I'm a Fashion Editor—Here Are My Trend CliffsNotes on What You Should Buy Now

A BRIEF SYNOPSIS

If you clicked on this story, then I’m guessing you need your sartorial thirst quenched with what’s au courant on the style circuit but simply don’t have the time to riffle through the influx of spring trends coming at you faster than a targeted Google ad. Well, you’ve come to the right place, my friends, because it’s my job as a fashion editor to dissect the plethora of fresh spring trends and brand-new pieces landing at your favorite retailers to bring you the only ones that matter right now. Ahead, I’m sharing my CliffsNotes on the essential pieces to add to your cart based on wearability and what’s trending—because who didn’t love breaking out the CliffsNotes at school when there was no time to read all the assigned literature? Consider this your guide to staying up to sartorial speed, no test prep required.

LIST OF CHARACTERS (MAKE THAT TRENDS)

50 Shades of Beige

Beige is anything but boring this season. It's trending all over Instagram right now and is the most wearable hue to come out of the spring runways. Go head to toe and mix various shades and textures—from ecru to stone, camel to cream.

Hair Clips

Layering a multitude of hair clips into your effortless locks is a fashion-girl must this season. Play with colors, textures, and sizes.

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Pearl Earrings

Just one scroll through your feed, and you'll see fashion girls everywhere donning pearl earrings of all shapes and sizes. For a modern look, opt for drop pearl earrings that aren't cookie-cutter round.

Mock-Croc Bags

Croc-embossed bags are wildly popular among the style set, a trend that's sticking around for seasons to come. They add a luxurious touch to every outfit. 

Strappy Sandals

It's never too early to start thinking about warm-weather shoes. From toe-strap to floss sandals, delicate, strappy versions exude a minimalist-chic vibe and work with practically every outfit. 

Baggy Jeans

Loved by fashion girls and celebrities alike (the Hadid sisters are major fans) loose fitting jeans are all over our Instagram feeds—and we’re definitely not mad about it. They’re comfortable, roomy, and effortlessly cool.