How To Transition Your Winter Wardrobe For Spring

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Feeling the urge to adorn yourself in spring attire but still facing dreadful winter weather? I feel you. Me too. There are cool ways to ease spring flavor into your winter style though. And, I’m rounding up my top 3 in this post.

1. Mix spring hues with your favorite winter colors

I was so thrilled to see all the new spring arrivals when I visited recently. Do yourself a favor and stop by. I was drawn to the bright pink, orange, and yellow items throughout the store. I was also smitten by the rich jewel tones of the winter items in stock. So, I decided to experiment by blending a beautiful rust sweater I found from Addi & Ains, one of 7 featured boutiques at Kindred, with a brighter pair of pants, also available at Kindred.

Ready to ease into Spring? Try blending a bright with a winter hue.

What I’m wearing:

Wide collar sweater via (only $54) | Pleated trousers via (only $44.99)

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2. Ease spring accessories into your style

The is one of spring’s IT accessories. And, since scarves and winter go together, you might as well start rocking one with your winter style. It’s totally appropriate and adds a little spring flavor.

3. Play with textures

I love how warm and cozy this wide collar sweater from Kindred boutique is. The pants, on the other hand, have a lightweight, silky fabric that balances the weight of the top. So, the overall look is a little bit spring and a little bit winter.

Location: Cafe Ventana, St. Louis

Be sure to support local STL by shopping right-on-trend styles at  boutique at . See more of my Kindred finds here, here, and here.

Spring Essentials To Shop Right Now

You might be facing dreary weather conditions right now. Some of our favorite retailers are dropping their resort collections, though, and they’re selling out fast. I shared all about the #GibsonxHiSugarPlum collection earlier this week. I also shared some colorful ways to infuse spring styles into your winter wardrobe here and here.

What I’m wearing:

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In today’s look, I’m styling one of my top pics from Lilly Pulitzer’s newest collection. It’s a darling off the shoulder, flounce top. It comes in 2 colors, the one I’m wearing and a pink. I have a feeling this style will sell out quickly, so I snagged one early.

I envision wearing this top right through spring and summer. It’ll pair well with prints and solids. Today, I’m wearing it with my striped, wide-leg ankle pants from the #GibsonxHiSugarPlum collection.

#GibsonxHiSugarPlum resort collections

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Location: Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis

This Must-Have Trench Is Back In Time For Spring

One of my favorite transitional coats is the . This unlined coat stands out with its classic silhouette and classic details like epaulettes and sleeve straps. It also comes in a striking shade of yellow called Lemongrass.

I’ve received so many direct messages about this coat because it sold out pretty quickly last fall. I’m so excited, then, to let you know that the coat is back. Yes, it is back in stock just in time for spring.

Want proof of this coat’s versatility? Here’s a look back at 8 different ways I’ve worn mine. For size reference, I’m wearing the in a size small.

1. Leoaprd print dress/yellow trench

brixton trench coat

2. Stripes/yellow trench

3. Gingham pants/yellow trench

4. Palm print pants/yellow trench

5. Double coat trend

6. Menswear-inspired style with trench

7. Monochromatic style with yellow trench

8. Midi dress/leggings/trench coat

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An Easy Way To Rock The Feather Trend

The thing that fascinates me most about 2019 fashion trends is the return to maximalism. Many of the IT styles seem to promote being as extra as possible. My everyday look could use the push, so I’m looking forward to indulging. Today, then, I’m spotlighting the feather trend. I’m a longtime fan of feather embellishments. I can’t wait to bring my feather skirt back out, and my feather pumps are the perfect color to accent my spring and summer outfits this year.

In today’s post, I’m sharing one of the easiest ways to incorporate feathers into your look–earrings! The pair I’m wearing is from in . They come in a few fabulous colors. I was drawn to the mint because I knew it would help me create beatuful colorblocked moments, like this one with the yellow top and fuchsia lippie. I’ve also linked some of my favorite feather earrings (and a few pumps too) at the end of this post.

feather trend

Feather earrings via | Lip:  | Lashes:

Eyes:  | Brows:

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How To Rock Strong Statement Colors In Winter

There seems to be an expectation for our wardrobes to go dark during the winter season. Perhaps grey, black, and navy clothing reflects our feelings about the dreary weather conditions. A great alternative, though, is to bring your own sunshine with yellows or to evoke happiness in shades of orange. Bright statement colors make us happy.

By the way, shades of orange have been having a major moment since 2018. I’m excited to see this color trend hold strong in 2019. From living coral to burnt orange, it’s fair to say that shades of orange have reached IT color status.

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What I’m wearing:

 c/o (also love ) | Boots (, ) | Gold hoops ()

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Today’s featured dress from Soft Surroundings was a must-have for me because of its beautiful orange-red-brown color. Of course, I also love that it has a boatneck, perfect for draping off the shoulder.

This knit is also ideal for winter because it’s long with long sleeves. Also, its silhouette is perfect for layering over or under. This dress can be styled to suit almost any kind of wintry weather conditions.

Prefer to pack away your dresses during the winter? No worries. There are so many other ways to work statement colors into your winter style. A statement coat is always a good option (see more on that here). Bright sweaters are also cool options (shop some of my favorites on sale here).

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