Get it Now. Springing Forward

March 11, 2009 • Shopping


Jacqueline Zenn for Second City Style Magazine

The northern half of the country might still be experiencing
occasional snow showers, but chances are even if you’re snowed in, you
are ready to start styling yourself for the spring sunshine. On the
other hand, you don’t want to be risk frostbite just to wear your new
platform sandals, no matter how fabulous they are. Here’s how to mix spring 2009 into your winter wardrobe and make a smooth transition.

Start with the Sparkle: Wearing next season’s
jewelry with the last season’s basics is a quick way to change it up.
Try a chunky necklace in a tropical shade like turquoise or coral over
a fitted crew neck sweater and wide leg pants to hint at the warm
temperatures to come, and the splash of color will liven up your
complexion. This Kenneth Jay Lane turquoise stone necklace would fit the bill nicely.

Spring is in the (New) Bag: Trade your winter
handbag for a softer spring style in a pale neutral or a bolder preppy
hue like lemon yellow or kelly green, like this pleated hobo by Botkier. This has the same effect as wearing your spring and summer jewelry – it just livens everything up.

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