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7 Transitional pieces to take you from winter to spring

Taliah is the founder of the blog Fashion Was Here, where she shares her personal style and love for food and interior decorating.

Now that we are approaching warmer weather, it's time to reorganize your essential choices.

As we prepare to move into a new season, our wardrobe starts to shift from polar vortex readiness to a spring fever love affair. Depending on where you are, you probably had to wear a coat and hat more than enough this winter season, but now that we are approaching warmer weather it is time to reorganize your essential choices. I always like to keep some of my favorite pieces around all year long, and usually gain sorrow when I have to put away my favorites like my faux fur vest or long wool coats. Of course, there are those exceptions where you can get away with a leather skirt in the summer or a light felt fedora in the spring, but I think we all want to have a nice good list of items that serve their purpose in the dreadful cold days but could easily work well once the sun is out to play for a while. Here are seven items that are great to take your wardrobe from winter to spring.

The denim jacket

This piece can be worn as a shirt, a jacket or layered under a camel winter coat. It's good enough for that pretty floral dress in the spring or those wool wide-leg trousers in the winter.

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The midi skirt

What I admire about the calf-length skirt is the versatility it offers. If you choose to wear knee-high boots in the winter time with a sweater or a crop-top in the spring, it is definitely one of those pieces that can stay with you from season to season.

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Printed dress

A lovely base for a winter or spring outfit, a printed dress can spruce up a gloomy day or shine bright on a sunny afternoon.

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Tan leather tote

A shopper or tote in a brown hue is ideal for busy, layered outfits as well as fuss-free ones. It's a color that is warm enough for hot weather and even better in the colder months when you may lack a little pop.

Buy it: BAGGU Oversized Leather Tote (urbanoutfitters.com, $240)

Buy it: BAGGU Oversized Leather Tote (urbanoutfitters.com, $240)

Cutout shoes or booties

A popular trend right now sweeping the street style and blogger scene is the cutout shoe. It's just enough material for coverage against frigid temperatures, yet also spring-appropriate.

Buy it: Jeffrey Campbell Debora Cutout Bootie (nastygal.com, $188)

Loose knit sweater

Perfect for a breezy summer night or a chilly evening in winter, a sweater that gives you room to breathe but is stylish enough for chic outfits is a good transitional piece.

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Moto jacket

The ultimate go-to jacket for girly or edgy outfits is the motorcycle jacket. Any color would work for both seasons, and it's a staple piece that can be worn tied around the waist or over the shoulders. The options are endless, and it is definitely a piece you want to take into spring.

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