Downtown Spring Design

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Spring is almost here, although the temps in the city don't reflect it quite yet.  With that, it's time to put away the parkas and snow boots, and step into spring's fun, new trends!  I found an item that combines two of them in one - culottes and rompers.  Confused on how to style them?  Let me share a few tips:

  • Rompers.  Let's face it, these are the adult version of a onesie.  They're a pain when it's time to use the restroom, but damn are they comfortable!  This one is a solid, which is a good way to dip your toe in the water before exploring prints or patterns.  Look for texture that makes the piece feel luxe.  Even though this one cost less than $30, the texture lends itself to making the romper look expensive.  Search for a romper with a defined waist - especially if you're petite.  A belt or cinched waist will accentuate your curves and keep you from looking like you're wearing a sack.
  • Culottes.  These wide-leg cropped pants have been EVERYWHERE lately.  I'm usually not one to rock this type of look, but I'm willing to try anything once.  Make these work for you by ensuring the optimal fit through the hips and butt.  A tapered waist that stays slim through this area will help you avoid being swallowed up by the wide-leg pant.  Steer clear of prints if you're a bottom-heavy girl.  I opted for the solid print to keep my body looking slimmer and taller.  Have fun and just own the look - confidence will go a long way when rocking a trend like this one!

And that's it!  I can't wait to wear this solo with some fun, strappy heels. Until then, the leather jacket and fringe booties did the trick.  Stay tuned for a follow-up on our Instagram as it gets warmer to show off how versatile this piece is!

- E

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Grey Textured Culotte Romper - [Kohl's, sold out] Similar Here ||  Black BlankNYC Faux Leather Jacket - [Nordstrom]  ||  Black Suede Fringe Booties - [Steve Madden, sold out] Similar Here  ||   Gold & Hematite Drop Earrings - [Ashley Gold, sold out] Similar Here  ||  Hematite Statement Necklace - [Nordstrom, sold out] Similar Here  ||  Delicate Gold Stacking Rings - [Melanie Auld]  ||  Half-Moon Calf-Hair Clutch - [Banana Republic, sold out] Similar Here