Dressing up for a spring party
Spring parties, outdoor weddings and other affairs are a terrific time to dress up in some of the latest seasonal fashions. From ruffled dresses to chunky necklaces to platform shoes, you will love these choices in springtime apparel.
Spring parties are always fun. If you are looking for a flirty, feminine look for spring, here are some of our shopping suggestions, both bargains and splurges.
Ruffled dressesRuffles are everywhere this spring and they are perfect for a party. From ruffled tops to fluttery short dresses to full-length gowns. This Max & Chloe chiffon dress in beautiful breeze blue features a ruffled neckline and pleated skirt. It's the perfect length for a spring party - just above the knee. You can this dress at Nordstrom for just $168.
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One-shoulder stylesProbably the most popular silhouette of the season is the one shoulder style. Sexy and flirtatious one-shoulder dresses and tops are a big hit. This one-shoulder ombre dress from Donna Morgan is comfortable and easy to wear. You can get this jersey knit dress in the vibrant purple hue for just over $100. Another cute choice is this Tommy Bahama one-shoulder frock in a blue tropical print. The sheath shape is very flattering.
Pink and yellow handbagsThe two hottest colors of the season are definitely pink and yellow. Pink is always a pretty choice for spring because it's so feminine and fun. This soft fabric clutch is perfect for a spring party. It features an oversized bow and flap closure. At under $100, it's a fantastic buy. You can get this bag in yellow, pink, beige or black at Nordstrom.
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Statement jewelryBold, blooming jewelry is the hot ticket for spring. Look for colorful necklaces, cocktail rings and bangle bracelets in floral motifs. This primrose garden necklace from J. Crew is a prime example. It features enamel flowers accented with glass crystal. This necklace comes in capri (shown), cornsilk yellow or natural. Don't overdo it on jewelry when headed to a party. Pick one piece that really stands out to garner a lot of attention.
Platform sandalsIf you can buy just one pair of party shoes for spring, make it a pair of platform sandals. From stilettos to wedges, platform shoes come in all shapes and sizes. If you want to splurge and spend a bit extra, make sure it's on a versatile pair of shoes that you can wear again and again. If you want to go for something a little more trendy, don't spend a bundle, since you may not wear them very often.
Add a little color to your look this spring with these floral print shoes. The BP. cork wedge sandals features a 4-inch cork-wrapped wedge heel and 1-inch platform. These sweet sandals are a fabulous bargain at just $59.95 at Nordstrom.com.
Another good choice are these Charles David platform sandals, featuring a 1-inch platform sole and a shiny 4 1/2-inch heel. The tiny stud detailing gives them a edgy-chic appeal. You can get these sandals in camel, red or black at Endless for just over $200.