Spring Outfit Ideas

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Light and Bright

 

Hooray, the clocks go forward this weekend - always one of the highlights of my year. Lighter evenings and brighter days, a cheerful prospect for us all!

On my travels in the shops last week I have spotted a few items you could get to create some outfits ready for when it finally warms up:

 

From the Top

 

Whistles are rolling out some fantastic tops this season. This bright blue tie front top gives a strong block of colour with the interesting detail of the tie front. Very wearable with jeans or wide legged trousers.

Whistles Tie Front Top

This Bardot top also by Whistles has a 70's feel to it with the colourful stripes. Stripes are a massive trend for Spring.

 

Striped Bardot Top

 

 

 

Back to Basics

 

The most hardworking basic in your wardrobe is jeans so it's good to have a few pairs you enjoy wearing. Topshop do great inexpensive jeans (around £40) like these dark blue Moto jeans below. If you want to stay bang-on trend then choose a frayed hem (see jeans below by Mother Denim) AND a kick flare or one or the other.

 

Topshop Blue Jeans

 

Mother frayed hem jeans

 

 

 

Jacket-In

Any of my Personal Shopping clients will confirm I am very evangelical about getting lots of jackets in your wardrobe. Jackets finish off outfits and sometimes a fabulous jacket is all you need to make a great outfit, throw one on over a simple t-shirt and jeans and voila!

 

My personal favourite is a leather biker jacket and instead of harsh black, a softer Spring/Summer colour like this caramel brown one from Whistles or the beautifully soft, gorgeous slate blue biker by All Saints will give good bang for your buck. If you are a trend follower then go for a bomber jacket, they are everywhere at the moment, from Primark to the pricey silk version below by Muveil at Matches Fashion. If you like a smarter look that will be good for work and work with jeans at the weekend then a soft unstructured trench coat like the nude/beige one from &Other Stories below would look fantastic.

 

Whistles Brown Biker Jacket

 

 

 

Slate Blue Leather Biker Jacket

 

 

Muveil Bomber Jacket

 

Nude Beige Trenchcoat

 

 

Mules Rule

 

Mules are back with a vengeance this season and the pale cream leather by Boutique at Topshop or the nude suede from Reiss will go with absolutely everything!

 

Cream Leather Mules

 

 

Beige Nude Suede Mules

 

 

A couple of outfit ideas to kick-off your Spring style for 2016. More to come in the blog next week including a special blog on Wedding style for 2016.

 

If you would like help with organising your wardrobe and shopping I would love to hear from you, get in contact for a chat about how I can help.

 

Lisa Gillbe is an Image Consultant and Personal Stylist based in London, UK.