. I'm still thinking about cozy separates, but am in need of a bit more variety and color to liven things up.
As April begins, you can palpably feel New York City's weather shifting. Finally the Magnolia and cherry trees have pivoted: their once seemingly lifeless brown limbs are now weighed down by vibrant pink and white blossoms. The days are lasting longer, and the sun is shining stronger on the quiet sidewalks and fire escapes (I've stuck a dining chair out on mine to create my own makeshift balcony). So, this month I'm seeking out clothing that fits a shifting set of needs — bold colors, fun patterns, and a bit more bare arms and legs. And while I'm not giving up on cozy pieces altogether, I'm trying get creative about how I mix and match them.
Each week I'll be back with five new items to add to your cart that I'm shopping for at the moment.
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Best Fashion Buys: April 27
Add a pop of color via vibrant accessories like this shoulder bag from Jil Sander.
This slip dress is one that Carrie Bradshaw would surely approve of.
Versace and Ssense' new exclusive collaboration includes 29 colorful pieces, but these sleek sunglasses will be a must for summer.
Best Fashion Buys: April 20
Even if you're in quarantine solo, you can go everywhere with a crowd thanks to these pants.
For Zoom calls or comfy working from home, swap your sweatshirt for this button-down.
Best Fashion Buys: April 13
Before beach days are back for good, a towel-inspired skirt can help you embrace the vibe from home.
Givenchy's new ID93 bag is a relaxed, minimalist silhouette that marks a welcome alternative to the mini bags you used for the last few seasons.
Best Fashion Buys: April 6
Not only is Collina Strada donating face masks to workers in need, the brand is gifting one with each purchase on the site.
If you (like me) find yourself spending more time pantsless, a comfy, cute pair of underwear can be an instant mood booster.
If a new, trendy pair of jeans is what it takes to get me in denim again, these are the pair I'm eyeing.
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