Elle Trend Review: 7 Spring Trends That Work For Work

Spring! It promises a fresh start, fresh flowers, and warmer days. How exciting!

Another great thing about spring- fresh fashion. So many trends, but which of them work for your professional wardrobe and enhance your personal image? I reviewed Elle.com’s Comprehensive Guide To Spring Fashion and narrowed down these seven ideas for women in leadership:

 

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1. Blown-Out-Plaid – Try wearing this oversized gingham print in a shirt, dress or a skirt.

Tip: Place pattern on the body part you want to emphasize. For example; if your shoulders are smaller than your hips, wearing a top in a pattern like this will visually balance your body.

 

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2. 70’s inspired suede- A suede pump, or suede belt is the easiest way to incorporate this trend into your workwear.

 

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3. White Shirt Redux- Who doesn’t love a crisp white shirt? Find this wardrobe staple in an interesting style, (It will be easy. They are everywhere this season!) and pair with your favorite pants or pencil skirt.

 

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4, Marled Knits- try wearing a thin sweater with a little texture paired with a skirt, as shown above.

 

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5. Orange- In the professional world, especially in Washington, DC, a little goes a long way with a bright color like tangerine. How about adding this color in an accessory such as earrings, necklace, belt or shoe and add a touch of excitement to a neutral color palette.

6. The Flat Mule- Flats are in style and we couldn’t be happier! Try investing  in a mule like one of the last two on the right for an updated look (if your work dress code allows an open back flat.)

 

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7.Light Weight Denim- For casual friday, a lightweight denim dress or pencil skirt is an elevated alternative to denim jeans.

xo,

Jamie

P.S. Would you wear these trends to work?

 

2 Responses to Elle Trend Review: 7 Spring Trends That Work For Work

  1. Venice Greel 03/05/2016 at 10:18 pm #

    I love a white classic blouse! I can wear pair it with a skirt or a jeans.
    I intent on buying a pair of mule shoes this season.. Love the style of the shoe.

  2. Jamie McClean 03/06/2016 at 12:15 am #

    Venice, love a white blouse paired with jeans- a striking combination. And thank you for your Facebook message.. can’t wait to help you find the perfect mule!

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