Transitioning to spring means (for me) moving toward lighter colors and nothing is springier than green.
I bought this lightweight wool dress a few years because I found the print irresistible. The pattern is vibrant yet indistinct — kind of watery and wavy in the manner of the impressionists. I can’t decide if it looks like a stained glass window (underwater cathedral) or dense foliage (underwater jungle). Regardless, the dress won me over, but I knew that I could not wear it as a dress (dress qua dress) because it’s very short. Thusly, you see it over pants. (Tips on the weighty topic of Wearing a Dress Over Pants are here.)
At this time of year, bare arms may not be the thing, so a layer under or over is a good idea.
Let’s look at the details:
All I need is a little patent leather — iridescent purple bag, black flats — and I am dressed for the day.
Dress: Shoshanna; Pants: JCrew Campbell pants; Half-Sleeved Cardigan: JCrew; Woolly Cardigan: Aspesi; Bag: Car Shoe; Shoes: French Sole New York; Watch: Ritmo Mundo