10 Shoes to Update Your Spring Wardrobe

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Admittedly, I am that person who will buy a pair of shoes and then figure out how to fit it into my wardrobe later. My fascination with shoes goes way, way back. One time, in high school, I bought a pair of rust orange Mary Janes for $10 because A.), they were MJ’s, B.) They cost $10 and C.) I’d never owned a pair of shoes in that color. I had no idea what I was going to wear them with, but surprisingly enough,   they looked amazing with so many things in my closet and everyone loved them. They were, undoubtedly, one of the best purchases I’d ever made. Unfortunately, I don’t know what happened to them (believe it or not, they were still in great shape considering the wear and cost). I suspect they must have been traded by one of my sisters and never returned.

I’ll still typically buy shoes on the whim, but more often than not, I usually update my wardrobe by season. There are lots of tried and true pairs that I swear by for life (Sam Edelman’s Gigi sandals and Converse come to mind), but each season brings in new colors and different twists so you can feel classically modern.

Are you a shoe addict? How do you typically shop for shoes? Are shoes an afterthought to your clothes? What are shoes you associate with the spring season?

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Sam Edleman Gigi Sandals

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Ancient Greek Sandals Alethea Slingback

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Stuart Weitzman Nudist Sandal

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Swedish Hasbeens Sky High Pump

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Frye Regina Flat

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Birkenstock Monterey Leather Slide

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Cynthia Vincent Franky Gladiator Sandal

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Minnetonka Tramper fringed Suede Ankle Bootie

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Converse Chuck Taylor Shoreline Sneaker

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Ash Impuls Croc Embossed Leather Slip-on

* All shoes found via nordstrom.com *

Fashion: The Best of All Things Yellow

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As much as I love the color yellow for its cheeriness and optimistic outlook, I find that it’s a color I have trouble fitting in my wardrobe. I’d like to wear more of it without looking like Big Bird. So far, I’ve found that mustard is the only shade of yellow that looks good on me. But mustard looks good on everyone. That said, I would like to try to find another yellow shade that would look good on me, but have yet to do so. Here are some of my favorite yellow things coming up for spring. Do you wear yellow? If you have an olive skin tone, have you found any yellow shades (other than mustard) that look good? Please share!

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{All items and photos from Zara.com}

Spring Style Inspiration from the Runways

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Spring has arrived! Hallelujah! It has been a bleak, freezing-cold and miserable winter. I am so excited it is finally over and spring has sprung! Admittedly, our city does not seem to have too much of a spring weather-wise, but I’ve read this year will be different. I hope those predictions ring true. I’ve had a folder sitting on my computer for some time now (since last year!) with some style inspirations from the runways of S/S 2015. There are some really easy pieces and others a bit dramatic, but overall, I’m loving the palette and designs.

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{All photos from Style.com}