3 Tips to Help You Totally Own Spring Style

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You’ve been ready for spring for months now, but your wardrobe? Sometimes it’s hard to shake those sweaters and scarves and remember what it’s like to dress for warm, breezy days. That’s where our ModStylists® come in. You can always contact the ModStylists® for free styling and sizing advice to make sure you end up with looks that you absolutely love. They’re also pros when it comes to sharing trends and tips, as ModStylist Megan proves. Check out the inspiring outfits she put together for ModEmployee Shannon, and familiarize yourself with these handy tips for bringing spring back into your style!

Tips to Help You Totally Own Spring Style

Tights, Tights, & More Tights

Sundresses may get all the attention, but we think tights are the ultimate springtime staple. Comfy and versatile, tights help you transition out of winter wares and into those summer pieces you can’t resist wearing for one more day. Pop some tights on under your favorite fluttery dress (or overalls, like Shannon’s wearing), buckle on some closed-toed shoes, and you’ve got an ensemble that satisfies your spring fever and accommodates the unpredictable little cold snaps that come with any spring day. Plus, with so many colors and patterns, tights are an easy way to infuse instant personality into any look!

What Shannon’s wearing:
Wind in Your Hair Overalls, Inherent Spice Top, Cambridge Satchel Company Bag in Yellow – 14 inch, Swedish Hasbeens Poet’s Pick Heel

Tips to Help You Totally Own Spring Style

Brighten Things Up

The sun’s out. Flowers are beginning to bud. The blue sky is coming back. Spring is when the world’s palette comes out to play — shouldn’t you join the fun? Try focusing on one piece of your outfit at a time, and swap muted shades out for something bolder. For instance, maybe you’ll switch your go-to burgundy top out for something in a snazzy citrus hue. Maybe you’ll like it so much, you’ll want to add in even more! Look for pieces that incorporate color in unexpected ways — embellishments in shoes, patterns in jackets, or even stitching on jeans.

What Shannon’s wearing:
Glowing All Out Tunic, Living the Dream Skirt in Grey, Top of the Tower Necklace, Whoa and Behold Heel, Duck, Duck, Umbrella in Yellow

Tips to Help You Totally Own Spring Style

All That Flutters

When searching for spring styles, focus on fabrics. Trade heavy knits for cotton blends, linens, and other lightweight materials, which look and feel fluttery and fresh. Such dreamy, breathable styles will help you keep your cool well into summer. And because they’re so luxuriously light, they’re perfect for layering. Top a breezy frock with a cardigan or wear it over a chambray blouse, and you’ll be feeling stylish, not stuffy.

What Shannon’s wearing:
Follow Glee Dress, Studying in Style Cardigan, Swedish Hasbeens Poet’s Pick Heel, Bright and Baubly Necklace in Mustard

+ What are your tips for dressing for spring?


About Anna

Anna's the kind of don't-take-yourself-too-seriously gal who can spend an evening at Monday Night Raw and then turn around and write about nail designs and glitter with just as much sincere, unadulterated delight. She's a firm believer in cats' ability to see ghosts, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the fact that if she wishes enough, she'll never have to iron again.

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2 Responses to 3 Tips to Help You Totally Own Spring Style

  1. Keely 04/15/2015 at 7:36 am #

    Love this post! I was just talking about how I need to get more leggings/tights to just wear under all my shorts and dresses. You can bring so much color to an outfit just by wearing color tights! Being a hairdresser I am so used to wear black and greys that I will tend to pick those colors up even when I’m shopping for day off clothes. I’ll catch myself and say hey, you need bright color you deserve to look bright and sunny haha! Thanks for sharing!!

    Keely // http://www.keelyashton.blogspot.com

    • ModCloth 04/21/2015 at 12:33 pm #

      Thank you so much for sharing, Keely! 🙂 We definitely agree that every gal deserves to look and feel bright and sunny, and it’s so great to hear that you are able to catch yourself before you end up with a completely black and grey wardrobe. Here at ModCloth, we LOVE to embrace color in every way possible. You could totally pair cute colored tights with any black/grey shorts or dresses you may wear to the salon or on your days off. How fun would it be to pair bright tights like the Layer It On Tights in Teal with a pair of grey shorts? So much fun!

      Keep on staying bright and sunny, Keely! xoxo

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