If You Receive These Compliments, You’ve Nailed Spring’s Coolest Trends

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Collage Vintage

Flattery will get you everywhere. And when it comes to fashion, we all know that even the simplest compliment can change your mood for the rest of the day. (And for the record, those shoes really do look good on you.) However, with a new season comes a whole host of new trends, and let's be honest, those cliched compliments just don’t cut it. Come on, you really know you're owning it when someone compares you to Candy Hearts or a Picasso painting. Right? So whether you’re the complimenter or complimentee, it’s time to add some light-hearted flattery to your fashion life by testing out these seven cool spring trends. Trust, all will definitely get you a compliment (or two) this season.

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IMAXTREE; Pictured: Michael Kors, Miu Miu, Sies Marjan

If you've got a sweet tooth you're in luck. Candy-colored shades were all over the S/S 18 runways. If someone compares you to a pack of a candy hearts or an assortment of Laudrée macarons, then you know you've nailed the pretty pastel trend to a T.

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IMAXTREE; Pictured: Carolina Herrera

Dazzle the crowds this spring, in the season's must-have sparkly sequins. For a daytime look, style yours with a sweatshirt and sneakers. Who needs the KiraKira+ app when you have these glittery styles to light up your Instagram.

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IMAXTREE; Pictured: Carolina Herrera

The puffed shoulder trend is here to stay. Follow in the footsteps of your vintage-loving Instagram influencers with these beautiful and billowy options below. And if someone says you remind them of a Jane Austen character, all the better.

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IMAXTREE; Pictured: Chanel

Get caught in April's showers in style! Waterproof plastics were seen all over the runways, convincing us we need an over-the-knee rain boot and a transparent trench ASAP. 

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IMAXTREE; Pictured: Akris

Art-infused prints adds a touch of whimsy and playfulness to this season's jackets and dresses. From cards and comic strips to graphic designs, let your inner artiste shine through this spring.

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IMAXTREE; Pictured: Balenciaga

The fashion world is definitively mad for plaid, the standout print of the year. Whether you opt for classic tartan or gingham checks, there's a chic style for every sartorial taste. Bring on the bagpipes!

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IMAXTREE; Pictured: Acne Studios

If you're going to buy a pantsuit this spring, make it a white one. White suiting had a strong presence at fashion week. Opt for slouchy tailoring or go Saturday Night Fever–style, as seen at Acne Studios.

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IMAXTREE; Pictured: Jacquemus

Welcome the statement straw hat into your wardrobe. The more it looks like an oversize lampshade, the better.

What trends are you excited to wear this spring?