Spring's must-have fashions

February 8, 2010 4:07:53 PM PST
Spring must haves! Essential items to make your wardrobe complete.Purchases that will update your look and help you create a great Spring Forward Look:
  1. Smaller handbags: Drawstring & Mini Bags look best in leather and are adorned with hardware such as studs, grommets and zippers.

  2. Dress: Look for a Tailored grays Sheath or softly ruffled dress.

  3. Trouser: Look for a cargo pant or a take on a cargo pant in a neutral color. Easy Cargo Pants - Worn slouchy at the hip and with a pegged leg, this trend appears as a transformation of last spring's harem pant.

  4. Jean: Look for a jegging or a skinny jean that fits your body type. Jeggings - Are combination of jeans and leggings, it's the new way to wear denim. J Brand and Daddy Long Legs lead the way this spring.

  5. Knit top with cut outs: worn layered and embellished.

  6. Blouse: Look for a long Boyfriend shirt. Boyfriend Shirts. Taking a cue from the guys this spring, plaid oversized shirts look crisp when belted.

  7. Jacket: Look for an oversized or boxy boyfriend style. Boxy Jackets - The oversized, slouchy blazer of seasons past is making its way out as the structured, embellished jacket edges its way in.

  8. Shoes: Look for a nude sandal or wedge and an oxford. If there's one shoe every girl needs this spring it's the oxford. This classic, tailored shoe brings a cool, masculine edge to any wardrobe.

  9. Jewelry: Wear silver and gold together. Lucite Jewelry is the must have Jewelry trend of the season; so versatile it can be worn with everything.

  10. Belts: Skinny or wide, basic or with a jewelry inspired buckle, belts are a great way to complete any spring look.
Spring Must Have Colors:
  • Nudes
  • Pastels
  • Bold Bights
  • Gray
Looks featured in segment:

Look #1
    Dress: Helmut Lang
    Necklace and Bracelet: Sandrine de Montard
    Bag: Michael Kors
    Shoes: Calvin Klein
Look #2
    Dress: DVF
    Shoes: Max Studio
    Necklace and Bracelet: Kenneth Jay Lane
Look #3
    Multi-colored Top: Rebecca Taylor
    Turquoise tank: Diesel
    Pants: Vince
    Earings, Bracelet: Seasonal Whispers
    Shoes: Christian Dior
Look #4
    White Tee: Vince
    Black Tank: Helmut Lang
    Blazer: Vince
    Shoes: Boutique 9
    Bracelet and Earings: ABS
    Plaid Top: Theory
    Yellow Shirt: Vince
    Jeans: J. Brand
    Brown Boots: Pour La Victoire
    Turquiose Boots: Luxury Rebel
Look #6
    Dress: DVF
    Bag: Marc Jacobs
    Black Jeans: J.Brand
    Earings: Judith Jack
Clothing provided by Bloomingdales, Westfield Shopping Center. For more information, go to www.bloomingdales.com