Baby, it’s warming up but still a little bit breezy outside, so you better get ready for some challenging transitional outfits. We’ve figured out the best way to handle the cranky spring elements is with a simple formula detailed below: dress + sweater + shades + shoes + bag = the perfect date outfit on the perfect date: April 25th, because it’s not too hot, not too cold, and all you need is a light jacket. (Thank you, Miss Congeniality.) Read ahead to gather the necessary ingredients for a sweet slice of transitional spring pie.
Item #1: Get a sweet sundress that won’t leave you too exposed to the elements.
Whether it’s a little more leg coverage, or an extra bit of
Item #2: Grab a cozy sweater to keep the last winds of winter at bay.
Adding on another layer provides endless opportunities for pattern play, as well as a healthy dose of contrasting texture. And since we’ve chosen a dress for the bottom half, that statement piece will always be playing peek-a-boo without getting overshadowed by a big heavy coat.
Item #3: Throw your look a little shade.
Item #4: Snag some sick kicks for dancing in the April showers.
Flats add an instant cool-girl vibe to any sundress and sweater combo, so pick out a pair with a little personality to really up your style on the streets. Those metallic wellies look so cute, no one will even mind if you accidentally splash a tsunami into their morning commute.
Item #5: Get yourself a pretty pouch to carry all your things.
Translucent is trending, weaving isn’t going anywhere, and iridescence is still Cool (yes, with a capital “C”). Any of these options will help you daydream about Sunday picnics in the park until it’s actually warm enough to go on one.