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White Jackets
Equally cute as part of a suit or thrown over a dress.
A structured version reins in slouchy pants at Calvin Klein.
Wear this over a button-down on the weekends or with sequins at night.
Slightly oversize and majorly cool.
We're so into this boxy, boyish shape for spring.
Silky Pastels
An utterly ladylike and unexpectedly fresh palette for menswear-inspired pieces.
A pale shade showcases intricate designs—in this case, gorgeous draping.
A Carly Simon-esque boho maxi.
Sometimes a little blush dress is better than a little black dress.
This tank handles the tricky layering for you!
Lace
This delicate fabric is perfect for feminizing utilitarian basics but looks just plain old pretty on its own.
An understatedly sexy number in white, reminiscent of what a Sicilian bombshell would wear.
The decidedly prim shape is offset by the fun citrus hue.
Tone down the sexiness of this mini with a crisp top...or don't!
The decidedly prim shape is offset by the fun citrus hue.
The scoop neckline and delicate sleeves are totally evening-ready.
Graphic Prints
Dressed up or dressed down, wild prints are the easiest (and most fun) way to amp up a basic outfit.
An abstract leopard print rendered in the girliest of shades looks completely fresh.
The color scheme and block print feel so '70s chic—add wide-leg trousers and some fierce shades.
A proper sheath goes edgy, thanks to the mixed animal print.
A delightful mash-up of two spring favorites: a pointy toe and leopard.
Floral
Vivid blooms—both big and small—look truly romantic or deliciously madcap, depending on how you style them.
A retro-inflected look (notice the bow blouse!) made youthful and fresh by a cool cerulean and pink color combo.
The oversize print lends a vintage feel.
Pair this lush Liberty print with an equally bright solid for extra impact.
Cinched by a belt, this party frock is beyond flattering.
Chambray
On the Street: Utilitarian, relaxed and thoroughly American, faded blues are an instant ticket to cool.
On the runway: Like something the world's coolest arts and crafts teacher would wear.
The shirt that practically begs to be worn every single day.
A tapered and cuffed ankle offsets the relaxed, slouchy fit.
A crisp, structured design gets casually nonchalant.
Our favorite durable fabric all done up in a girly chic dress.
Bright Accessories
Tiny pops of color—cobalt blue and ultra-bright red look especially of-the-moment—instantly add drama.
Hot pink transforms even the most ladylike of bags into something absolutely whimsical.
Channel Elle Woods with a quilted candy-colored extra.
Looks like a cool vintage schoolboy satchel, but brightened up in a makes-you-smile sunny yellow.
A totally stunning royal blue tote that's roomy enough to hold just about anything—and the slightly polished, barely contrasting handles make it luxe enough for the office.
The ultra-bright shade of sporty green will stand out every time you reach for it in your bag.
Posh slate gray piping and a sleek clasp make this perfect for a day-to-night transition.