Hello, Spring: How to Emerge From Hibernation in Style
Mother Nature might be dropping hints of spring, but any Canadian worth her (winter) salt knows better than to bust out her sandals and sundresses too soon. For a weather-appropriate way to start wearing the latest trends, try these chic, chill-busting finds.
It’s the bomb
Nothing says “Bring on spring!” like a brightly coloured bomber jacket in cozy textured fleece.
Pieced Fleece Bomber Jacket, $205 at Banana Republic and bananarepublic.ca.
Into the fray
Michael Michael Kors Released-Hem Straight-Leg Jeans, $185 at michaelkors.ca.
Layered over a camisole or long-sleeved tee, an open-knit sweater in vibrant orange will liven up your end-of-winter looks.
Neon Loose Knit Sweater, $170 at Winners.
A combat-style boot with a slip-proof sole will help you stride confidently through whatever the forecast has in store.
Aldo Waw ankle boot, $160 at Aldo and aldoshoes.com.
Complete your weekend wardrobe with a topper that combines the edginess of a motorcycle jacket and the coziness of your favourite worn-in sweats.
Jacket, $60 at H&M and hm.com.
Out of your shell
Seeking the perfect layering piece for those in-between days? Ditch your turtlenecks and sport this playful sweater over a button-down shirt instead.
Tippi sweater with tortoise critter, $105 at J.Crew and jcrew.com.
Get a head start on spring’s romanticism trend by adding a touch of boudoir-inspired lace under your heavy knits.
Bralette, $40 at additionelle.com.
So, you can’t wear your actual PJs in public. At least you can wear a lightweight sweater underneath this jumpsuit for an ensemble that’s just as comfy!
Denay Jumpsuit, $329 at Club Monaco and clubmonaco.com.
Bask in the comfort of these draped pants all day long, whether you’re busy at work or binge-watching Riverdale (again).
Pants, $20 at Uniqlo.
In this stylish wind-proof shell, nothing can come between you and your coffee run on blustery spring days.
Wabasca Jacket, $350 at Canada Goose and canadagoose.com.
Pair this floral-print skirt with a chunky knit and wool tights until the end of winter. Come warmer days, opt for a knotted tank and wedge sandals.
Wilfred Terre Skirt, $160 at Wilfred, Aritzia and aritzia.com.
At first blush
An oversized tee in on-trend pastel pink is a refreshing pick for running errands.
H012 T-Shirt, $48 at Oak + Fort and oakandfort.ca.
For that bundled-up feeling without the bulk, wrap yourself in a soft, statement-making scarf.
Multicoloured Soft Striped Scarf, $30 at Zara and zara.com.