Blissful Style

Spring has sprung, and I couldn’t be happier. There’s something so carefree about being outside without a jacket, walking because it’s sunny and not because you have a scheduled obligation to hurry to, and seeing all the flowers come out of hiding. Spring is also a beautiful time for fashion, a chance to put away the coat and boots you’ve had to wear practically every day and warm up to complete style freedom. For me, this means light, cheerful pastel colors, soft flourishes, and nature-inspired motifs. Pantone’s designated Colors of the Year are Rose Quartz and Serenity, and there’s no better season to wear them!

Some people think pastel colors are okay in small doses, but they could never wear an outfit composed entirely of pastels. Yet I think head-to-toe pastel ensembles are the most fun, and it’s completely possible to dress this way without looking like the Easter Bunny. The trick is to balance your pinks with blues and to let your palest blush pieces segue into nudes and creams. Drawing from 400 boutiques around the world, Farfetch is my go-to place to find pieces that are sophisticated and stand out — the best combination for a tricky trend.

 

 

Outfit 1 Take 2                                         Outfit 2 Take 2

 

Look 1 — Spring Sophisticate       Look 2 — Pastel’s Wild Side

Dorothee Schumacher blouse; Marni macramé skirt;  Sophia Webster ballet flats;  Edie Parker Flavia clutch

Rochas top; Balmain skirt; N°21 sandals; Edie Parker Jean clutch

Outfit 3 Take 2              Outfit 4 Take 2

Look 3 — Super Sweet                             Look 4 — Mixed Prints

Ryan Lo top; P.A.R.O.S.H. skirt; Saint Laurent  Candy 80 sandals; Olympia Le-Tan My Melody clutch

Simone Rocha top; Carven skirt; Red Valentino slingbacks; Olympia Le- Tan birds book clutch

Outfit 5   Outfit 6

Look 5 — Rich Texture                        Look 6 — Lines that Pop

N 21 tank; J.W. Anderson jacket;  Twin-Set trousers; Salvatore Ferragamo  pumps;  Maison Michel Bibi Yoko hat; Burberry Nova Check bucket bag

Vivetta Mara shirt; Dorothee Schumacher trousers;  Chloe Gosselin Lobelia booties; Salvatore  Ferragamo Vara clutch

Outfit 7 Outfit 8 Take 3

Look 7 — Laid-Back Pretty               Look 8 — The Dark Side

Cédric Charlier camisole; Erika Cavallini Hana jacket; Ermanno Scervino shorts;  Dolce & Gabbana booties; Night Market necklace;  Olympia Le-Tan Alice Notebook clutch

Ermanno Scervino coat; Roberto Cavalli booties; Chanel vintage clip-on earrings; 3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli satchel

Outfit 9  Outfit 10 Take 2

Look 9 — Chic Ballerina                Look 10 — Dramatic Shape

Rochas ballerina print dress; Brunello Cucinelli cardigan; Dolce & Gabbana Vally slippers;  Céline vintage faux pearl bracelet; Tory Burch watercolor print clutch

Simone Rocha scuba dress; Giamba butterfly print stilettos; Marc by Marc Jacobs cabochon ring; Erika Cavallini brooch; Serpui clutch

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