Spring Wardrobe Essentials

Spring can bring just about anything from one last snowstorm to summer-like heat to intense storms. 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 seems impossible to get dressed once and be comfortable all day. 

Here in North Texas, spring can mean cold, rain, storms, and even the first 90+ degree day of the season. 

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.

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.

Count on these four types of layers to take you anywhere you need to go this spring.

Sarah in Royce Pullovers
Vintage Wash Fleece Pullovers


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.

Homebody Hoodie
Blue sweatshirt with the word "fabulous" across the chest + white jeans + Teal earrings + camel sneakers. Framed by Sarah
Fabulous Sweatshirt

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, I can always choose happy!

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

purple tee with "You Are Enough" written in teal styled with gray shoes, jeans, teal long cardigan and earrings
Lola Cardigan in Teal


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.

Reese Ribbed Cardigan in Navy
Wild About It Leopard Cardigan in Green

Look for neutral colors that pair well with several of your favorite tees. I know I’ll wear this off-white, snap-button cardigan a LOT this spring. And the only problem with the Lola cardigan is choosing between lavender and teal. Better yet, choose both! 

Long-Sleeved Shirts and Puffer Vests

One of my favorite spring looks is layering a cute long-sleeved shirt over a tee. It adds interest, style, and enough extra warmth to keep you comfortable all day. Denim, flannel, one of each? You can’t go wrong!

Mauve tshirt with pink and navy rainbow styled with chambray button down shirt, white denim, navy sneakers, and colorful earrings
Dakota Denim Top
Puffer Vest in Black

And these puffer vests? SO cute! They’re not too warm and not one bit bulky. Layer them over tees and other tops for the perfect spring look. 

Pastel leaf print kimono styled with purple "Summer Lovin" tee, jeans, earrings, and tan sandals
Pastel Leaf Kimono


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! Shop all our Kimonos HERE.

be happy. be bright. be you. navy tee shirt styled with jeans, tan sandals, coral and orange floral kimono, and coral accessories
Sunrise Floral Kimono
Red "Fun in the Sun" graphic tee styled with jeans, floral print navy Kimono, hoop earrings, yellow sandals
Navy & Red Floral Kimono

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. Our Jute Tote is big enough to carry all the things – and it comes in four fabulous colors!

Gina Rustic Tote

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 Gina Rustic Tote is it! It’s big enough to carry everything you need without being bulky. And it comes in a gorgeous neutral that goes 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 sneakers most of the time. When it’s time for something a little more sophisticated, I turn to a closed-toe wedge. 

I put together a spring wardrobe essentials checklist to make it easy for you to update your spring wardrobe with fun and functional pieces you’ll love!

"Free Checklist - Spring Wardrobe Essentials - Download Now" Image of the spring wardrobe essentials checklist on an iPad near a t-shirt, kimono, and ivory shoes.

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

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