6 Spring Essentials to Spruce Up Your Wardrobe

March 19th, 2009

It may not be the right time to give your wardrobe an overhaul, but it is time to do some Spring cleaning on your closet.  Start packing away your Winter wardrobe, and bring out your Spring brights.  When you’re done, fill in the gaps in your wardrobe with these six Spring essentials:

The Elegant Day Dress
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Silk Ruffle Dress | $130 at Banana Republic

The Signature Jacket
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Bright Lady Coat | $175 at Banana Republic

The Go-Anywhere Blouse
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Victoria Ruffle Cami | $88 at J Crew

The Long Cardigan
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Long and Lean Cardigan Sweater | $41.65 (sale) at Martin + Osa

The Full Skirt
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Cotton Sateen Gateau Skirt | $69.50 at J Crew

Trouser Pants
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The Perfect Denim Trouser | $59.50 at Gap

What key pieces will you be wearing for Spring?
  Share with us in the comments!

Entry Filed under: Shopping Guide, Women

9 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Chloe  |  March 19th, 2009 at 8:24 am

    Awesome post. I am digging the signature jacket this season and I on the hunt for a perfect one.
    You need to do a post on how to tie scarves especially like in #2!

  • 2. Sal  |  March 19th, 2009 at 8:43 am

    I’m well on my way - I’ve got four of six COVERED.

  • 3. loveless  |  March 19th, 2009 at 11:28 am

    I am obsessed with Audrey Hepburnā€™s lady-like dresses. Must start looking online now. . .

  • 4. Austin  |  March 19th, 2009 at 9:37 pm

    This ‘6 Spring Essentials’ reminds me of that game on Sesame Street “One of these things is not like the others”. I’m loving all of these looks but who put up the ‘Long Cardigan’ picture. Martin + Osa have some really great things but this belongs in a ‘Forever 38′ shop. Kudos on the Victoria Ruffle Cami though.

  • 5. Cathy  |  March 20th, 2009 at 12:06 pm

    Beautiful things here. Love the sweet pops of pure color — and the ever-so-affordable Gap trousers. More, more!

  • 6. Asianmommy  |  March 20th, 2009 at 8:31 pm

    Love the silk ruffle dress–what a great find!

  • 7. Kloe  |  March 22nd, 2009 at 8:52 am

    I love them all, but can’t get past the shapeless trend (long cardigan). Hopefully that’ll pass soon.

    Love the skirt though, very fun!

  • 8. Trisha  |  March 23rd, 2009 at 10:48 pm

    Actually, the Long Cardigan is much more figure flattering than the picture suggests. I own two, and they’re beautiful, lightweight, and extremely versatile. Martin + Osa’s long cardigan doesn’t hang straight down; instead, it’s ever-so-slightly body hugging. Plus, it’s the classic version: four buttons with two small pockets at the front. Try this one on in stores (or order it online; the site offers free return shipping).

  • 9. Alyssa  |  April 16th, 2009 at 4:33 pm

    I JUST bought a pair of wide leg trousers from forever21 that I am absolutely in LOVE with!!!
    Great for work and then drinks afterwards!

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