12 Easy Ways to Style Spring's Biggest Trends Right Now

Our bodies may be bundled up in a billion layers, but our minds are already thinking forward to the trends that will soon be all over our feeds and in our favorite retailers in just a few months' time. Luckily, we don’t have to wait until the end of March to take on some of spring’s biggest trends. Sure, we may pass on the hot pants and bandeau outfits spotted in the spring 2021 collections for now (or at least until temps hit the high 70s again), but there are plenty of exciting and super-easy trends that we can incorporate into our winter closets to stay ahead of the fashion curve. We’ve unearthed 12 of the best that you can shop right now. From relaxed trousers to long necklaces and knit sets, scroll below for all the easiest way to integrate spring 2021’s biggest trends into your closet right now.

Swap Your Skinnies for Baggy Jeans


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Baggy, loose, and relaxed-fit jeans were spotted all over the spring 2021 collections from Chanel to Victoria Beckham. The fashion set have already been quick to take on the trend styling them with everything from graphic tees to oversize blazers.


Change Up Your Crewneck for a Polo 


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Charming lightweight polo tops were styled with everything from shorts to mini skirts and leather pants in the S/S 21 collections. They'll give your look a cool sporty-retro touch this season and into the next.


Slip On a Pair of Clogs with Your Socks


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Love them or hate them, clogs will be everywhere this spring. Seen everywhere from Hermes to Stella McCartney they got a refreshingly modern update on the runways featuring easy to wear slip-on styles, luxe fabrics, and chic colors. Snag a pair that is easy to wear in and out of the house.


Wear a Long Necklace Over Your Top


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After several seasons of short chunky collars, we're happy to hear that refreshingly cool long necklaces are back for spring. Wear them over your turtlenecks through winter and with dresses and tees come spring.


Add a Pop of Pink


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One of the most prominent colors set to be all over our feeds come spring is vibrant and bold bubblegum pink. Liven up your winter look right now and style a pink sweater with gray, black, or beige pants.


Throw On a Utility Vest Over Your Jackets and Sweatshirts


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When it comes to topping off your look nothing is cooler than a utility vest—a huge trend for spring 2021. 


Style a Basic Knit Maxi Dress with Your Boots or Slippers


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Our basics get an elevated update this spring. We saw chic simple separates and sleek basic maxi dresses reign supreme in the S/S 21 collections. Try. a long sleeve knit maxi with chunky boots or cozy slippers—the ideal transitional winter-to-spring outfit.


Layer a Second Skin Top Under a Cardigan or Coat


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Tissue-thin second skin tops remain a huge trend for 2021. Opt for a playful print to liven up your look and style under a chunky cardigan or coat through winter and wear with a mini skirt come spring.


Swap Your Sweats for Relaxed Trousers


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It's all about loose and relaxed trousers for spring—striking the perfect balance of comfort and polish. They'll look cool with everything from a graphic tee to a blazer (or bikini in summer!). 


Pair a Wrap Skirt with Your Sweater


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Wrap skirts are back in the limelight for spring with a whole host of designers giving the timeless piece a fresh spin. The best part is that wrap skirts are easy to wear year-round. Try styling one with boots and tights through the colder months and with sandals once the temps start to rise. 


For a No-Think Look Try a Matching Knit Set


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Matching knit sets continue their popularity into spring and are the perfect no-think option when you want to look comfortable, chic, and pulled together.


Add a Checkerboard Print to Your Look


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An easy way to look entirely on-trend this year is to add a cool checkerboard print within your ensemble. Whether it's a top or sneakers the bold pattern will add a fun touch to your outfit.


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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.