1 Batter up!
Before the first pitch has been thrown, you'll hit a fashion
by taking a cue from the boys of summer. The classic baseball
shirt's boyish and quirky cut is being mimicked in sweaters,
jackets, tunics and shirts. It's a fun way to add a touch of
playfulness to your wardrobe.
STEAL: Baseball T, $19, Gap
SPLURGE: Rachel Zoe Ryder leather sleeve baseball jacket, $395,
2 Initial response
Monograms remain popular in women's accessories and designers
continue to invent new ways to incorporate them. From delicate
necklaces to bold wrist cuffs, your initials, or those of your
kids, are a fabulous way make your bobbles more personal.
WRIST: Monogram engraved leather cuff, $72, rusticcuff.com
NECK: Personalized bar monogram necklace, $88, Nordstrom
3 Overall madness
This might be my favorite comeback of the season. There are few
things more comfy and fun than a pair of overalls. This spring and
summer, you'll see them reinvented in all sorts of shapes, sizes
and fabrics. The key to keeping these chic is in the fit. Keep them
a little more tailored and less super-baggy, and match them with
fun wedges, flip flops, or even rolled up with a high heel. Go for
KICKING BACK: Prairie patchwork overalls, $32, Forever 21
KICKED UP: TopShop faux leather overalls, $110, Nordstrom
4 Hair ties as bling
If you're a gal who always has a hair tie in her pocket or
slapped on her wrist, this trend will make your (bad hair) day.
Hair ties are now doing double duty as blingy, stackable wrist
The hottest hair trend is all sorts of braids, so these will
come in handy for your plaits as well. And with multiple bands worn
at once, you'll be able to share them with your mom pals in need of
an on-the-spot up-do as well.
Bandtz gold embossed bands, $15 for a set of three,
Meredith Sinclair is a freelance writer and blogger living with three quirky guys on Chicago's North Shore.
See more of Meredith's stories here.
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