It's official: Spring is here, which means it's time to give yourself a big pat on the back for making it through another cold winter. With the new season upon us, it's finally time to tackle the often challenging seasonal wardrobe switch and say goodbye to your wool knits, fur-lined boots, and cloud-like puffer jackets for the next seven-plus months. But there are a few cold-weather staples to keep on hand to help piece together easy, chic, weatherproof winter-to-spring outfits.
Although your heavy wool coat is no longer needed, it's wise to keep your go-to leather trench on hand. It's the perfect alternative to thick outerwear because even though it's spring, the mornings can be quite chilly. Some other all-season must-haves to keep in your closet for now? A classic jumpsuit that can be made spring-ready in seconds, and a lightweight mohair sweater you can throw on over your go-to slip dress. Ahead, see some of the best transitional winter-to-spring outfits of all time, and shop the pieces needed to re-create each look in seconds.
A leather trench is the transitional piece you need ASAP.
A leather miniskirt is ideal for those chilly spring mornings. Add in tights when it's too cold, or go bare-legged when it's warm.
Work your go-to jumpsuit in your spring looks with a few easy layering tricks.
A black turtleneck, light-wash jeans, and a trench coat (perfect for rainy days) is one winter-to-spring outfit that will never fail you.
For an easy winter-to-spring outfit, layer your mohair sweater over your favorite slip dress. When it's too warm, simply remove the sweater.
A printed bodysuit is another layering staple that pulls all your winter-to-spring outfits together.
Yes, a suit is a transitional season must-have because it boasts countless styling possibilities.
Try pairing your favorite shorts with a cable-knit sweater this season.