The Ultimate Fashion Playlist — Inspired By Our Fave Spring Trends

Sure, you mastered the art of matching your accessories to your garb at like age 10: shoes, purse, jewelry — the works — all in the name of looking fly. But who says the adult in you can't learn a new lesson in coordination? Say, pairing your tunes to your fashion? After all, fashion and jams go hand-in-hand. Just ask Florence Welch and Santigold! Plus, some of the hottest hits are heard (even premiered) on the catwalk. So, we’re making music the new must-have accessory, and we put together playlists inspired by four of spring’s newest and cutest trends for your listening (and wearing) pleasure. At the very least, you can think of these as get-ready mixes for every getup you'll want to try this season. Go on, rock out with your frock out!
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Sporty Chic
No need to scour the bargain bins for old Jock Jams CDs. While you won’t be stomping and clapping to any of these tunes during a Lakers game, that doesn’t mean the beats won’t make you want to cheer.
"Hello" — Martin Sloveig ft. Dragonette
"Swagger Jagger" — Cher Lloyd
"Give Me All Your Lovin’" — Madonna ft. Nicki Minaj & M.I.A.
"Wonderland" — Natalia Kills
"Helena Beat" — Foster the People
Photo: Maria Valentino/MCV Photo
Video: Via You Tube
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Nature Prints
Not to be confused with florals, nature prints encompass all the wonder that Mother Earth has to offer — from earthy tones to trees, oceans, and insects. So, for this playlist, we’ve gone for more melodic, outdoors-inspired songs. These spiritual grooves will surely make you feel at one with the universe.
"Holocene" — Bon Iver
"Old Pine" — Ben Howard
"I Follow River" — Lykke Li
"Anti-Pioneer" — Feist
"Down in the Valley" — The Head And The Heart
Photo: Maria Valentino/MCV Photo
Video: Via You Tube
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Neon
Everyone loves a good trip down memory lane. This season's new neon is a throwback to the fun, flashier times of leg warmers and synth-pop, for sure. And luckily, along with the splashy hues of the '80s, electro-pop has made a comeback — and is a perfect backdrop to blindingly bright apparel.
"I Took A Little Something" — Florrie
"Holiday" — Miami Horror ft. Alan Palomo
"Better Off Without You" — Summer Camp
"Sutphin Boulevard" — Blood Orange
"Vessel" — Zola Jesus
Photo: Maria Valentino/MCV Photo
Video: Via You Tube
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Flower Power
There's no doubt that floral patterns have invaded everyone's spring wardrobes. With cool, colorful iterations to pretty pastels — the botanical print is having its heyday. So, what music is better to piece with your flowing florals than flowy, feminine tunes?
"Lightyear" — Charlene Soraia
"You’ll Be Mine" — The Pierces
"Beast" — Agnes Obel
"Swell Window" — Zee Avi
"1901" — Birdy
Photo: Maria Valentino/MCV Photo
Video: Via You Tube
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