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Pastels for Summer. Groundbreaking!

Yes. that is sarcasm in case you didn’t get it. But honestly folks, some trends are really just here forever. This apparently makes them more like staples of your wardrobe, welcome pastels. pastels 1Straight from the runway, these sophisticated yet pretty looks are ready for the taking. If these looks were in dark colors the vibe would be completely different. Using a pastel palette makes everything well, pretty. Soften your look instantly.

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 If you want something to wear to work that won’t be your typical boring black pant, try these wisteria colored cropped pants with scalloped pockets from J. Crew. The color isn’t too bright, but it still adds something fun to your work wardrobe.

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 Trends from the runway always trickle down to major retailers. Take this peach sheath dress from the Limited for example. If paired with the right accessories, you can make it look super expensive for work or a bridal shower. Simple and easy, sheath dresses can be styled in endless ways making them a great staple for anyone’s wardrobe. Check out the Limited for an entire pastel collection!!

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 For super cute casual weekend attire, these J Brand skinny jeans in coral are great for shopping or running errands. Paired with a basic white T, this is a simple yet chic look for spring. Warning: You kind of look like you have no pants on. I own these and I look naked on the bottom half in pictures! Positive: You pick up lots of men :)

pastels 5My best girlfriend Rebecca Minkoff made this lovely bag, Ok, maybe we don’t know each other personally, but many of her pieces reside in my closet because they are awesome. The pastel color makes it pretty, the hardware makes it edgy, my favorite combo. It is the perfect pop of pastel to any spring look. Just this one piece for $295 will get you into the trend!

Not to keen on pastels? Just add one piece and you will be the belle of the spring ball!

Runway Photo courtesy of glamour.com

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