Springtime is just around the corner, and there’s only one thing we love more than getting away from the cold.
It’s time to bring out the spring wardrobe!
With all that time passing, we don’t blame you if your spring wardrobe needs updating—even if it doesn’t, it can’t hurt to add some new pieces, can it?
If you want to upgrade your spring looks with a classy and elegant piece, you need some spring dresses.
Below, we’ve highlighted three favorite spring dress looks, complete with layering pieces, accessories, and more. But first, let’s talk about what makes a spring dress.
What is a Spring Dress?
A spring dress is lightweight and airy, perfect for the warmer weather. It’s usually made from breathable fabrics such as cotton, linen, or rayon—all of which provide additional comfort as the temperatures heat up.
Spring dress designs vary significantly from brand to brand. You can expect to see a lot of floral prints, pastel colors, or bright hues, along with various styles, lengths, and cuts to cater to different preferences and occasions. Some popular styles of spring dresses for women include the wrap dress, midi dress, maxi dress, sundress, and shirt dress.
Spring dresses can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion—it all depends on your chosen style. They’re also a stylish and classy choice for events such as Easter brunches, spring weddings, or even just a casual day out with friends.
How to Style a Spring Dress
So we’ve got you sold on a spring dress—now what?
We could tell you how to style a spring dress. It works with many common items in your warmer weather wardrobe: Sandals, sneakers, ankle boots, and more. They’re also ideal for accessorizing, pairing with a denim jacket, statement jewelry, or a colorful scarf to add personality and flair to the outfit.
Instead of telling you what to wear with a spring dress, we’ll show you instead.
We’ve pieced together three chic and classic outfits with spring dresses that you can find from Anne Klein.
Outfit 1: Dressed-Up Denim
Denim lovers: This is the outfit for you.
Springtime is the best time to bust out your favorite denim—how about a spring dress outfit with a stylish denim jacket?
We’ll start with the Printed Twist Neck Halter Midi With Sash from Anne Klein—it features a beautiful floral print and a flattering silhouette that you’ll love when the temperatures go up.
Then we’re going to layer the Denim Double Button Jacket overtop. It has a classic look with double button detailing for some modern flair.
Your outfit isn’t complete without the perfect accessories. For this outfit, we chose the Bamboo Top Handle Satchel:
And the Patterned Mother of Pearl Dial Watch:
Both of these accessories take your outfit from good to amazing—you can never go wrong with functional accessories that elevate your look!
Outfit 2: First Lady
Ready to channel your inner First Lady?
The right spring dress outfit can provide the perfect amount of elegance and class. It’s all about the pieces we pair with the dress!
We’re starting with the Pleated Dress With Tie Waist for this one. It’s a figure-flattering dress in a beautiful Ballet color with a convenient self-tie belt at the waist.
Let’s go with another jacket for this one—this time, we’re picking the Jacquard Topper With Stand Collar. It’s an elegant layering piece with a front button closure and everyone’s favorite: Functional pockets!
Next up, we have some shoes. We’ve got two options here—for the woman who values comfort without sacrificing style, let’s go with the Arhea-C Flat. It’s a trendy classic with unique crystal detailing.
If you prefer to add some height, then you’ll want to go with the Lizette Sling Back Pump—it has a sculpted padded footbed for added comfort and comes in a beautiful off-white color that works with everything else in your wardrobe, too!
We can’t forget about the accessories, of course. This “First Lady” outfit calls for some pearls—how about a Faux Pearl Wreath Brooch? Brooches are underrated, and we think a pearl brooch takes this outfit to the next level.
Outfit 3: Citrus Twist
Ready for a 90s revival? We sure are!
If you’re looking for a retro 90s look that doesn’t look out of place today, this outfit is what you need.
We’re starting with the Cap Sleeve Wrap Dress With O-Ring—the geometric print offers a seamless transition from the office to date night.
Staying on-theme, we’re going with the Jelyssa Sandal for shoes—they’re comfortable (our iFlex technology means you’ll never want to take them off!), and the white color pairs perfectly with your retro-themed dress.
Let’s face it: We love stylish bags with every outfit. For this outfit, we’re going with the Mini Convertible Shoulder Bag with Resin Chain. This one screams retro flair with modern touches that keep it on-trend no matter the occasion.
You can never go wrong with a classy watch to complete your outfit. Let’s go with the Pearlescent Resin Link Watch for this one—it has a mother-of-pearl dial with a two-tone look to add unique style to your outfit.