Angelina Jolie's Stylist Reveals 12 Spring Items That Should Be in Our Carts
With a new season comes an exciting lineup of sartorial delights for the taking. It’s the perfect time to put away the heavy turtlenecks you’ve been living in for the past six months and breathe new life into your wardrobe with lighter, brighter of-the-moment pieces.
So what exactly should we be adding to our closets? We tapped into Jennifer Rade at Glamhive, a virtual personal styling hub where you can have access to some of Hollywood’s top celebrity stylists. Rade has dressed A-list celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, Rummer Willis, and Jennifer Love, so we were eager to hear her tips, tricks, and style suggestions.
From fresh new iterations on your classic button-down to chic staple blazers and the perfect picks to nail the all-beige-everything trend, scroll below for the chicest items to rejuvenate your wardrobe.
Cropped Boyfriend Jeans
“You can dress up this relaxed style with pumps, a blazer, and gold hoops, or wear them with sandals, a tee, or boho top for a casual weekend look.”
“Gold hoops are classic and perfect for spring. These are the perfect size to wear from day-to-night.”
An Effortless Spring Dress
From alfresco brunches to casual spring soirées, all you need is an easy and effortless dress for the warm new season ahead. Whether you opt for a pretty lightweight ditsy print or solid color, it’s an ideal no-think option.
A Lightweight Blazer
“I just love a lightweight blazer because it can go over a dress or jeans. Opt for linen or a light fabric in neutral hues. Even on warm days and nights, a nice light blazer is always good to have handy and will instantly pull together your look.”
A Colorful Bag
“There are so many great colored bags out there for spring. It’s an easy way to add color to your wardrobe without actually wearing it!”
A Stripe Button-Down Shirt
“There’s nothing that encapsulates spring quite like classic stripes. A button-down in a nice lightweight fabric with the sleeves rolled up will anchor any outfit and exudes an effortless elegance.”
“Say hello to your toes again! Everyone needs a go-to pair of sandals for spring and there are plenty of cool options right now—braided, metallics, sporty styles, the list goes on. I like to stick to tan and neutral colors that will go with everything. I love every pair from the brand K.Jacques. They have the softest natural leather.”
“Take the time to find a pair that really fit your face right, feel comfortable on your nose, and aren’t too heavy. There are so many trends in eyewear that you really can’t go wrong. And this can be an inexpensive purchase so you can get a few styles as people tend to lose their sunglasses more often than anything else. J.Lo’s collaboration with Quay has some really cool styles.”
“This sunglass brand makes nice quality shades at an affordable price tag.”
“Neutral hues are a really huge trend for spring. Mix tones and textures from head-to-toe for a striking look.”
“I love a good jumpsuit, and there are so many lightweight options for spring, from super-soft denim to linen. It’s so easy for spring because you throw it on, maybe belt it, add your hoops, blazer, and sandals, and you’re done! This crisp white one from Aritzia can be dressed up or down, and I’m also loving the utilitarian styles out there right now.”
“A rain-ready trench coat is the perfect topper for spring, and it’s super easy to style with jeans, a tee, boots, and a bright bag. It also plays into the beige trend really nicely.”
“While sandals may be on the top our wish list, boots remain a staple for spring. I’m a boot girl through and through, and I’m loving the slightly Western styles around at the moment. They work well with jeans and dresses.”
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