Countdown to Carefree Spring Fashion

It is March and I couldn’t be more excited. It’s time to rearrange my closet and get ready for rising temperatures. This year my focus is nudes and earthy tones. As we get closer to Summer I will slip in brights but for now my focus is on toned down muted looks.  I know what you’re thinking but these colors are far from boring.  I started to add colors like peach, pale pink,  and even beige to my collection.  As far as fit and fabric, I am loving light, loose, and airy.  There is always room for a form fitting piece on occasion.  However, those pieces will likely be layered with something light and airy.

Here are some of the staples I can build with;

1) Classic pencil skirt

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2) Sheer blouse

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3) Wide Leg Pant

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4) Blazer

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I love to mix and match different shades of the same color and layer.  It is hard to go wrong with that technique.  Oh, I almost forgot footwear.  Here are a few I am looking forward to sliding into this Spring.

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Light and Fruity Spring Salad

Spring is salad season for me.  This time of year you can find me making different salad dressings and putting together different salad combinations using my favorite fruits, vegetables, nuts, and pastas.  This particular salad may be a favorite this season.  If you invite me over and ask me to bring salad, there is a good chance you’ll get this.

I start with a Spring mix of greens.

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I top it with fresh strawberries, blueberries, green apple, cashews, and blue cheese.

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For dressing I mix apple cider vinegar, olive oil, orange juice, and orange blossom honey.  It is so good.

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Time to eat!

Fit and Flare Flatters

It may not seem that way but Spring is right around the corner.  Are you ready? The seasons “it” dress is the fit and flare.  This style is suitable for nearly every body type.  With the variety of prints, fabrics, and lengths available you are bound to find one that is right for you.  Try a solid midi fit and flare or a printed mini fit and flare.

I found my match with the mini fit and flare.  I have selected both prints and solids.  Here are a few of my favorites.

20150212_112226-1This is a BB Dakota tribal print.

20150212_113625-1This solid fit and flare is by AQ AQ.

fit_500x500_20150206_174313-1-1This multi color fit and flare is by Pheobe Couture.

With defined waistlines and a variety of lengths, what’s not to love.