6 Outfit Ideas That Require Only 2 to 3 Pieces


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There is certainly a time and place for those more high-concept outfits featuring lots of layers and accouterments. On the flip side, pared-down ensembles featuring just a few pieces can also be appealing—especially if you’re looking to keep it easy. We’re going to focus on these outfits today. Yep, below, you’ll find a range of spring outfit ideas that require only two to three pieces (accessories and shoes aside).

Remember, a simple outfit doesn’t correlate to "boring.” You can actually have quite the forward vibe even with just two to three items. And that’s what the ensembles coming your way will showcase. Keep scrolling for a range of inspiration, including outfits with jackets if it's chillier where you live, along with other options. There are also product recommendations if you’re in the mood to do a little shopping.

1. White Shirt + Loose Jeans


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This is about as simple and forward as it gets with the of-the-moment loose white shirt and relaxed jeans. A no-fail outfit formula among the fashion crowd.

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2. Oversize Leather Jacket + Ribbed Dress


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The oversize leather jacket is trending so hard right now. Toss one over a ribbed dress for a chic silhouette.

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3. Tank + Miniskirt


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Miniskirts will reign supreme this season, and look very "right now" teamed with a simple ribbed tank.

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4. Relaxed Bomber Jacket + Hoodie + Loose Jeans


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Yep, the bomber jacket (especially in an oversize silhouette) will also be quite popular this season. Add one to your sweatshirt-and-jeans look, and you're set.

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5. Crew-Neck Sweater + Leather Trousers


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A pair of leather trousers will instantly give off an elevated feel. You need nothing more than an easy sweater for a standout look.

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6. Slouchy Blazer + Cropped Tank + White Jeans


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You can't deny the power of a slouchy blazer for a chic look. This spring, try one over a bralette or cropped tank and white jeans.

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Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.