With spring having officially started, it’s only logical that we put away our winter gear (hallelujah!) and free up some closet space for more warm-weather clothing. The one exception is if you live on the East Coast—you might want to wait a few weeks until the actual weather reflects this change. Nonetheless, what at times can be less than obvious is which pieces you can carry over into the next season and which should go deep into storage. As such, today we’re bringing you this handy guide on what to stash away and what you can continue to wear well into spring and summer. Scroll through for all the details and, of course, to shop our favorite spring-friendly picks.
Not only will you likely be way too hot in faux fur, but it also has a tendency to scream “winter”—which is the last thing you want to do in spring.
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The Western theme is strong this spring, which means suede is here to stay. Plus, it’s much more lightweight than its furry counterpart.
Available in sizes S to L.
While we loved the blanket scarf for fall and winter, we think it’s time to retire it in favor of some lighter choices.
These It girl–approved accessories are a must for spring. Wear them around your neck, on your wrist, or even as a belt for an instant outfit upgrade.
While harsh winters excuse us for wearing even the clunkiest of footwear, there’s no excuse in spring!
Sneakers are the go-to casual shoes of the last few seasons. Plus, they are comfortable for commutes and can handle anything spring weather throws your way.
Available in sizes 5 to 10.
Not only do you not need a big coat post-winter, but also, the puffy outerwear tends to take up a lot of precious space in your closet. Time to put them in storage!
Denim jackets are lightweight, compact, and always in style.
Turtlenecks may be great winter layering pieces, but unfortunately, they don’t translate as well into spring. The same goes for chunky knits, which also take up valuable closet space!
A lightweight sweater will look great both on and draped over your shoulders, as an added touch to any outfit.
Available in sizes XXS to XL.
While it’s hard to part with our beloved over-the-knee boots, the full-coverage style is not what we’d call seasonally appropriate.
At any height, whether heeled or flat, mules are the go-to shoes this season.
Available in sizes 35 to 40.
Similar to fur, shearling (or shearling-lined) jackets and accessories have no place in a warm-weather wardrobe.
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A bomber jacket can be worn across all seasons, and when layers aren’t necessary, all you need underneath is a T-shirt.
Available in sizes XS to L.
This post was published at an earlier date and has been since been updated.