This year, the color of spring is pink. But not just any pink. This perfect pastel lies somewhere between saturated dusty rose and classically neutral light cream and is—you guessed it—the easiest color to style with anything you own, no matter where you’re headed. While pink hit the spring runways in full force, from Gucci to Oscar de la Renta, it’s the street-style stars that we’ve turned our attention to as we gear up for the warm weather and look for new and fresh ways to update our spring wears.
Need a subtle infusion of life into your work look? Go for light pink trousers. Heading out on a date? It’s time to pair your leather jacket with something a little more springy than black. Weekend hanging with your best friends? Style your light-pink tops with everything from the bluest denim to understated tones of army green. It’s time to amp up your spring wardrobe with the easiest color of the season.
For transitional weather, add a bright pop to your all-black look with a lightweight pink coat.
For everything from a date night to weekend brunch, mix an edgy leather jacket with a feminine pink midi skirt.
When choosing a go-to tailored dress that you’ll live in this summer, this perfect pastel is just the thing.
Go bold and mix the pretty color with like-hues, like bright red or deep maroon.
This color au moment is understated enough to wear head-to-toe: Go ahead and match your bag to your coat; dress to your shoes.
Brighten up your blazer look this spring with a colorful option that expertly styles with tailored trousers and mini skirts alike.
When going head-to-toe pastel, mix in some bolder prints and colors, like a summer weight statement coat or whimsical accessory.
Maxi dresses can be overwhelming, but the season’s most popular color tones down this floor-grazing look with the perfect amount of pigment, without feeling over-the-top.
Mix varying tones, like a dusty rose jacket and pale pink trousers, for a look that you’ll be able to wear straight through to fall.
Style ballet-inspired skirts and heels with an oversized knit for a transitional weather outfit that will effortlessly take you from work to the weekend without thought.
Jersey pleated midi skirt, $60, topshop.com
Suede sandals, $70, hm.com
Ottoman rib lapel coat, $149, zara.com
Tie-front pant, $90, jcrew.com
See by Chloé cotton-gauze mini dress, $425, net-a-porter.com
For more spring outfit ideas:
The Most Comfortable Work Heels for Spring
Don’t Let the Weather Get You Down: This Is How to Dress for Work When It’s Raining
6 Pretty Color Combinations You Should Try This Spring
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