Let's face the facts: Much of the country is up to its knees in slush, and a very reliable and climate-attuned rodent has confirmed you may as well get used to it — thanks a lot, Punxsutawney Phil. Yes, it's a long, chilly road to March 20. And, while you could spend the next few weeks wallowing in your winter blues, you could also be proactive and spend this time plotting your grand sartorial entrance into spring. Ready for that glorious awakening? We thought so. That's why we reached out to 15 of our favorite shop owners from around the world to find out exactly what their best bets are for warmer-weather buys.
From Brooklyn to Rio de Janeiro to Portland, Paris, and back, these boutique owners and buyers have not only seen it all, but they've also predicted what they think will sell. And, this is advice you've gotta trust — a unique combination of experience and skill at overcoming challenges makes this group of tastemakers exceptionally intuitive. So, now that spring deliveries have begun trickling into stores (we know, crazy!), we're sharing this savvy set's favorite fashion picks — they're just the inspirational jumping-off point we need as we look to sunnier days ahead.
Okay, okay. There's no need to start tossing shoe boxes out the window. No, not even if you desperately need a bit more closet space. But, it seems like we might have pinpointed THE very best black pump, according to math that is. Rank & Style has calculated the Stuart Weitzman Nouveau pump as the top pick for the classic read
Lately, it's taken nearly all our willpower not to think about sun rays, long weekends, and beach hair — from the actual beach and not a bottle. But, there's really no bigger buzzkill than hours of trying on bathing suits that epically fail to do your body justice. And, the fact is, your swimwear is probably the read