18 Essential Spring Fashion Buys Under $200
With spring finally in full swing, it’s time to start packing away all those heavy-duty duds and embracing lighter and brighter pieces. Hello, white denim, leggy wrap dresses, and beach-ready straw bags. While we can’t guarantee that a sartorial shake-up will make summer come any faster, the 18 spring style essentials below will certainly let you capitalize on all those feel-good vibes RN.
1. Mango Midi Printed Dress ($120): Who doesn’t love a piece that can pull double, triple, or even quadruple duty? A minimalist slip silhouette can effortlessly be dressed up or down, making it a must for your after-hours and on-duty routine.
2. Rebecca Minkoff Andree Sandal ($165): Introducing, the only pair of spring steppers you need. Okay, maybe that’s a stretch, but these red-hot kicks certainly warrant a spot on your new-season must-have list. Just think of the possibilities!
3. Sari Straw Crossbody ($98): Nothing embodies spring’s good vibes quite like a woven bag. Team it with a flirty floral dress and statement sunnies for an effortlessly on-point look that will never let you down.
4. & Other Stories Belted Oversized Trenchcoat ($175): No warm-weather-ready wardrobe is complete without a classic trench. For a RN update, opt for an oversized style in a sophisticated shade of terracotta.
5. Le Specs Nero Rose Gold ($119): Shade game strong. Dramatic retro cat-eye sunnies are this season’s undeniable style champion. For an ultra-modern take on the throwback shape, stick with sleek wireframes and rose-colored lenses.
6. Faithfull Blooming Wrap Skirt ($148): From the streets to the beach, this twirl-worthy skirt will do your Insta-following proud. A classic tee makes it feel fit for an afternoon of thrifting, while a sassy crop top and statement earrings will usher it straight into after-hours territory.
7. Wrangler + UO Bells High-Rise Cropped Flare Jean ($109): White denim is the ultimate sign that sunnier, warmer days are ahead, which is reason enough to indulge in these dreamy cropped flares.
8. Y.A.S. Knitted Jumper ($90): Our brains might be on a steady path toward summer, but the weather hasn’t quite gotten the memo. A lightweight sweater in a vibrant hue is perfect for transitioning into the new season. Layer over your fave warm weather pieces (think: flowy skirts, white denim, and mules) for a balanced look.
9. Missoma x Lucy Williams Caesar Coin Necklace ($162): The perfect pairing for boyfriend button-downs and wrap dresses alike? A chic stack of gold necklaces. This pretty piece has us dreaming of a Roman holiday.
10. Habitual Arietta Top ($128): Spring without gingham? As if! For a modern twist on the tried-and-true print, add this statement wrap top to your lineup stat!
11. Solid & Striped The Nina ($178): Tap into your inner ’70s style goddess for a stint at the pool with a leotard-inspired suit. Equipped with a brightly striped belt, this minimalist number is guaranteed to steal the show on your next holiday.
12. Rachel Comey Factor Earrings in Mauve Pink ($115): Dusty rose acrylic and a geometric silhouette are just the thing to breathe new life into your accessories game. For maximum impact, rock ’em with a sleek ponytail or messy low bun.
13. Jennifer Behr Center Wrap Full Turban ($495): Retro ‘dos are having a moment this season, making colorful headscarves absolutely essential. This knotted number boasts just the right amount of throwback appeal with its muted palette.
14. H&M Patterned Kimono ($60): Usher your work wardrobe into spring by swapping out a standard blazer for this tropical topper. Styled alongside white jeans, a bright green blouse, and sculptural earrings, it makes for an elegant-yet-playful getup.
15. Reformation Sally Dress ($198): Babe alert! Meet your new go-to frock for spring 2018. With its ruffled hem and classic wrap silhouette, this stunner strikes the ideal balance of sweet, sassy, and sophisticated. Pair with sculptural kicks and a straw bag for a standout look.
16. Zara Wide Leg Trousers ($70): Set those ankles free, girl! Partner these paperbag trousers with white pumps for a knockout look that slays both on and off-duty.
17. NIKE Air Max 1 Premium Suede-Trimmed Leather Sneakers ($130): Commuter shoes you won’t want to take off. Pop ’em on with cropped jeans, a silhouette tee, and checked boyfriend blazer for a casually cool workweek ensemble.
18. Monogram Classic Fit ($65): Lay your eyes on this oeuvre d’art. Designed by London-based artist Alexa Coe, this pastel sketch tee will lend a one-of-a-kind edge to any #OOTD.
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