Now Trending: Neutral Territory

March can seem like fashion limbo. Caught up between the chill of winter and the warmth of spring, the temperatures can rise and fall hourly. Factor in spring showers, clouds, and winds…and you know that finding the right thing to wear can become quite the dilemma. It’s no secret that some of Hollywood’s most stylish starlets have a major fashion crush on all things neutral. The crisp and clean color scheme screams spring is near and can play an integral part of every girls wardrobe due to their endless styling possibilities. “The Hills” alum, Lauren Conrad, is never shy when it comes to proclaiming her love of neutrals. The former reality star turned designer recently stepped out in a nude sheer striped sweater from her Kohl’s collection. While colors are indeed a spring/summer essential, without a few key neutral pieces, you’ll continually find yourself surrounded by bright colors that lack basic styling links. By properly stocking your wardrobe with a few neutral pieces, like a nude top and a tan blazer, your styling options will instantly double. If you’re a color fiend like myself just think of these items as the perfect canvas for showing off one of your favorite bright pieces, like a neon pink skirt or a mint green clutch. When styling your neutral ensembles I always suggest adding some contrast and dimension by incorporating tonal textures.

Shift into spring with these pieces: