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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H&M Shoes, $69.95, available at H&M.
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Stella McCartney Round Sunglasses, $225, available at ShopBop.
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ASOS Pyramid Metal Tip Clutch, $26.86, available at ASOS.
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Zara Leather Jacket, $249, available at Zara.