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The five spring fashion essentials every woman should own

With the weather constantly fluctuating, building the perfect spring wardrobe can be a bit tricky. How do you stay looking stylish withouth breaking the bank? According to Alexis Honce, you just need 5 key peices that work well together that you can also pair with the basics you already have in your closet. 

1. A White T-Shirt
There is no other wardrobe staple so essential than a classic white tee. Not too thick, not to thin, and with the perfect amount of stretch and give to look flattering on all bodies. It pairs as well with your favourite jeans as it does under a tank dress for a little added warmth as we wait for summer to arrive. 
Buy: Wilfred Subah T-shirt

2. A Wrap Dress 
Universally flattering, the wrap dress is an absolute essential for every woman. Tie it as tight or as loose as you want to suit your figure, and layer it with other pieces like a tee, a denim jacket, and white kicks to instantly transform it into the perfect casual weekend look. 
Buy:Wilfred Astere Dress

3. Cargo Jacket
A utility jacket is a great option for transitonal weather. It's generally made from a thich cotton to keep you warm, but not warm enough that you're suddenly sweltering if the sun comes out. Also, it's tres chic when you opt for one with added details like lace embroidery, or embellishments. 
Buy: Veronica Beard Lace Trim Utility Jacket  (or try this more affordable option from Madewell that you can embellish yourself)

4. A Stretchy Pencil Skirt
A pencil skirt is another wardrobe staple that can go from job interview,  straight to celebratory drinks with your girlfriends. When made from a stretchy knit it gives you that added level of comfort without sacrificing style. It works as well with heels as it does with flats, so you'll definitely get your money's worth out of this one. 
Buy: Club Monaco Indya Knit Skirt

5. Culottes
These are the "it" pant of the season. While every other item on the list is a classic that you'll wear forever, this is the one super trendy piece that you'll want to incorportate. The cropped length is perfect for the weather, and the wide legs means it feels like you're wearing joggers, but won't have to worry about getting weird looks from your co-workers. Comfort, style, and versatility all in one super chic pant.
Buy: Ted Baker Pleated Crepe Culottes

Alexis styled three models in her five must-have pieces to show how easy it is to incorporate them into your own wardrobe. 

Christina
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T-Shirt, Wilfred, $40

Jacket, Club Monaco, $298

Purse, Nordstrom, $35

Skirt, Club Monaco, $169.50

Pumps, H&M, $69.99

 

Janice
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Blouse, Nordstrom, $370

Purse, Nordstrom, $35

Pants, Ted Baker, $279

Mule, Nordstrom, $269.95

 

Sam
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Dress, Wilfred, $155

T-Shirt, Wilfred $40

Cargo Jacket, Nordstrom, $935

Purse, Nordstrom, $35

Mule, Nordstrom, $269.95

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