Michigan is slowly edging toward warmer weather but until the mitten state makes the full spring forward (pun intended) I’m breaking out the springtime sweaters.
I’m still in Michigan, so I can never be too quick to abandon warmth, but the 40- and 50-degree temperatures have be trading my blacks and charcoals for whites, creams and soft grays.
I find that it’s always so hard to dress during early spring. All I want is to break out the strappy sandals and chiffon blouses, but mother nature insists on more blanket scarves and heavy layers. This cream-colored sweater and robin’s egg blue nail color make a fantastic compromise, allowing me to welcome spring with open (and still fully sleeved) arms.
I snagged (not literally!) this sweater on clearance at Loft earlier this week, and I absolutely love it. It’s a soft nylon and wool blend, and is light without being too stifling and heavy. I have a feeling it’s going to be on heavy rotation in my closet this and every spring season.
Plus, as everyone knows, I have a deep love of any and all things neutral and the color of my closet reflects that. It’s so effortless to get ready in the morning when you can pick a base palette of neutrals and then one or two color-coordinated pieces for a pop.
sweater | jeans | flats | necklace (vintage and gifted – similar) | statement ring | stacked rings (old via Forever 21 – similar) | trenchcoat (old via MICHAEL by Michael Kors – similar) | clutch | sunglasses | nails | lips
Do you have a tried and true way of transitioning your outfits from winter to spring? I’d love to hear it! Let me know in the comments!
Photos by Eric Stafford.
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