Soft Serve: 15 Edgy Pastel Pieces That Have Us Craving Spring Temps

Like tulips, the Easter bunny, and seasonal allergies, pastel colors are a rite of spring. But when was the last time you saw an icy-hued dress or a paler-than-pale pump and thought, "Wow, that looks rad!" Yeah — exactly.
But, we're on a mission to prove that light shades can indeed be cool — downright edgy, actually. Don't believe us? We've rounded up everything from statement bags to so-sick wedges to show you that the colors normally reserved for a nursery can look right at home in your closet. Read on as we spin the color wheel and show you a perfect palette of new, anything-but-angelic spring essentials.
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Nasty Gal Carmen Lace Dress, $68, available at Nasty Gal.
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H&M Shoes, $69.95, available at H&M.
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Vanessa Mooney Cruel Summer Necklace, $84, available at Shop Jeen.
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TopShop Pleated Dip Hem Skirt, $56, available at TopShop.
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BCBG Max Azria Joanna Tiered Sequined Top, $258, available at BCBG.
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Hudson Jeans Collin Skinny Jeans, $198, available at Bloomingdale's.
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Stella McCartney Round Sunglasses, $225, available at ShopBop.
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Miu Miu Patent Stud Toe Sneaker, $495, available at Barneys.
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AllSaints Newaz Dress, $495, available at AllSaints, 3235 M Street NW; 202-595-9828.
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H&M Bikini Top, $14.95, available at H&M.
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Rachel Zoe Tassel Suede Cutout Wedge, $375, available at CUSP.
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ASOS Pyramid Metal Tip Clutch, $26.86, available at ASOS.
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Surface To Air Only Blouse V2, $345, available at Surface To Air. Get this piece for a steal through Reserve!
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Pelle Moda Truman Platform Sandals, $185, available at ShopBop.
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Zara Leather Jacket, $249, available at Zara.
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