A three-inch snowfall within a week of Easter and Passover really screws with your wardrobe planning. It's officially spring but if you're going to be scraping frost off your car, you don't really feel like you can whip out all the fun fashions you've been scooping up. When you've invested in a spring piece, you especially want to be able to get all the wear possible out of it. Here's a few ways to make the most of your spring investments now and into the summer, without breaking the bank on your total look.
Mulberry Lace Top
Wear this Mulberry cotton-blend lace daisy-pattern top, $850, from now through fall by switching out jeans for shorts.
7 For All Mankind Slim Cigarette in Los Angeles Dark, $169; Style&Co Three-Quarter Sleeve Ruched Blazer, $59; J. Crew 7" Chino Short, $48; Nine West Elise Patent Pump, $59.95; Coach Madison Leather Phoebe Shoulder Bag, $398
The Red Leather Jacket At Several Price Points
The inspiration for this outfit was Gwyneth Paltrow's Spring Edit for Goop. It feature's GP's R13 Glossed Leather Biker Jacket, $1,995 and Rag and Bone Grand Prix leather-panelled twill leggings-style jeans, $225, along with some options in a wider price range for cooler and warmer weather.
Saint Laurent Leather Biker Jacket, $5,290; Kohl's Excelled Leather Jacket, Sale Price $120; Gap Favorite Long Sleeve Crew T, $16.95; ASOS Skinny Pant In Leather Look With Panels,; Sale Price $39.90; Diba Pilot Bootie, $49.95; Report Metal Bar Sandal, $59.95
Darling Amelia Lace Dress
A sweet lace dress like the ASOS Darling Amelia Lace Skater Dress, Sale Price $87.28, can't wait until summer. Pair it with a bold-colored coat now, and wear it easy-breezy once it's too warm for layers. You'll want to work your splurgy Pierre Hardy Metallic Block Heel Platforms, $409 (sale), with both outfits.