Yes, winter is in full swing, and it’s really just beginning. But before it’s freezing, you might want to do a little winter-cleaning and reevaluate the pieces in your closet that you haven’t worn a while. Perhaps you picked up some trendy items you never got around to wearing or just no longer work into your wardrobe—now’s the time to add them to the donation pile. While you might be clearing out your closet of some pieces, here’s the good news: There are some really cool trends on our radar for the season. Right now is the perfect time to test out rising fashion trends and put some of the biggest pieces of the moment into your rotation. From the color that’s everywhere to the cool bag everyone’s carrying to the print fashion girls can’t stop wearing, we’ve picked out the most stylish pieces to wear now.
Go on to find out the trends to consider retiring and the ones to start wearing instead, and then shop our favorite pieces. And don’t forget—at the end of the day, you should really just wear what you love and feel the most comfortable in.
CONSIDER DITCHING Millennial Pink
Purple is the color of spring. Swap out Millennial Pink for shades of lavender and Ultra Violet.
A chic way to add color to your outfit.
Wear yours with high-rise denim.
We love this regal shade.
This is sure to make a statement.
CONSIDER DITCHING Oversize Bags
WEAR Retro Bags
We’re predicting retro, sophisticated bags will be the new silhouette to own.
Love the mock croc.
Named after Grace Kelly.
Perfect for day and night.
You can’t go wrong with a red velvet Gucci bag.
CONSIDER DITCHING Solids
WEAR Polka Dots
Polka dots aren’t new or groundbreaking, but the way designers are using them is. Here are some pieces to work them into your wardrobe.
Try these before they sell out.
Flirty and cool.
Style yours with strappy heels.
We love this puffy-sleeve top.
CONSIDER DITCHING Wedge Boots
WEAR Sock Boots
The sock-boot silhouette is sleek, modern, and cool. Wear yours with everything from cropped jeans to dresses.
You’ll wear these for years.
Try this unexpected color.
Such a great price.
Coveted by fashion girls.
CONSIDER DITCHING Short Dresses
WEAR Long Dresses
We’ve noticed that the hems of dresses are growing longer. They look especially cool when styled with sock boots.
This style comes in three colors.
Perfect for every day.
Love the mixed prints.
Pair yours with a pair of ankle boots.
This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated. Up next, more on how to give your outfits a makeover.