This time of year can be pretty boring. The inspiration runs thin. The weather is cold and dull, the holidays are well behind us, work and commitments beckon and you're stuck in your routine where nothing feels new or exciting.
Fashion can reflect that too. You're kind of over the glam Christmassy looks, the dark palette, the heavy knits but you're still (what feels like) eons away from spring and summer. So what can you do to freshen up your mid-winter wardrobe? While the sales are still on, you can snag a couple of versatile pieces that will make the transition from winter to early spring that much easier.
THE ROMANTIC BLOUSE
The Victorian blouse isn't going anywhere anytime soon. This ultra-romantic style will continue dominating our top choices in 2017 so grab a couple on sale now.
THE PINK COAT
Pink coats are everywhere right now. A pastel shade will break up those winter blues and revive your dark-hued wardrobe. Even the most basic outfit can seem fresh and exciting with a new piece of outerwear.
Low heel pumps are nothing new, but they're more trendy than ever. And the best thing? They're totally practical and wearable from day to night. Invest in a minimalistic design with a flattering cut that you will get maximum wear out of.
I know some of you swear never to stray from your skinny jeans, but if you're willing to try something new now is the time! Cropped kick flares are all the rage, but other fun styles are equally covet-worthy. Just look for whichever cut flatters you the most. The options are endless. You don't even have to deviate too much from what you feel safe in. A frayed hem or a couple of embroideries can go a long way and add a cool touch to an otherwise simple look.
Forget statement necklaces and cocktail rings. It's all about the earrings. New hoops, new pearls, new ear cuffs. Opt for a deconstructed, geometric option that will elevate your jewelry game.
In case you can't part ways with your boots during the freezing winter and early spring days, an embroidered boot will introduce a fun new twist to your usual cold-weather attire.