No Seriously, These 6 Elevated Spring Pieces Always Get Me Compliments

6 Elevated Spring Pieces to Buy Now

It's that time of year when I start willing the weather to warm up even just the slightest bit. I love my fall and winter wardrobes, but there is something about transitional spring outfits that gives me a stylish satisfaction. Looking ahead, I am 100% going to be reaching for a set of key spring pieces that I know will always get me compliments. It makes getting dressed so much easier when I know a much-welcomed confidence boost is in my future.

In fact, there are six elevated spring pieces in particular that I swear by that usually lead to a compliment or two. From stellar dresses to pretty tops and sleek shoes, the styling options are endless. Below, I break down every piece along with my top picks for each along with some visual outfit inspiration to boot. I highly recommend perusing the selection to find your favorites for the season and just wait for the compliments to start rolling in.

Off-the-Shoulder Dresses

Off-the-shoulder dresses always feel special whether it's an everyday style or a dressier option that's spot-on for weddings and other formal occasions.

Taffy Msipa 6 Elevated Spring Pieces to Buy Now Off The Shoulder Dresses

(Image credit: @taffymsipa)

Pretty Tops

A pretty top instantly transforms any look and gives you a confidence boost that's likely to carry on throughout the day thanks to the endless compliments.

Sasha Mei 6 Elevated Spring Pieces to Buy Now Pretty Tops White Tie-Front Top Jeans Knee High Boots Denim Outfit Idea

(Image credit: @sasha.mei)

Camel-Colored Jackets

I've said it before, and I'll say it again: Camel jackets are guaranteed to make your outfit look more expensive. I've never had a piece receive so much attention either.

Felicia Akerstrom 6 Elevated Spring Pieces to Buy Now Camel Colored Jackets Outfit Idea

(Image credit: @fakerstrom)

Sleek Black Shoes

No matter the season, sleek black shoes always come in handy. I'm currently reaching for kitten heels and flats that are slingbacks, plus other chic styles.

Sylvie Mus 6 Elevated Spring Pieces to Buy Now Sleek Shoes Paris Outfit Idea Pointed Toe Kitten Heels

(Image credit: @sylviemus_)

Classic Button-Down Shirts

There's nothing novel about the idea of adding stellar button-down shirts into your spring wardrobe, but the cool factor is undeniable, so I always recommend you stock up.

Kristen Marie Nichols 6 Elevated Spring Pieces to Buy Now Classic Button-Down Shirts Outfit Idea

(Image credit: @kristenmarienichols)

Lightweight Sweaters

With warmer temperatures, a heavy sweater just won't do. Reach for lightweight options in neutral colors to get you through the barely chilly days in style.

Anouk Yve 6 Elevated Spring Pieces to Buy Now Lightweight Sweaters Outfit Idea

(Image credit: @anoukyve)

This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

Jennifer Camp Forbes
Contributing Editor

Jennifer Camp Forbes is currently the shopping updates editor at Who What Wear, where she has worked in a variety of capacities for over a decade, including creative director and various editor roles. She’s well-known as a shopping expert that’s sought out for advice and insight on the latest trends, outfit ideas, and fashion picks thanks to her thoughtful shopping roundups, digital moodboards, and extensive knowledge of up-and-coming brands, plus the new arrivals sections of the chicest retailers. Jennifer has had a lifelong interest in fashion which led her to intern at Harper’s Bazaar as an undergraduate. Later, while working towards her masters degree in psychological counseling at Columbia University, she founded two digital fashion publications: Le Fashion and Olsens Anonymous. The popularity of both sites grew and after graduation she decided put her plans to become a therapist aside to pursue a career in fashion. While she has called Los Angeles and New York City home in the past, she currently works remotely from Massachusetts. When she’s not obsessing over and writing about her latest fashion finds, she is delighting in raising two little ones with her highschool sweetheart, perusing TikTok religiously, listening to podcasts and audiobooks, creating abstract photographs, and eating the best Mexican food she can get her hands on.