This spring, wear it short!
This spring, pack up your shorts, minis and flats!
Dress, Moschino, $3,195; 212-243-8600. Hairpin, Ban.do, $20; ShopBando.com. Bag, $198; JuicyCouture.com
A coat to battle blasting AC and wide-leg shorts for wiggle room. The high waist makes your legs look looong.
Coat, Kate Spade New York, $698; KateSpade.com. Bodice, Keepsake, $108; ShopNirvana.com. Shorts, Kate Spade Saturday, $85; Saturday.com. Sunglasses, Karen Walker, $280; EyeGoodies.com. Necklace, Assad Mounser, $425; ForwardForward.com. Backpack, $155; DeuxLux.com. Shoes, Jean-Michel Cazabat, $235; 646-669-8508
On him: Shirt, $75; MNii.com. Shorts, $75; EtiquetaNegra.us. Sunglasses, Ray-Ban, $150; Ilori, 212-226-8276. Shoes, G.H. Bass & Co., $109; BassShoes.com.
Sweater and skirt
Sweater, $895, and skirt, $795; MichaelKors.com for stores. Sunglasses, $105; VonZipper.com. Belt, Michael Kors, $350; 866-709-5677.
Sneakers with your going-out dress?
Yes! But a fashion-y pair, obviously. A bow also fancies things up.
Dress, $1,950; Gucci.com. Hair bow, $95; TarinaTarantino.com. Ring (attached to cuff), $695; Dannijo.com. Shoes, Adidas Originals, $85; Wishatl.com.
On him: Blazer, Scott James, $395; 617-247-9700. Shirt, Splendid Mills, $98; Splendid.com. Hat, Hurley, $32; Shop.Hurley.com.
Snazzy shorts and a blazer
Fresh and cuddle-friendly with fun prints and sporty accessories.
Blazer, Tommy Hilfiger, $248; 212-549-6000. Sweater, Marc by Marc Jacobs, $188; Nordstrom. Shirt, Marc by Marc Jacobs, $228; Bloomingdale's. Shorts, Chanel, $1,645; 800-550-0005. Hair clip, $14; AmericanApparel.com. Watch, Flüd, $80; TheFludWay.com. Shoes, $85; Nike.com.
On him: Shirt, $75; MNii.com. Pants, Closed, $198; American Rag Cie, 323-935-3154. Sunglasses, Ray-Ban, $110; SunglassHut.com.
High on the thigh and a little bit loose
This is a dress you can play (or run back to the room) in.
Dress, $90; Loft.com. Head wrap, $105; JenniferOuellette.com. Ring, $198; CourtneyLeeCollection.com. Shoes, Keds for Kate Spade New York, $75; Piperlime.com.
Keep your skin-to-fabric ratio in check. If you're flashing legs and tummy, wear long sleeves.
Shirt, $985; MarcJacobs.com. Skirt, Moschino, $695; 212-243-8600. Head wrap, $162; JenniferBehr.com. Clutch, Marc Jacobs, $1,350 ; Saks Fifth Avenue. Watch, Marc by Marc Jacobs, $200; MarcJacobs.com.
The short suit is the skirt suit's cool sister
Try it with a tee or girl-ify it with pastels and bow heels.
Jacket, $450, and shorts, $165; JCrew.com. Top, $30; Uniqlo.com. Head wrap, Ban.do, $250; ShopBando.com. Necklace; JCrew.com for similar styles. Belt, Jessica Simpson Collection, $34; Dillards.com. Shoes (on bed), $278, and bag (on bed), $295; JCrew.com.
On him: Shirt, Joules, $118; JoulesUSA.com. Shorts, $75; EtiquetaNegra.us.