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Mama Loves Style: Pleated and pretty for spring

Morgan is photographer, blogger, wife and mother of four. You can read her blog at Mama Loves Papa and visit her photography website here.

Color indulgence

This bright pink tank is a glimpse at what I'll be wearing as the weather warms up (color, color and color), and since I love pleats, this outfit was a no brainer.

I'm completely ready for spring, and I think this is the perfect example of an outfit for that transition period between winter and spring — when you start to have that urge to wear fun colors and show off your flirty style. Even so, this look has a very romantic feel and still looks appropriate in the colder weather.

pleats
skirt
shoes

The shoes

(Target, $40)

Black ankle boots like these are just as necessary to have in your wardrobe as black flats!

The good news is, you don't have to spend a ton on popular brands — they are such a staple that bargain stores make them too!

skirt

The skirt

(Similar style at Forever 21, $15)

You can find some more pricey styles at stores like BCBG, but I found an adorable bargain option at Target and another similar style at Forever 21.

If you don't have any black tights, you can find a pair at Target. It really is a one-stop shop!

Cardigan

Cardigan

(JC Penney, $13)

You'll want a slightly cropped cardigan for a skirt that sits higher on your waist — and when it's still chilly, a sweater will be necessary.

shirt

The top

(Old Navy, $18)

Simple, pretty, affordable. Enough said!

I'll be wearing my pleated skirt a lot this spring, and I can't wait to share more fun styles with you! What's your favorite thing about spring style?

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