Essential Styles for Smart Dressing this Spring

Investing in essential styles that incorporate cues from the biggest trends of Spring/Summer 2017, as well as more practical, no-fail solutions to smart dressing, is the best way to reboot your wardrobe for the season.  Here, I’ve rounded up my top six picks to breathe life into a wearable closet, providing both on-trend and classic value. These pieces are sure to take you from brunch to courtside, and everywhere in between this spring.

    1. The trophy blouse has been spotted on numerous runways for SS17 and is a favored pairing to a sleek pencil skirt or high-waisted trouser. This pale pink Rebecca Taylor Pop Pleat Top is the perfect staple.Rebecca Taylor Pop Pleat Top
    2. Cream and optic white make a chic statement this season. Opt for an A-line style with embellishments like this Barbonne Floral Skirt for a standout piece you’ll treasure for years to come.Barbonne Flora Skirt
    3. The go-anywhere-jumpsuit in classic navy and black, with the added SS17 panel play trend on this chic Whistles Jasmine Cutout Jumpsuit is a piece to love and wear again and again.

      Whistles Jasmine Cutout Jumpsuit 1
      Whistles Jasmine Cutout Jumpsuit 2

    4. The wear-with-all silk blouse meets statement sleeve in this J.Crew Silk Bell-Sleeve Top makes for a pretty staple to partner with brocade, pleats, and bangles.J Crew Silk Bell-Sleeve Top
    5. A statement skirt that combines utilitarian edge with feminine flare like this Alexis Tie-Waist ruffle midi-skirt is an unexpected staple you’ll reach for on multiple occasions.Alexis Tie Waist Ruffle Midi-Skirt
    6. The classic fit & flare dress in this season’s hero color, yellow, is a fresh pick that’s also timeless. Choose a gorgeous floral option like this Lela Rose Citrine Dress Lela Rose Citrine Dress