Major wardrobe update: 30 spring essentials for your closet
Ditch your drab winter gear and spring into your fun, bright style. Check out these 30 spring essentials that will have you feeling as sunny as the weather and protected from the rain on those off days.
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It’s officially time
to show off some leg! Every girl knows the importance of a go-to pair of denim
shorts. So, whether they’re light, dark, distressed or faded, pick a pair that
will make you feel your best.
Victoria’s Secret Cut-Off Denim Shorts, $35, victoriassecret.com
AE Denim Boyfit Midi Short, $40, ae.com
Aeropostale High-Waisted Medium Washed Destroyed Denim Shorty Shorts, $22, aeropostale.com
Casual, cute, and
comfortable! Pair with cropped jeans or a flouncy skater skirt, and put a
spring in your step.
Gap Printed espadrille slip-ons, $40, gap.com
Keds Crash Back Zig Zag, $45, keds.com
Vans Solic Canvas Classic Slip-On Shoes in White, $45, jcrew.com
Whether you need to
carry a blanket and food for a picnic in the park or you’re just strutting
around town, these tote bags will be sure to carry it all.
Rip Curl Bali Dancer Tote Bag, $30, pacsun.com
To and Fro Tote, $36, modcloth.com
AEO Factory Canvas Tote Bag, $15, ae.com
The sun is finally
shining and wow, it’s getting bright! Shade that gorgeous face from dangerous
UV rays with a girly hat.
Lined Straw Fedora with Grosgrain Ribbon and Bow Trim, $18, icing.com
Floral Brim Burlap Baseball Hat, $8, delias.com
Aerie Floppy Hat, $20, ae.com
Tired of wearing
jeans again and again? So are we. Spice it up a bit with a cropped length. And
depending on your personal style, try a distressed look.
Levi’s Mid-Rise Skinny Cropped Jeans, $45, jcpenney.com
Ripped and Destroyed Cropped Jeans, $34, makemechic.com
Levi’s Skinny Boyfriend Cropped Jeans, $37, dillards.com
Show off your
pedicure with a pair of bright sandals. With your exposed feet, you’ll be feeling
the sun from head to freshly painted toe.
Loalian T-strap sandals, $45, aldoshoes.com
Ipanema Maya Studded Sandals, $28, shopbop.com
Lemacks T-strap sandals, $40, aldoshoes.com
Be bold and show what
you’re passionate about in a graphic tee. Sporty girls can wear jersey-style
tees, while animal lovers can wear tees adorned with the cutest cats.
Fresh Metallic Varsity Tee, $14, forever21.com
Meow Tee, $7, delias.com
Marvel Comics Muscle Tee, $14, forever21.com
the rainy season. Keep your hair and outfit dry with a cool umbrella.
Rainy Daisy Umbrella, $30, modcloth.com
Raining Cats and Dogs Umbrella, $32, topshop.com
Ruffled Travel Umbrella, $10, forever21.com
Crop tops are perfect
for a fun music festival or a hot spring day. Plus, if you don’t wanna bare
your stomach but love the cropped look, pair with something high-waisted. Try a
higher-rise skirt, pants or shorts.
Feathered Festival Tank, $27, spottedmoth.com
Coca Cola Tee, $25, delias.com
Pizza Paradise Crop Top, $29, etsy.com
With this two-in-one
piece, you’ll look immediately chic. If you’re feeling bold, go for the
overalls and pair with a classic white or striped tee. Cute!
Hollister Overalls Bettys, $50, hollisterco.com
Summer Monochrome Daisy Print Playsuit, $45, boohoo.com
Smocked Tube Tribal Romper, $25, delias.com
Go long this spring!
For those sunny days that are still a li’l chilly, throw on a maxi in a fun
color. You’ll stay warm and look seasonal.
Candie’s Heart Chiffon Maxi Skirt, $13, kohls.com
Lady Lace Maxi Skirt, $28, forever21.com
Tie Dye Striped Maxi Skirt, $19, loveculture.com
The flowers are
blooming, so why not show them some love? Wear this cute floral trend on any
aspect of your outfit and you’ll be looking oh-so springy.
BOBS from Skechers Bobs Plush, $50, zappos.com
Garden Goddess Floral Bib Necklace, $14, forever21.com
Babydoll Dress in Navy Floral, $35, delias.com
Sunglasses are a must
when the sun is out and shining bright. With so many options, there’s no reason
for you to choose a dull and boring pair. Instead, pick up a pair of these fab
shades and say goodbye to squinting.
Sole Society Smyth Oversized Thick Rim Sunglasses, $25, solesociety.com
Williamsburg Rainbow Shades, $20, nastygal.com
With Love From CA Rubbersized Hearts Sunglasses, $15, pacsun.com
On those humid days
where your hair just won’t cooperate, pin it back with a cute headband.
AEO Printed Headwrap, $7, ae.com
Refined Bow Headband, $2, forever21.com
Farah Floral Headband, $12, necessaryclothing.com
If you’re looking for
a new way to brighten up your spring look, look no further! Nothing says
goodbye winter like these fun nail picks. Wave hello to warmer weather.
Mint Leaves Nail Polish, $3, forever21.com
Essie ‘Spring 2014’ Nail Polish in Style Hunter, $9, nordstrom.com
Victoria’s Secret Nail Paint in Party On, $10, victoriassecret.com
Fun bracelets are the
absolute perfect way to show off your new manicure. Plus, they draw just the
right amount of attention to your hands. On their own or stacked in a bundle,
these bracelets will look super cute.
