The spring is the best time to press the reset button on your wardrobe, and given the great new fashion that’s hitting stores right now, there are myriad ways to reboot and refresh. Of the many must-try looks this season, it can be tough to pick favorites.
Vogue.com’s fashion news director Chioma Nnadi shares the top fashion trends for spring — at prices you can afford — from their annual “100 Under $100 Guide.”
Forget everything you know about dainty water-colored florals. This season it’s all about picking prints with bold or tropical blooms.
- Zara Jacket $99.90
- Zara dress $79.90
- Zara Sandals, $79.90
Come down off those killer heels this spring and embrace the idea a flat for every occasion. The good news is there are plenty of styles out there that won’t break the bank. The pointy ballet flat is a good alternative to a classic pump, and has a chic sixties vibe that feels very Audrey Hepburn.
- Joe Fresh pointed flat, $59
As the weather warms up a metallic sandal is a great summer neutral, and a nice update on the classic nude sandal because it will literally go with anything. Plus silver and gold will flatter every skin tone.
- Zara flat sandal, $39.50
Graphic black and white — with a dash of red
The graphic black and white look was really big on the runway, and it’s a flattering color story for those who favor an all-black uniform. The trick to making the look come alive is a pop of red. It could be as simple as putting on a dash of red lipstick.
- Mango blouse, $59.99
- Guess jeans, $79.50
- Aldo sandals, $80
This spring you want to think big when it comes to jewelry, whether it’s a great cocktail ring or statement necklace. If you’re going to a summer wedding, it’s a great way to instantly refresh a dress that’s been sitting in your closet since last year.
- Sequin ring, $98
- Banana Republic necklace $79.50
Suiting with a feminine touch
This season it’s about taking apart the traditional look of a suit, and making it over with easy feminine touches. It's good to think of these pieces as the building blocks in your closet, and you'll get extra bang for your buck here, by mixing them up with items you might already own.
- Kenneth Jay Lane necklace, $50
- Mango tuxedo vest, $69.99
- Aldo shoes, $45