I'm a Shopping Specialist—Here's What to Add to Your Wardrobe in April

Flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and trees are budding. Spring has officially sprung, and with a rejuvenating new season comes an exciting lineup of sartorial delights to add to your wardrobe. As your trusted market editor and shopping specialist, it’s my job to search high and low for the newest, most desirable, bound-to-sell-out items on the internet’s best fashion sites so you can be better informed on what to invest in from season to season. So what’s on our wish list for April? From the perfect transitional jackets to the sandals destined for cult status, dresses for all your spring soirées, and the coolest jewelry to zhuzh up your staples, below I’ve rounded up some of the best trending pieces worth buying in April. Here’s to a stylish new season ahead.

The Perfect Spring Dresses

This month, opt for a frock in pastel hues, floral prints, and luxurious fabrics such as silk and leather.

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Seashell Jewelry

The seashell trend is back for the warmer months ahead, and we couldn't be happier. Expect to see shell anklets and chokers dominate your Insta feed this season. 

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Sporty Sandals

Sporty sandals are having a major moment this season, and it's time to get in on the comfy action. Splurge on a chic designer version or go for the cool new designs Teva released.

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Lightweight Jackets

Time to put away those heavy wool jackets and swap your topper for something lighter and brighter. Go for a trust trench coat, utility jacket, or of-the-moment silhouettes in ecru tones.


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Brown Leather Mules

The most versatile shoe style you'll wear this spring, tan leather heeled mules are a fashion-girl favorite you can wear from day to night—with jeans, skirts, cargo pants… The list goes on!

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White Tank Top

A white tank may seem basic but it is unquestionably the perfect spring layer you can wear under denim jackets or with a chic silk midi skirt. It will never let you down. Opt for modern versions with a slightly higher neck.

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Zebra Print 

Animal print is still going strong, with zebra prints, in particular, having a major moment in the spotlight. Get wild in a blouse, midi skirt, or dress this spring.

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Straw Tote

Spring has sprung which can only mean one thing—it's time to get those straw bags out for afternoons at the beach, brunch, and every warm weather activity in between. The Loewe straw tote has become a cult favorite.

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Up next, five innovative ways to wear your blazer this season.

Judith Jones
Senior Fashion Market Editor

Judith Jones is the senior fashion market editor at Who What Wear who specializes in shopping content and trend stories with high-affiliate impact. She shares the coolest, most desirable fashion market finds and brands for every budget. Previous to working in fashion, Judith worked as a TV host on the PBS travel show Globe Trekker (airing on Netflix and Amazon Prime) sharing her passion for travel and culture.