Feather Wrap Bangle Bracelet, $38, shopbop.com
Teal Cabochon and Crystal Stretch Bracelet in Yellow Gold Tone, $18, onestopplus.com
Feather & Beaded Stretch Bracelets-11 Pack, $6, charlotterusse.com
After a long winter bundled up, it’s time to show a little
leg! Sport any of these dresses to look fun and totally carefree.
Boho Embroidered Dress, $60, ae.com
Solid Fit & Flare Dress $33, aeropostale.com
Must-Have Scuba Skater Dress, $13, forever21.com
Even though it’s warming up, some nights are still a little
chilly. But don’t worry, we’re showin’ you how to stay cute and warm at the
same time. Sport an edgy denim jacket or vest, and you’re ready for a night out
with your girls.
H&M Denim Jacket, $50, hm.com
Light Wash Fray Denim Vest, $10, delias.com
Betty’s Seaside Reef Denim Jacket, $49, hollisterco.com
GL Tip: Avoid being one of our cringe worthy “and how was
your day” embarrassing moments by sporting waterproof mascara. These picks will
keep your make-up intact on the go. No running mascara, no worries!
CoverGirl LashBlast Volume Blasting Waterproof Mascara, $7, walmart.com
CannonBall ULTRA Waterproof Mascara, $20, urbandecay.com
Maybelline Volum’Express The Falsies Waterproof Mascara, $7,
Springtime can be pretty unpredictable weather-wise, but a
rainy day is no excuse to not look your best. Check out these finds to brighten
up those grey spring days.
Mossimo Supply Co. Junior’s Anorak Rain Coat- Pink Floral Print, $35, target.com
Brave Soul Polka Dot Hooded Rain Trench, $48, asos.com
Wild Style Rain Coat, $30, forever21.com
A printed bandeau
Take a walk on the wild side with these fun tops. They look
totally cute with your fave skirts or high waisted shorts, and make for the
perfect concert look.
See You Monday The Fruity Punch Bandeau, $12, karmaloop.com
Nollie Extended Bandeau Top, $11, pacsun.com
Arizona Bandeau Top, $3, jcpenney.com
On those chilly spring days, opt for one of these
lightweight sweaters. Style with your fave fit-and-flare skirt for a girly look
that screams spring.
AE Chunky Sweater, $20, ae.com
Target Labworks Women’s Dolman Sleeve Sweater w/ Faux Leather, $13, target.com
Gap Heathered Sweater, $20, gap.com
Heels can be a nightmare to walk in. Give your ankles a break
and get the added height you need with these wedges. They’re easy to walk in
and look just as cute as regular heels!
Strappy Wedge Sandal, $30, forever21.com
Women’s Caliente Wedge Sandals, $65, skechers.com
Silhan Wedges, $50, aldoshoes.com
Flowy tank top
A flowy tank with your fave pair of colored jeans is the
perfect go-to spring look. It’s casual enough for everyday, but special enough
to wear to dinner with your girls.
Mysterious Moment Halter Top, $18, forever21.com
Havana Knot Tank Top, $25, pinkice.com
AEO Layered Ruffle Tank, $25, ae.com
As the temperature rises, you’ll notice you need a little
extra hydration. Store one of these cute bottles in your backpack or purse and
stay refreshed all day.
CamelBak eddy .75L, $15, camelbak.com
Jonathan Adler Water Bottle with Straw, $20, lifeguardpress.com
Victoria’s Secret Water Bottle, $15, victoriassecret.com
As we said before, don’t let spring showers get you down.
Bring your own sunshine in these bright and fun boots. You’ll be splashing
around in some puddles in no time.
Dirty Laundry Raindrop Zig Zag Rain Boot, $40, dsw.com
Kamik Olivia, $50, zappos.com
Henry Ferrera Women’s Plaid Printed Rain Boots, $40, overstock.com
This trend is an easy way to make a bold fashion statement.
They look totally trendy but can easily be matched with anything. From your
fave tee to a fancy tank, your options are endless.
Love21 Contemporary Sugartooth Skinny Jeans, $16, forever21.com
Only Tie Dye Skinny Jeans, $18, asos.com
Skinny Twill Jean, $50, whitehouseblackmarket.com
Bored with your clothes? Chunky necklaces are a great way to
change up your look and add some extra flavor. Prepare to get tons of
Dazzling Teardrop Bib Necklace, $10, forever21.com
Textured Golden Necklace, $13, 2020AVE.com
Turrito Necklace, $25, aldoshoes.com
Break out the pedicure because spring has sprung! Show off
your fave nail polish color in these fashionable flops—you’ll be walking on
Sleek Flip Flops, $9, forever21.com
Women’s Indulge Comfort Sandals, $49, skechers.com
AEO Braided Flip Flop, $25, ae.com
Ahoy there, GL fashionistas! Spring is a great time to break out the nautical stripes and navy blues. You’ll sail into sunshine and warm weather with this trend
Womens Nautical-Themed Strap Watch, $17, jcpenney.com
Aloha Nautical Striped Tank Top, $13, charlotterusse.com
High Waist Matelot Shorts, $25, loveculture.com