How I Style: Early Springtime
I don’t think anyone is more excited about the rapidly coming spring than I am. The flowers blooming, the warm sun tanning my skin…I can see and feel it all, even though the temperature is still getting pretty low in the 30s at night. I also love the springtime because my style tends to improve a bit, and I love being able to show off the body I’ve worked so hard on over the winter. Here are a few outfits I put together for the early spring, where it’s not quite warm enough to have my belly and booty cheeks out, but is warm enough to show a little more skin.
1. Outfit One: This first outfit is the one sporty-causal look that I normally throw in these posts. I purchased this turtle-neck cropped sweater my freshman year of college from Papaya, but I’m sure there are similar styles of tops out there. Creams and whites are my favorite colors for spring, especially since they pop against my skin as I get darker. I paired my absolute favorite brand of jeans with these, which are the Fashion Nova ones. I know there have been copious complaints about their customer service and business practices lately, but these are the only jeans in my closet right now that actually fit me well. I do have to roll and cuff the bottoms, but I’m only five-foot-two, so I’ve never had a pair of jeans I haven’t had to cuff. Since the top is cropped and sleeveless, I wore this long-line, pale beige-pink jacket from Forever 21. It’s pretty slouchy and oversized, so it relaxes the outfit. To finish off the sporty-chic look, I added these beige and mauve Nike Air Max Thea sneakers. My boyfriend gave me these for Christmas, and I wear them at least three times a week. They’re just so comfortable and stylish, and I didn’t expect to pair these beige sneakers with as many outfits as I have.
2. Outfit Two: This next one is the inbetweener – not quite dressy, but not completely casual. Again, cream is my go-to color in the spring, and the flowy nature of this top screams spring. I didn’t expect to like the off-the-shoulder shirt trend because I’ve always been insecure about the broadness of my shoulders, but this shirt makes my shoulders look so dainty and feminine, and shows off the collarbone highlight to perfection. Though olive green is usually a more autumnal shade, I loved the contrast with the bright top. The rips in the jeans, as I’ve explained in prior outfits posts, always make an outfit, that would otherwise be a little too sweat and girly for me, a bit edgier. Finally, I paired this outfit with a basic nude pumps. I overall just love the neutral on neutral on neutral look, without the outfit being boring or basic.
3. Outfit Three: This one is by far my favorite outfit of the three. I felt like such a baddie in this outfit, which can be rare for me since my style isn’t exactly the greatest or most on trend. Purple is my absolute favorite color and always makes me look poppin’. Even though this bodysuit is long-sleeved, the material is super lightweight, and the cutouts and bell sleeves update this bodysuit to be more springtime appropriate than winter wear. I’m not always a fan of floral prints because they can look either childish or too mature, but this print is just right. And can we talk about how nice my boobies look with the cutout in the top? They’re just sitting so nice and pretty…I’m still in awe, and I shot this outfit back on Valentine’s Day. Again, probably to no surprise to anyone, I wore a white, zip-front mini skirt. The zip in the front edges up the outfit again, and it is fully functional, so that helps with putting on and taking off the skirt. The slight A-line shape accentuates my smaller waist and wider hips and doesn’t accentuate the love handles I’m still working on getting rid of. To round out the outfit, I added the black boots I’ve worn in the last two outfits posts – a similar pair is linked in my last fashion post!
Which outfit is your favorite? I really loved all of them, and if you know me in real life…expect to see me repeating these outfits over and over, and please don’t judge. Thanks, haha.
Write you little lovelies later,
XO Ky M.