Despite the snow on the ground and the sub-freezing temperatures, spring is on its way. I am sure of it. I HEREBY DECLARE IT TO BE SO.
Spring always seems to take FOREVER to arrive here in the northeast, but for some of you, spring will show itself shortly so let’s talk about spring 2104 fashion trends.
I’ve been feeling the winter wardrobe rut setting in lately. As much as I love boots and layers, I’m anxious for springtime and ballet flats and sandals and short sleeves. I’ve been perusing the fashion mags this week, and here are a few of the trends I’m excited about this spring.
5 Hot Spring 2014 Fashion Trends
It’s been quite a few years since pastels have been in vogue, but this year pastels are about the hottest trend going. Pair icy blue, blush, violet and mint with white or black for a classic but updated look.
Wide Leg Trousers
After a few years of skinny jeans and cropped pants, the wide leg trouser is back. This ladylike style is universally flattering, just make sure you wear the right height of heel. Your pants should fall exactly a quarter inch off the floor. If your trousers are dragging on the floor, you will look sloppy, but if they’re too short, you’ll look frumpy so your tailor is your friend.
Think Marilyn Monroe circa 1955, but keep it modern by pairing it with a cropped top to offset the length. With fuller skirts, always tuck in your top so you don’t “lose” your waist.
Florals are here to stay, at least for another season. Keep it from being too sweet by pairing with a slightly more edgy jacket or shoe.
Bucket Bags and Structured Satchels
Always my favorite topic . . . handbags! This year it’s all about the bucket bag. But structured satchels are still hot too. I always prefer a structured bag for ease of use.
We’ll break it down over the next few weeks with post on each trend and lots of great suggestions for products at all price points!
Which spring trends are you most excited about!?
Got questions? Leave them in the comments, and I’ll tackle them in future posts!
9 thoughts on “5 Wearable Spring 2014 Fashion Trends”
So excited that spring is finally here, I LOVE spring! I haven’t ever really been a pastel wearer before so I’m looking forward to experimenting with some pastel colours this season – particularly baby pinks and maybe some mint and soft blues too! Thanks for the great tips. The wide leg trouser look is very chic too so will give that a go too 🙂
Yay for wide leg trouser! I love my skinny jeans as much as the next girl, but there’s something really graceful about a well-done wide leg trouser.
wide legged pants, satchels and florals are my new favs!
I look hideous in wide leg trousers. And winter is crippling me. I sit at my desk every day huddled over a cup of coffee wrapped in a Snuggie. My style is being stifled by the fact that we can’t break 35 degrees around this joint. I miss California passionately.
I’m SO ready for spring and pastels. That baby blue bag is gorgeous. I had one that color a few years back and surprisingly it went with everything. Thanks for hosting the linkup! Have an awesome weekend.
Also looking forward to Spring…..love the white wide leg trousers!!!
Hi! First time linking up here. I, too, am longing from spring. I’m really liking the pastels trend, especially blush.
I love ALL of these new trends!
Eleventh & Sixteenth
Love these trends!