This article was last updated on April 16, 2022
Posting about spring outfits as it’s forecasted to snow in New York City feels a little…off. And no, that’s not an April Fool’s joke. Still, we’re optimistic — and not just about the weather, but about the outfits will be so influenced by it. As cliché as it feels to talk about clothing in context of the conditions outside, it’s also impossible to ignore how the two are directly related, especially when the lines between seasons feel as blurred as ever.
For April, we’re not stowing away those winter coats just yet. But we’re not saving all the bright hues and lightweight fabrics for later either. Where you’ll find a slip dress, you’ll also find a faux fur coat; where you’ll find strappy sandals, you’ll also find sparkly socks and colored tights; and where you’ll find a simple T-shirt, you’ll also find a structured pantsuit. Remember, every outfit ahead can be amended with more or less clothing. Because until the weather wants to cooperate, we’ll figure out a way to make it work for ourselves — and our style.
Contrast stitching is one of our favorite denim trends of 2018. Adopt the aesthetic to your jean jacket for a less expected look.
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Sandy Liang jacket.
Photo via @akweah.
A year ago, we were calling the resurgence of the Louis Vuitton logo. Well, it’s officially back in full force.
Acne Studios dress, Calvin Klein shoes.
Photo via @alwaysjudging.
As is the Burberry check.
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And the Fendi double-Fs, too.
Vintage Fendi jacket.
Photo via @carodaur.
The poufier the sleeves, the better.
Ganni top, AGOLDE pants, Converse shoes.
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House of Sunny skirt.
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In a surprising twist, plastic bags are now considered…fashion.
Céline top, By Far shoes, Pamela Love necklace.
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We’re all for any monochromatic look, but if we’re playing favorites, our ultimate look is red head-to-toe.
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See what we mean?
Marks & Spencer suit.
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Unique 21 suit, Levi’s top, Nike shoes.
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For a comfy but pulled together look, stick with silk all over.
Addition Elle pants.
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Remember: A matching set will always do the outfit-making for you.
Priscavera top and skirt, Nike shoes, Ashish bag.
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If there’s one trend we’re just not giving up on, it’s ugly, chunky sneakers. They’re too hard to resist.
Realisation Par dress, Edward Crutchley jacket, Acne Studios shoes.
Photo via @lifeofboheme.
Calvin Klein 205W39NYC jacket, Chanel bag, Alessandra Rich earrings.
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Balance out a voluminous skirt with a plain white tee.
HOSBJERG top, Ganni skirt, Alexander Wang shoes.
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On warmer days, take the check blazer you’ve been using as a layering piece and wear it as outerwear.
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H&M top, Lindex pants, MSGM shoes.
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Pretty Little Thing dress.
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These thick headbands might just be the most affordable accessory of the season.
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Sometimes, you just need to wear three jackets at once.
Miaou pants, Céline bag.
Photo via @palomija.
Have you bought your pair of cowboy boots yet?
FutrStudios by Ali top, Saks Potts skirt, & Other Stories coat, Ganni shoes.
Photo via @pandorasykes.
Neon may be a major makeup trend right now, but we’re ready to bring it into our outfits via accessories, too.
Supreme top, Céline jacket, Nike shoes.
Photo via @sarrjamois.
Our love for floral dresses will never, ever die. (At least, not this year.)
Balenciaga dress, Dries van Noten shoes, Gentle Monster sunglasses.
Photo via @shionat.
To make a suit feel less corporate, opt for a looser cut silhouette and pair with furry slides instead of boots or brogues.
H&M suit, Jil Sander shoes, Perrin Paris bag.
Photo via @slipintostyle.
Rodebjer dress, River Island shoes, Mango bag, Komono sunglasses.
Photo via @stephaniebroek.
Whether you’re wearing an actual shirtdress or just a blouse and skirt that gives the illusion of one, it’s a silhouette that never disappoints.
Massimo Dutti top and skirt, Céline shoes.
Photo via @tamumcpherson.
This outfit feels very Bella Hadid, and we don’t hate it.
H&M bodysuit, Levi’s pants, Zara shoes.
Photo via @tessscecyl.
Every outfit deserves a cute, vintage-inspired handbag.
Topshop pants, 3.1 Phillip Lim jacket, Rejina Pyo shoes, The Row bag.
Photo via @wethepeoplestyle.
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