4 things to buy right now for your spring wardrobe


By Meredith Sinclair

Contributor and blogger


1 Batter up!

Before the first pitch has been thrown, you'll hit a fashion home run

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, saksfifthavenue.com



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 it, girls!

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 bands.

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, bandtz.com


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