Spring Wardrobe Essentials

Be ready for any weather spring sends your way with these spring wardrobe essentials.

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The transition from winter to spring can be one of the hardest on your wardrobe. I know it is for me. 

Some days it’s still cold, other days it starts off cool and ends up so warm I end up questioning my outfit decisions. It feels almost impossible to get dressed once and be comfortable all day. 

Here in North Texas, the last few weeks have brought cold, rain, storms, and even our first 90+ degree day. 

No wonder figuring out what to wear in the morning takes a little extra time and effort!

But spring brings many wonderful things, too. Longer days, buds on the trees, and flowers starting to bloom. 

Sarah Williams in black leopard print _Kindness Matters_ Tshirt and Camel blazer standing in front of a stack of teal Monogram Boxes

We can survive the challenges of dressing for spring and bring some of that freshness and excitement into our wardrobes. 

The secret? 

Layers, of course!

It’s all about the layers.

These four types of layers will take you anywhere you need to go this spring.

heather gray hoodie with leopard print words "Game Day" and a baseball print lighting bolt over the top - styled with jeans a blue sneakers


If you’ve been around, you know I have a deep love for sweatshirts. Cozy, cute, inspirational – I love them all! 

Having a comfy sweatshirt that can go on top of anything is key. You might start your day wearing it and have to shed it by lunchtime when the day gets warmer, but you need to give yourself options.

Maroon Homebody Hoodie styled with jeans
Homebody Hoodie
Heather Charcoal Bleached Grace Wins Sweatshirt 2

I need sweatshirts for watching my kids play sports, sweatshirts for relaxing at home (I am a true homebody) and sweatshirts to remind me that no matter what the score, grace always wins! 

I love to match my t-shirts to my sweatshirts and always plan our T-Shirt Club tees around the sweatshirts in the shop.

Lilac "Be You" tshirt styled with a light gray kimono style cardigan, jeans, and gray wedge sneakers


Cardigans are another of my go-to pieces for spring. When a sweatshirt isn’t appropriate, a cardigan is. 

For spring, you’ll want lightweight options. That thick, cozy cardigan you’ve been obsessed with all winter won’t serve you as well in the spring. 

Lavender lola cardigan styled with the black and gray leopard print "Kindness Matters" tee, blue jeans, black flats, and a cray cross body bag
Charcoal "Wild and Free" tshirt styled with berry colored cardigan jeans, and tan booties

Look for neutral colors that will pair well with several of your favorite tees. I know I’ll wear this gorgeous gray cardigan a LOT this spring. And the only problem with the Lola cardigan is deciding what color to buy first. Berry, lavender, navy – I’m here for all of it! 


No wardrobe is complete without a jean jacket! This classic transitions from winter to spring and from summer to fall. It’s the ultimate goes-with-everything layer – denim goes with literally every fabric and every color.

Mauve Collared Blazer styled with black leopard "Kindness Matters" tshirt, black slacks, black flats and clutch.
Black blazer styled with ivory "difference maker" rainbow tshirt, cheetah print skirt, black flats and ivory clutch.

Teal, cream and red paisley kimono with tassels styled over a red "new beginnings" tshirt on a mannequin in a boutique


As we get further into spring and the weather is a little more consistent, kimonos become my staple layering piece! Wear them to add pops of color to your look. With fun florals and tassels, kimonos bring in the colors and trends of spring!

Moroccan tile coral print kimono styled over a coral tshirt on a mannequin in a boutique
pink and navy floral print kimono styled over a yellow "livin my best life" tee on a mannequin in a store

Don’t forget your spring accessories!


We’ve talked a lot about layers. Now let’s talk about the perfect tote bag to contain those layers and everything else you need throughout the day! You know what I mean. That large “Mary Poppins” bag that fits anything and everything you need to navigate this ever-changing season. The Ally Tote and the Perfect Tote are both oversized so you can carry all the things.

4 colorful patterns of totes stack on a wood slat backdrop
Tan, black, and ivory vegan leather large purses in a row on a wood floor

Spring is such a busy time of year. School activities, spring break, holidays, it all means we’re running around from place to place. All that running calls for the perfect purse. And the Audrey Purse is it! It’s big enough to carry everything you need without being bulky. And it comes in three gorgeous neutrals so you know it will go with everything. 

Spring Footwear

Complete your layered look this spring with cute shoes. It’s not time for sandals… yet, but it is time to put those cute boots away. So, what should we wear? 

I love a little slide-on shoe for spring. You’ll see me rocking my cheetah Hey Dude shoes or my cute canvas Blowfish sneaker most of the time. When it’s time for something a little more sophisticated, I turn to a closed-toe wedge. 

With these spring essentials in your wardrobe, you’ll be ready to face whatever the weather brings… in style!

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