An Absolutely Perfect Spring 2024 Wardrobe Looks Like This

After a winter as long and cold as this one, switching over into spring dressing isn't something that's likely to come easily to most people. I look at, talk about, shop for, and style clothes for a living, yet the lead-up into warmer temperatures still stumps me every now and again. Plus, with the weather feeling far more like winter than spring right now in many places, the process is all the more difficult to wrap our heads around. But there's no need to fret. To combat any and all new-season wardrobe woes, I set out to curate the perfect spring 2024 shopping list, from nonnegotiable basics to designer handbags and shoes. And no, of course I'm not about to keep it all to myself.

After a good hour of conceptualizing and two more spent combing through every retailer's spring collections, I did it—I lined up all of this year's spring wardrobe essentials. Even better, I put them all in one place. Below, you'll find crisp white T-shirts and black poplin button-downs, fitted jeans and baggy pairs, lightweight sweaters, trench coats, minimalist sandals, and so much more. Basically, you can print out this list and check off items as you shop. By the end, you'll have nothing to worry about in terms of the winter-to-spring style switchover. You might even let yourself start to get excited about the return of warmer weather. In fact, I guarantee that you will.

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

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Eliza Huber is a New York City–based fashion editor who specializes in trend reporting, brand discovery, and celebrity style. She joined Who What Wear in 2021 after almost four years on the fashion editorial team at Refinery29, the job she took after graduating with a marketing degree from the University of Iowa. She has since launched two monthly columns, Let's Get a Room and Ways to Wear; profiled the likes of Dakota Fanning, Diane Kruger, Katie Holmes, and Sabrina Carpenter for WWW's monthly cover features; and reported on everything from the relationship between Formula One and fashion to the top trends from fashion month, season after season. Eliza now lives on the Upper West Side and spends her free time researching F1 fashion imagery for her side Instagram accounts @thepinnacleoffashion and @f1paddockfits, running in Central Park, and scouring eBay for '90s Prada and '80s Yves Saint Laurent.