It may not feel like spring but that doesn't mean we can't start adding a little warmth to our wardrobes. We found some of the most coveted trends of the coming season, all under $200.
Show Your Stripes
Get your version of this season's happening vertical trend by rocking this fashion-forward striped blazer from Zara. Versatile and practical, you can wear this flattering jacket over a blouse and tuxedo pants for an empowering look or over a crochet white frock for a more contrasting combination.
Ultra-feminine lace at Alexander McQueen and Giambattista Valli stood out as one of the most beautiful trends this season. Get your own version with Pim + Larkin's boat-neck frock, a black lace dress that features crochet lace overlay and short sheer sleeves. While girly accents like a satin sash give this dress a pretty feel, its black hue and fitted silhouette keep it sophisticated and sultry.
Heavy couture embellishments took over the spring catwalk—think crystal embroidered clusters at Christopher Kane and golden silk tassels at Altuzarra. To get on this seemingly expensive trend without breaking the bank, look for an extremely detailed accessory like this bejeweled clutch for under $60.
The box top is back, and judging by its presence at shows like Balenciaga, Rochas and Chloe, it's here to make a statement. To get this fashion-forward trend, a cropped version is more accessible and practical, like this ALEXANDER YAMAGUCHI boxy solid tee.
A happy medium between resort's beloved culotte and summer's hot pants, long shorts became more than a thing on the spring runway. From a silky floral version at Peter Som to a chambray type at DKNY, knee-grazing shorts have begun to warm our hearts. Kill two trends in one short by shopping this loose checked version that you can easily incorporate into your closet.
The iconic smoking jacket got majorly upgraded this season by the likes of Saint Laurent, Christian Dior and Stella McCartney. What makes this power trend so great is that unlike other seasonal fashion wares, it's not going out of style anytime soon. Zara's version of this classic separate features wide satin lapels and a seamless construction that is modern and empowering.
As far as the spring runway goes, it may be time to reintroduce your flannel and Doc Martens. Think plaid-grunge but done in the most chic of ways like at Dries van Noten and Phillip Lim. The relaxed fit on this open-shoulder plaid button-down gives grunge a casual but subtly sexy upgrade.
Iconic houses like Balenciaga and Givenchy looked to their archives to bring back the oversized ruffle, while newer labels like Peter Pilotto and J.W. Anderson were inspired to develop a more modern and structured version. A great way to access this dramatic trend during the day is via accessories like this crochet ruffled scarf from Oasis. Its cream hue and slip-on style will have you pulling out this versatile snood all throughout the season.
Jason Wu and Nina Ricci decided to bring sexy back with empowering accessories like the harness. This harness leather belt features double strap detailing and a ring detail on the center, as well as adjustable buckle fastenings to accentuate your curves.
If this spring's runway is anything to go by, colorblocking is now a thing of the past. However, color is still in, and one of the most highlighted hues according to collection like Barbara Bui and Stella McCartney is electric blue. Give your style a strong dose by wearing this fierce hue from head to toe.
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