29 Magical Buys To Transform Your Look

Everyone has that one magical piece. The one that has an uncanny ability to transform any look, no matter how tired, plain, or uninspired it may be. And, if you don't, it's high time you got one!
If you're making up your mind about what you want to add to your spring wardrobe, we're here to ask you to think big, bold, and impactful. Each of these 29 buys is so super special, it will take any of your outfits to the next level. So, check out our picks for spring most powerful pieces. Which game-changer will you choose?
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The Metallic Skirt — Having spent several minutes oohing and ahhing over this shimmering bottom, we're all convinced there's just NO way you could see this peeking out of your closet and not swoon a little. It's like a sartorial silver bullet. 

Topshop Metallic Pleated Skirt, $180, available at Topshop.
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The Pointed Flat — Yes, they're back. And yes, they're cool, especially fashioned in a spunky colored suede. How chic would these be with a little pair of cropped cigarette pants?

Jenni Kayne D'Orsay Flat, $415, available at TenOverSix.
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The "Nice" T-Shirt — You're a grown-up, and deserve a T-shirt that costs more than lunch money. This beautiful tie-dyed Prabal tee would look just as amazing with a pencil skirt as it would with a pair of cut-offs.

Prabal Gurung Pixelated Tee, $225, available at Saks Fifth Avenue.
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The Classy Hoop Earring — Pack away your minimal old-school hoops for a new statement earring that offers a hefty dose of glamour.

  House of Harlow Black Triangle Hoop Earring, $40, available at Charm and Chain.
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The Undone Moto Jacket — Moto jackets are classic pieces, but a quirky one like this will leave you fielding compliments at every turn.

Rag & Bone Hart Biker Jacket, $595, available at Rag & Bone
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The Baseball Cap — Coming in tons of gorgeous, fashion-friendly prints and at a price point that's entirely noncommittal, baseball hats are an easy way to add something special to your everyday look.

Brixton Henshaw Luau Snapback Hat, $34, available at Urban Outfitters.
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The Girly Track Jacket — Varsity jackets were big in the fall, but look a similar cut in a material that's lighter than boiled wool, for spring. We love these jackets in a bright silk or textured cotton.

H&M Track Jacket, $79.95, available soon at H&M.
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The Fancy Drawstring Short — A pretty, casual short can give you that insouciant, on-the-go look even if you're not headed to the gym.

Elizabeth and James Striped Ozzy Shorts, $265, available at Shopbop.
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The Neon Necklace — Any girl worth her sartorial salt knows that the easiest way to dress up a T-shirt is with a statement necklace. Adorned with pom poms, chains, and neon rope, this Matthew Williamson necklace is an instant attention grabber. You'll have to work hard not to get noticed in it.

Matthew Williamson Pom Pom Chain Necklace, $410, available at Ssense.
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The Colorful-Soled Oxford — Borrowing from the boys is never a bad idea, but this spring's classic oxford has gotten a feminine makeover with a bright pop of color.

Steve Madden Jazie Oxford, $74.95, available at Lori's.
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The Casual Tuxedo Pant — We love these because they are a throwback to a vintage classic AND they're super flattering...you might not wear them every year, but this spring and summer they'll be a game-changing MUST. 

Fashion Union Blue Side Stripe Trouser, $44.72, available at Fashion Union.
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The Floral Blazer — The wonky weather between spring and summer can make finding an easy topper next to impossible. Skip the hunt and stash a fun floral blazer in your arsenal, to wear over dresses, boyfriend jeans, you name it.  

Zara Lace Blazer, $99.90, available at Zara.
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The Photo-Print Swimsuit — A beautiful sunset is hard to compete with, but try, with a photo-print swimsuit. We recommend checking out We Are Handsome first for their extensive (and beautiful!) selection.

We Are Handsome The Lover Corset Bikini, $262, available at Coggles.
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The Boudoir Dress — The little white dress is a staple, but the sexy, sheer, lingerie-inspired white dress is something else entirely. We love the idea of pairing a longer negligee with a tough jacket and flat oxfords.

