Our Favorite Ways to Transition Your Wardrobe for Spring

By Emily & Elizabeth Kennedy
4/1/2014 11:32:34 AM

Transitioning from winter to spring can be tricky: chilly mornings, sunny afternoons, rainstorms, even the occasional snow or sleet. This season has it all. So how do you dress yourself for these dramatic temperature shifts? Layer lightweight pieces that let you warm up an outfit or cool it off. Here are our favorites.

The first must-own layering piece is a simple lightweight sweater. This sweater can be layered under a jacket and with a scarf in winter months. Wear it by itself, and it's the perfect item on a spring day. Bonus: That amazing color! We paired this top with a skinny pant and flats for an easy-going look.

Credit: Divine Caroline

For the second look, we chose a floral dress paired with a wedge heel. A floral dress is the perfect transition piece because you can pair it with a jacket or sweater and tights or leggings on cold days or go bare-legged when the temperatures warm.

Credit: Divine Caroline

So if the spring forecast has you scratching your head, remember: It's all about separates for layering. If you need a few season-stretching items, look no further than our favorite picks:


Throw a sweater over a dress or pair one with some cutoffs and booties. Or wear one of this season's hottest cropped sweaters with a circle skirt.

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