Whether you're ready or not, spring clothes are trickling in. Like little rays of sunshine at your favorite retail destinations, these threads are glimmers of hope that warmer days are ahead. To help you get out from underneath the sartorial rock otherwise known as your dark-colored cardigan/hoodie/puffer jacket, we've highlighted a few spring items you'll likely add to your wardrobe the moment the thermostat hits a suitable, outerwear-shedding temp.
Since there's little doubt that these spring pieces will be coming soon to a closet near you, let us ruminate on how to maximize your wardrobe to get the most out of each of them — and everything else you own. Considering both the new items worth the buy, and those warm-weather mainstays you should bring out of storage, here are a few suggestions on how to wear spring styles safe or play them up. Get excited, people: We're almost there.