Today is the first day of spring, so I thought it was the perfect opportunity to discuss spring fashion trends. Never mind that I woke up this morning to sleet and snow. We got a taste of spring last week, and I know it’s only a matter of time before we can ditch the heavy sweaters and winter coats. I’m dying to open all the windows, air out the house, and start purging and cleaning.
Okay, I don’t clean, but every spring and fall, I like to go through all of our rooms and get rid of the clutter along with all of the clothes we no longer wear regularly. This is a great time to make a list of the items you need to update your wardrobe for spring, so I decided to write a post on wearable spring 2015 fashion trends and some pieces you might want to add to your spring wardrobe.
I wrote a post last fall about basic wardrobe essentials for moms. Feel free to reference that, as I won’t be repeating everything on that list. You still need basic tees and tanks, a great pair of jeans, a LBD, etc. This is a more specific list geared for Spring 2015 and the current trends you may want to incorporate into your existing wardrobe.
5 Wearable Spring 2015 Fashion Trends
1. Comfort Shoes
Last week I wrote an entire post dedicated to comfort shoes for spring. I’m so happy that this is a trend. I love a great pair of heels as much as the next woman, but they’re not practical for most of us on a daily basis, and they’re downright dangerous for some. Not only do I have to wear flats for the time being due to my stress fracture/torn tendon recovery, I really should be wearing shoes that are supportive so my plantar fasciitis doesn’t flare up again.
I’ve seen several sources proclaiming that yellow is the hot color for spring. Dancing with the Stars premiered this week, and I couldn’t help but notice that Julianne Hough was wearing a bright yellow dress.
Yellow is fun and sunny and cheerful, but it can be hard to wear. Personally, I like the idea of wearing a yellow accessory, such as shoes or a handbag. In fact, I have yellow ballet flats that I love pairing with navy and white. Wow, my hair was short!
3. Boyfriend Jeans
Yes, they’re back. I still don’t love the look on me, but I do have a couple of pairs that I wear from time to time.
If you don’t like the baggy look (I don’t, really) then you can always cuff your favorite skinnies or straight-leg jeans, and get a similar effect. I do this a lot when the weather is getting warmer in the spring but isn’t yet hot enough for shorts.
5. Bucket Bags
The bucket bag trend is one that was around last year, but this year it’s back and bigger than ever. This is one I’ve had my eye on for some time. I love the casual ease of a bucket bag. I’m really trying to hold myself back from another handbag purchase, but this Rebecca Minkoff ‘Fiona’ Bucket Bag in Aloe is calling my name. LOUDLY. I do have a birthday coming up . . . hmmm . . .
Which of these spring trends is your favorite??
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