While the weather app may not be reflecting this, we think it’s high time to give your wardrobe a bit of a spring refresh. To help you make the transition, here’s a list of five top winter style staples and what you should swap them out for in preparation for the season ahead.
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5 WINTER STYLES TO UPDATE FOR SPRING
By Lakeisha Goedluck, March 21, 2018
Donning grandad-inspired gear was the way to go for FW17/18, as street stylers everywhere were spotted stepping out in flat caps, refined slacks and chunky-soled sneakers. As a result of the trend, outerwear options covered in heritage check patterns reigned supreme — from tartan-print trench coats to plaid puffer jackets.
If traditional patterns were a key feature of your winter wardrobe, try switching them out for old-school stripes instead. The classic French Breton top is a must-have when spring rocks around, or go for a more abstract take on stripes like this guy. Pair your patterned top with minimal pants in order to keep your look balanced.
Over the last few years, the puffer jacket has become ubiquitous. Popularized during the '90s, the oversized outerwear style has been adapted to appeal to a new generation. Covered in logos or presented in color-block patterns, the ultimate winter jacket will undoubtedly be back for FW18.
For the upcoming season, the penchant for old-school picks is still going strong but you’ll likely be trading in your chunky knits for a slick vintage-style soccer shirt instead. Follow this dude's lead and keep your look chilled; steer clear of a sportswear-led ensemble and wear your shirt with a cross-body bag and straight-fit jeans.
Fast-forward to spring, and the silhouette to add to your arsenal is the much-hyped chunky sneaker. From the adidas Yung 1 to the Balenciaga Triple S, rocking shoes with platform soles is the way to go. Wear the borderline ugly model with a pair of wide-leg pants or your go-to jeans.