How to Dress for Spring When the Weather's Confusing

How to dress for transitional weather


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Dressing for spring weather can be a complicated feat. Is it hot? Is it cold? Can I get away with sandals? Do I still need my winter coat? Sure, it’s easy when it’s in the 30s and below or in the 70s and up, but those in-between temperatures—when it’s hot one day and cold the next—present us with tricky sartorial challenges before we’ve even had our morning coffee. The key to mastering confusing weather is with, of course, some nifty layering. If you’re opting for a dress, make it a midi! and layer a tee underneath it when there’s still a chill in the air. Since shoes and jackets are the trickiest parts to overcome when the weather is confusing, we’ve put together this handy little cheat sheet to help you tackle whatever elements spring brings.


Who What Wear

A short-sleeve linen jacket is made for those magnificently warm spring days.

Available in sizes XXS to M.

Trendy windbreakers will protect you from the elements yet are light enough to wear in warmer temps.

Available in sizes S to L.

No spring wardrobe should be missing a staple denim jacket.

Available in sizes 0 to 14.

Embrace spring showers in a classic trench.

Available in sizes 00 to 16.

A leather jacket will keep you warm on cooler nights.

Available in sizes 36FR to 42FR.

Say hello to the new season in sunny sandals.

Available in sizes IT34 to IT41.

These literally work with every type of outfit.

Available in sizes IT35 to IT42.

Loafers are the ideal springtime shoes. Especially when they come in a pretty pink hue.

Available in sizes IT34 to IT42.

When it’s still a little cool out, opt for an ankle boot in the It color of the season.

Available in sizes 35 to 41.

Rainy spring days just got chicer.

Available in sizes 6 to 10.

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