Spring Fashion

It’s time to pack up your chunky sweaters and heavy boots and trade them in for clothing that speaks to more feminine textures and gentler forecasts.

 

CARGO GLAM

CYNTHIA ROWLEY

THE MINI-BAG CRAZE HAS LED TO A FUNCTIONAL NEED FOR MORE POCKETS, AND DESIGNERS ARE BRINGING THEM IN FULL FORCE.


ZARA
Halterneck Bodysuit, $27.90,
Greenwich and Norwalk; zara.com


TOTÊME
Long-sleeve Shirt Jacket, $580;
farfetch.com


ISABEL MARANT
Votla Denim Jacket, $1,340;
modaoperandi.com


SACAI
Twill Belted Maxi Skirt, $825,
Greenwich; saksfifthavenue.com


FRAME
Relaxed Straight Cargo, $428,
Greenwich; frame-store.com


PROENZA SCHOULER
Stanton Crinkled Leather Sling Bag, $425;
proenzaschouler.com


MARE MARE X ANTHROPOLOGIE
Sleeveless Utility Top, $129,
Greenwich, Westport; anthropologie.com


RIVET UTILITY
Worker—Pink Velvet jumpsuit, $375;
maisonmarche.com


 

DENIM FOR DAAAAAYS

ALTUZARRA

ON THE RUNWAYS THIS SEASON: BAGGIER DENIM REIGNS, ESPECIALLY WHEN PAIRED WITH MORE DENIM


ALAïA
Denim Button-Front Bodysuit, $1,520,
Greenwich; saksfifthavenue.com


ALAïA
High-Waisted Slim-Fit Jeans, $1,180,
Greenwich; saksfifthavenue.com


ALEXANDER McQUEEN
Paneled Denim Peplum Jacket, $2,290;
net-a-porter.com


ALEXANDER McQUEEN
Paneled Denim Midi Skirt, $1,390;
net-a-porter.com


VERONICA BEARD
Tika Denim Jacket, $498, Greenwich;
veronicabeard.com


VERONICA BEARD
Haizley Extra Wide Leg, $298,
Greenwich; veronicabeard.com


CHANDELIER EARRINGS

Add a little bling to a basic look with these shoulder grazing dazzlers


GAS BIJOUX
Tresse Serti earrings silver, $165,
Greenwich; gasbijoux.com


DE BEERS
Snow Dance Long Earrings in white gold, $49,400,
Greenwich; debeers.com


MIGNONNE GAVIGAN
Madeline Earrings in Periwinkle, $250;
hampdenclothing.com


JUSTINE CLENQUET
Shanon Asymmetric Crystal Fringe Earrings, $108,
Greenwich; intermixonline.com


 

3D FLORALS

CHRISTIAN SIRIANO

NOTHING SAYS SPRING LIKE FLOWERS, ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY ARE ADORNING YOUR BODY, HEAD TO TOE. DESIGNERS ARE PUTTING A NEW SPIN ON THE TRADITIONAL FLORAL MOTIF, USING FABRIC TO CREATE THE BLOOMS


DRIES VAN NOTEN
Dob Fan-Embellished Jacquard Minidress, $1,995,
Greenwich; saksfifthavenue.com


CYNTHIA ROWLEY
Organza Flower Tie, $95,
Greenwich; cynthiarowley.com


ALAÏA
Fleur PVC Mules, $1,780,
Greenwich; saksfifthavenue.com


ZIMMERMANN
Coaster Ruffled Top, $1,600;
zimmermann.com


ALÉMAIS
Macie Rosette Taffeta Mini Dress, $625;
modaoperandi.com


WHITE BUTTON DOWN

This staple multitasks as a beach cover-up, jacket or top for evening or even wear it backwards—to name just a few upgraded uses!


HELMET LANG
Cotton-Poplin Back Detail shirt, $350;
net-a-porter.com


ZIMMERMANN
Ivory High Tide Pearl Button Down Shirt, $795;
shop.mitchellstores.com


SHAN
White Classic Blouse, $365;
dariensport.com


ZARA
Crop Poplin Shirt, $39.90;
zara.com


 

HEAVY METAL

TORY BURCH

SILVER AND GOLD, NORMAL DURING WINTER HOLIDAYS, WILL BE IN FULL EFFECT THIS SUMMER


ISABEL MARANT
Coria Metallic Leather Cargo Shorts, $1,890,
Greenwich; saksfifthavenue.com


ALTUZARRA
Kandoro Dress, $3,995;
altuzarra.com


CYNTHIA ROWLEY
Chrome Vegan Leather Dress, $425,
Greenwich; cynthiarowley.com


ZARA
Minimal Flap Shoulder Bag, $39.90,
Greenwich, Norwalk; zara.com


PACO RABANNE
Heart-Paillette Mini Skirt, $2,250;
modaoperandi.com


WEDGE

…but make it skinny! Wedge heels are seeing a comeback, but in sliver thin proportions.


JIMMY CHOO
Brien 110mm Sandals, $850;
farfetch.com


BOTTEGA VENETA
Stretch 90 Leather Wedge Heel Sandals, $1,100,
Greenwich; saksfifthavenue.com


KHAITE
The Seneca Wedge Sandal, $920,
Norwalk; nordstrom.com

Photographs: Siriano image courtesy of getty runway Slaven vlasic; all others courtesy of stores/brands

 

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