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By Emma Hoey



Do: Wear a long, thin scarf in a bright color or unique pattern to add sophistication to any style. Pair with a blazer, button-down, or graphic tee and wrap the scarf or let it hang around the neck for a polished look.

Don’t: Choose a scarf that is thick or cable knit. This season, a scarf should serve as an accessory, not a necessity!

Sequins And Sparkle

Do: Wear a shimmering piece that will complement the rest of your ensemble. Glittering accents are head turning and give a playful vibe to any look. This season, pick shining neutrals and pale shades of blue, green, and yellow for casual glamour.

Don’t: Overdo it! Avoid dark shades and jewel tones and opt for lighter colors.

Slip Dress

Do: Wear a flirty slip dress in a neutral color. Choose a piece with a hem that falls just above the knee and has a modest neckline for chic elegance. Pair this trend with a cozy cardigan and ballet flats for day and a leather moto jacket and heels for night.

Don’t: Pick a slip that is too revealing. The outfit should be subtly sexy and should leave much to the imagination.


Cuban Collar

Do: Wear a retro-inspired top with a tailored fit. This trend can be worn as a neutral, solid bright, or mixed print for a modern take on the 1950s. Tuck this shirt in with loosely fitted trousers and pair it with a leather belt for a nod to the past.

Don’t: Leave this boxy style untucked or unbelted. This trend is meant to be fitted, regardless of its boxy shape.


Do: Imitate summer trends in a romantic, shoulder-baring dress or blouse. Choose a piece with uniquely cut necklines that accentuate shoulders. Flowing garments in a print or solid seasonal palette are flattering and show a bit of skin in an elegant way.

Don’t: Choose an off-the-shoulder garment that is low cut. Look for an off-the-shoulder piece that is both comfortable and stylish.


Do: Wear bold stripes in navy, black, and white to appear refined and preppy this spring. Keep this look classic and clean by rocking a bold-striped suit or styling a pinstripe piece with something more understated, like denim or cords.

Don’t: Wear brightly colored stripes or mix with prints and other more daring trends. Pinstripes alone are a statement, so lean towards traditional colors.

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