Timo Weiland Tennessee Dress, $528, available at Barneys.
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The Sexy-Back Tank — You might hate leaving, but people will love watching you go… when you're wearing this cut-out back tank, that is.

Nasty Gal Laced Tank, $48, available at Nasty Gal.
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The Graphic Cinch-Waist Dress — Keep cinched A-line dresses from feeling too saccharine with a bold, over-the-top print. We love these hatched polka dots from Dusen Dusen.

Dusen Dusen Tennis Dots Dress, $176, available at Need Supply.
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The Patterned Skinny Jean — With all the great patterned jeans on the market, a pair of plain skinnies just feels boring. Go graphic, colorful, or both at once, as in the case of this killer pair from 7 for All Mankind.

7 For All Mankind Second Skin Legging in Garden Party, $189, available at 7 For All Mankind..
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The Mirror Print Skirt — Patterns upon patterns have literally taken over the fashion world — and probably your closet, too. But believe us, there's still room in there for this fabulous mirror print skirt, which happens to be on trend AND timeless. With just a white tank or T-shirt, it wins.  

Stella McCartney Hawaiian Print Midi Skirt, $1,055, available at Net-a-Porter.
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The Spunky Espadrille — You'll never hand in your heels, but occasionally, a girl craves comfort from the ground up, and there's no way time to snag your share than with spring's spunky espadrille. In a poppy print, these babies offer a major statement that's easy on the pinky toes. 

Castañer Polka Dotted Espadrille Wedges, $150, available at Browns Fashion.
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The Shrunken Sweater — You'll find that a marled, beautifully knit sweater with a shrunken fit will find its way into nearly every outfit combination you can dream up.

Carven Melange-Knit Sweater, $286, available at Matches.
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The Slim Silk Trouser — Sexy, chic, and sophisticated, the slim silk trouser has that magical ability to go from work to play to party, all in one blink of an eye. It's a game-changer AND our new spring indulgence. 

3.1 Phillip Lim Lightflash Print Front Zipper Silk Trousers, $450, available at Phillip Lim.
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The Kooky Clutch — We'll never say "no" to a spare and sleek Céline clutch, but occasionally, a girl wants to "express" herself, and this spring, there's no better way to do it than by grabbing a clutch with some extra pizazz. 

Marni PVC Clutch, $295, available at Marni.
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The Fashion Backpack — Admit it: You said a few years back that you would never (ever!) wear a backpack again. Well, time to eat your words because spring's coolest carryall marries high school with high fashion — to great effect. 

Nasir Mazhar Backpack, $493.96, available at Colette.
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The Long Vest — Layered on as a not-so-cliché light jacket, the long vest is this season's ultimate wardrobe game-changer...you might even invest in more than one (we plan to!). 

Co-Te Rever Long Waistcoat, $612.73, available at Harvey Nichols.
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The Wedge Sneaker — We know we'll win you over yet! A wedge sneaker marries both comfort and style in the best of ways.

See by Chloé Sport Wedge Sneaker, $394, available at Solestruck.
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The Mammoth Palazzo Pant — One word: Gorgeous. Two words: Be daring!

Leifsdottir Manipur Palazzos, $148, available at Anthropologie.
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.The Cheeky Button-Down — The classic menswear button-down is always a wardrobe staple, but this spring, we're pining for a top with a touch more whimsy.

Equipment Signature Color Blocked Blouse, $218, available at Need Supply.
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The Statement Sunglasses — If you invest in only one thing as the seasons turn, make it a fabulous pair of glamour sunnies. In a bright color or bold shape, specs like these Karen Walker Iris shades are an instant shot of awesome. 

Karen Walker Iris Sunglasses, $285.30, available at Karen Walker.
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The Psychedelic Bustier — Trust us: This piece will become your staple at all the music festivals you'll go to this year.

Shakuhachi Printed Bustier, $132, available at Free People.
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