15 Spring Trends You Already Own

Proof that fashion trends are indeed cyclical, here are 15 trends you already own that couldn’t be hotter this spring:

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Boyfriend Roll-Cuff Crop,
$59.50 at express.com

Boyfriend Jeans – Have an old pair of baggy jeans in your closet? Dig them out, roll the bottoms and wear them with ballet flats or heels.

Metallic Accessories – Silver, gold, copper, gunmetal or bronze, whatever you call it, metallic accessories continue to be a hot trend.

Ruffles – If you purchased something ruffled last spring or fall, you’re in luck – ruffles are a must-have this season.

Chunky Bangles – Chunky bangles, the more colorful the better, are still chic. Wood and geometric styles are also hot.

Black and White Pieces – Surely you have something black and something white in your wardrobe, pair them together for one of this season’s hottest trends.

Trench Coats – The one piece on every Top 10 list year after year is the trench coat. Hopefully you’ve got at least one in your closet – bonus points if it’s in a bright color. Don’t own a trench? Get one – now.

Pencil Skirts – If you don’t already own one, a pencil skirt in a seasonless fabric is a piece you’ll turn to over and over again. This spring, pair it with something as simple as a t-shirt and a belt or a tank, cardigan and statement jewelry.

Hobo Bags – You likely have a slouchy bag in your closet from seasons past and, thankfully, it’s back in style.

Scarves – Whether you invested in last summer’s lightweight scarf or have an old printed silk scarf in your closet, this is the season to drape yours over tees, tanks, cardigans and more.

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Silk-linen retro V-neck cardigan,
$68 at jcrew.com

Cardigans – A true wardrobe staple, the cardigan just happens to be super trendy right now. Whether long and boyfriend-style or short and ladylike, layer yours over just about anything. Add a belt to quickly pull together your look.

Belts – Thick or thin, belts continue their run as an important accessory, instantly transforming virtually anything in your wardrobe. Wear yours to cinch cardigans, jackets, t-shirts, blouses, dresses and more.

Chandelier Earrings – Remember these? Several years ago, they were the ultimate jewelry must-have. You’ll be thrilled to know that you can wear them once again to add drama to your evening look.

Ballet Flats – For more than 8 seasons in a row, the comfy chic ballet flat has been your go-to shoe for work and weekends. Bright colors, metallics, snakeskin and embellished styles are especially hot this spring.

Turquoise Jewelry – Every few years, turquoise jewelry regains its must-have status proving to be a wise investment for your collection. Lucky for you, this is the year.

Wedge Shoes – Yup, still in style. Luckily you already have a pair or two, don’t you?

2 Comments

  1. Sam
    Mar 18, 2009 @ 12:32:45

    Wow! I feel so much better and am looking forward to shopping in my closet – i will be happy and so will my wallet – thanks for the tips!

    Reply

  2. Lyndsay Cabildo
    Mar 19, 2009 @ 04:03:30

    This is awesome tips for Spring Look, stirring creativity is cool! Keep up the good work! :D

    Reply

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