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Kickoff Spring With These Accessory Essentials

Male model wearing white shirt from his spring wardrobe.

As the winter chill slowly melts away, it’s a perfect time to spruce up your wardrobe for the new season. While it’s not quite warm enough to bring out loose shorts and sleeveless T-shirts, your winter wardrobe could be too warm for the changing weather. Incorporating a few lightweight and brightly colored accessories into your spring wardrobe is an invaluable way to refresh your style while injecting life into your closet. Welcome spring in style with our inspirations. But first, let’s look at the importance of accessorizing.

Benefits of Accessorizing Your Spring Wardrobe  

Besides enhancing your look, accessorizing your spring wardrobe can offer a range of benefits.

  • Allows you to showcase your unique style and personality, making you stand out
  • Completes your look while adding interest and creating a cohesive ensemble
  • Easy to experiment with different styles and create multiple looks with the same accessories, which is cost-saving
  • A great way to refresh your wardrobe and keep up with the latest trends
  • Boosts your confidence and makes you feel good about yourself

Colorful, Lightweight Vests

Spring is the perfect season to experiment with brighter prints and colors. Swap out your dark winter vests with vibrant hues like sky blue, mint green, or coral to add a fresh touch to your outfit. A colorful vest adds visual interest to your outfit while keeping you warm on cooler spring days.

 Choose lightweight fabrics like linen and hemp blends, ideal for layering with your favorite spring shirts or tops. For a casual yet stylish look, wear a colored vest over a white shirt and pair it with chinos or jeans. If you want a more formal ensemble, layer it over a dress shirt and pair it with tailored trousers.

Bright, Lightweight Sweaters

Put away the beautiful, cozy fleece, flannel, and cashmere sweaters, and look for smoother textured fabrics. Lightweight knits are great for layering over shirts or dresses, adding warmth without bulk. To add a vibrant touch to your wardrobe, look for cheerful colors like lavender, peach, or lemon yellow. You can pair them with jeans and sneakers for a casual weekend look or wear them with an official pair of trousers for a more polished ensemble.

Bold Shirts

Shirts are an easy way to add interest to your spring wardrobe and you can choose bold prints to make a statement. Floral prints are the most popular choice for spring, but you shouldn’t be afraid to try something new. Polka dotsbright stripes, and gingham are also great options for adding a vibrant touch to your outfit. Pair with neutral bottoms like khakis or navy trousers for a balanced look. Go for lightweight fabrics like silk and cotton to remain comfortable all day long.

Lightweight Blazers

A lightweight blazer is a must-have spring jacket and a perfect way to stay stylish and comfortable in the changing weather. For a chilly spring day, you can layer it with a knit and pair it with an official pair of trousers or jeans. A thinner cashmere knit works best as it’s not bulk on your sleeves or shoulders. 

In a warmer day, pair your blazer with a crisp white t-shirt and dark jeans. If you want a more relaxed look, you can roll up the sleeves of the blazer. You can also opt for blazers with lightweight and breathable fabrics such as linen and cotton. Choose versatile colors like soft blues or light greys that can be easily paired with other spring wardrobe staples.

Add More Accessories!

Besides lightweight sweaters, vests, shirts, and blazers, adding more accessories such as necklaces and bracelets is key to completing your spring look. Consider wearing bold bracelets, or statement necklaces and belts to add a pop of color to a simple outfit. 

You can add a lightweight scarf in a complementary pattern or color for a touch of elegance. Don’t forget to choose footwear that complements your spring outfit, like canvas sneakers or loafers in bright or neutral tones. Ankle boots are also the perfect option for the transition period.

The Bottom Line

Accessorizing your existing spring wardrobe with colorful vests, bright sweaters, bold shirts, and lightweight blazers is an easy and effective way to transition from winter to spring. These simple accents can add a fresh and vibrant touch to your wardrobe, helping you embrace the new season in style.

At Family Britches, we have a decent collection of spring outfits and accessories to help you stay stylish and comfortable in the changing weather. Our friendly stylists are ready to help you choose ones that match your style. Browse our store in Chappaqua, NY, or contact us now to book your appointment.

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