Pastels strongly signal spring, with pink leading the pack. Look for an array of sherbet colors like sky blue, lilac, blush, in everything from suits to sneakers.
- Belt Bags
Yes, we called them fanny packs, but renamed as belt bags they now grace many a chic outfit. No longer just in utilitarian nylon, belt bags are in luxe fabrics like velvet as well as leather, and some are embellished. They can be worn three ways: loosely slug over the hips, cinched at the waist, or thrown across a shoulder. Whichever way you choose, they leave you hands free with street savvy style.
Florals never seem to disappear but have become like a true garden perennial! Every season has a fresh interpretation. If you seek to limit your garden exposure, you can find florals in shoes, jewelry, and handbags as well.
Denim is not only ubiquitous but has apostheosized into various haute incarnations. The workman denim jacket has been reimagined into interesting variations. Head to to denim is once again de rigeur.
- Statement Sleeves
Statement Sleeves grab the spotlight and are ruffled, ruched, pleated, poufed, sheer, and designed to garner attention.
There is a disco beat to some of the metallic pieces this spring. If this is too retro for you, there are ways to incorporate metallics with accessories that don’t scream dance floor flash.
- Trench Coats
Who doesn’t love a classic trench coat? But designers have tweaked the classic for some arresting interpretations.
Ruffles make a return appearance and can be found in fresh prints, bold colors, and dynamic patterns.
- Saturated colors
Maybe pastels do nothing for you. Don’t worry. This season, you can opt for bright, saturated colors instead.
- Colored Denim
Incorporating three trends in one is the last trend, Colored Denim. You can find pastel denims as well as bright denims.