The Perfect Outfit: Winter Pastels To Pretty Up The Season!

winter pastels
Just because winter days are generally dark and dismal doesn't mean that you can't lighten things up a bit. And what better way to do so, sartorially speaking, then to stock your wardrobe full of dreamy, light-as-air pastels. Using local blogger and Google gal Krystal Bick as our inspiration, we've cherry-picked five of our favorite pale pieces to help you achieve this wonderful winter pastel getup...without feeling like the Easter bunny. Watch and learn.
Essential #1: The Faded Chambray Shirt—Play with cool blue hues up top as your dusty base.
Woolrich Chambray Shirt, $59, available at Woolrich.
Essential #2: Pastel Pants—Copy Krystal's look exactly and go for baby pink, or a plethora of other options in sweet mints, pale yellows, and super-light lavenders.
Topshop High-Waisted Chinos, $76, available at Topshop.
Essential #3: Nude Heels—Whether you're planning on replicating this look later or not, a solid pair of buff-colored heels are always classic and we love the tone-on-tone details on these wonders.
Alexander Wang Nude Bootie, $250, available at The Outnet.
Essential #4: A Matchy Matchy Bag—Keep piling on the Easter egg hues within your jewelry and bags, like this pale and candy striped number.
Topshop Mint Structured Shopper Bag, $56, available at Topshop.
Essential #5: Classic Shades—Break up the light-color combo and solids-with-solids action with a pair of classic black frames rimmed in a cool tortoise shell pattern.
Karen Walker Number Six Sunglasses, $180, available at Acrimony, 333 Hayes Street (between Gough and Franklin streets); 415-861-1025.
Photo: Courtesy of Dan Johnson/This Time Tomorrow

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