Spring is a few days aways (hello 15 degrees!) and, despite the chilly mornings and evenings, we can’t wait to get our breezy outfits on. We are all up for a good spring shopping tour, but today we thought, why not give our winter wardrobe a fresh spring makeover without spending a single cent? It is a lot of fun, not to mention sustainable, creating new looks with pieces you already own. That’s why we hand-picked 7 great transitioning outfits from Instagram’s street style that you can wear the next few weeks to go from winter to spring.
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Swap your winter hat for a scarf
Get inspired by this stylish Parisian girl and swap your winter hat for a colourful scarf. This way, you’ll keep your head warm while adding a cool ’70s boho vibe and a spring feel to your winter-ish pieces. Wear a long scarf with your favourite jumper, white jeans and ankle boots. Don’t forget a blazer, in case it gets colder.
Wear sandy hues
Get all the pieces in sandy hues from your wardrobe. Pair a beige trench coat (the hero of Spring outwear) with off-white jeans and butter yellow or cream knitwear for a winning spring look. By choosing a monochrome sandy look, you can mix and match all the garments in this neutral tone, creating several easy-to-wear outfits to wear while transitioning from winter to spring. Plus, the timeless and classic sandy colours are among the trends that emerged from Milan Fashion Week S/S 21.
Layer dresses over pants
This styling trick used by our favourite Scandinavian influencers is perfect for transitioning outfits that allow you to start wearing your spring dresses at the end of winter. The secret here is to layer your breezy dresses over a sweater and trousers and finish your look with bright-hued slingbacks for a splash of colour. You can add a light coat or jacket, and you’re ready to go.
Pair a summer dress with boots and a coat
Do as fashion-savvy Alexa Chung and pair your summer dresses with knee-high boots and a long coat. With this styling trick, you will give a longer life to both your winter and summer pieces, achieving a cool and super wearable spring outfit.
Layering, layering, layering
The easiest way to created transition outfits that take you from winter to spring is by wearing several layers. For example, wear a tee under a vest, and wrap a cardigan around your neck instead of a foulard. Layering is everything in spring!
Time to show some flesh
It is finally time to show some flesh again, so get your favourite mini skirts out of the closet! Pair a cute cardigan and miniskirt in spring colours. But while the winter cold is not completely gone yet, complete your transitioning outfit with ’70s style white boots and a trenchcoat like the French girls do.
How to wear sandals transitioning from winter to spring
You’re dying to wear sandals, but the weather’s still a bit chilly? No problem, just wear colourful socks with your summer sandals. And because fashion should be fun, pick joyful bright-coloured socks to brighten up monk sandals and hiking sandals.
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