If you want to buy a new pair of jeans for spring, pick out a pair of cropped pants in crisp white denim. You can wear white denim in so many ways. An all-white ensemble is sizzling hot, but also don’t be afraid to partner your white jeans with a vibrant top and bold shoes. White jean jackets are also hot for spring — the perfect layering piece for cool mornings and evenings.
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The warm weather of spring ushers in the nautical trend. Navy and white striped boatneck tops, white sailor trousers, deck shoes and other nautical-inspired fashions can be found in every price range. J. Crew, Banana Republic, Marshall’s, Target and other affordable retailers offer a selection of nautical sweaters, tees, dresses and even swimwear. The vintage-inspired nautical dress pictured here is only $43.99 at ModCloth.com.
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Raid your mom’s closet or the local thrift store to find old school preppy accessories for spring. Shop for preppy pieces such as tasseled loafers (flat or with heels), black and white oxfords, lady-like watches, headbands with bows, natty striped totes, geek chic glasses and vintage jewelry.
Speaking of platform shoes, one of the latest fashion trends for spring are flatforms. These shoes have a platform sole that is the same height the whole length of the shoe, keeping your foot flat and comfortable. They are great because you get the height you crave without the pain of heels. The flatforms pictured here are from Derek Lam.
Straw, raffia, cork, wood and shells add a touch of nature to spring shoes and handbags. The straw handbag is a fun choice for spring and designers are making more than just straw totes. You can find straw bags ranging from satchels to clutches. When shopping for shoes, raffia wedges, wooden clogs and shell-accented sandals are all fabulous options for spring that incorporate natural elements.