Essential #1: White Pants—If you don’t have this classic staple in your closet, the beginning of spring is the perfect time to pick a pair up. We love the skinny fit of these J Brand bottoms, and think they’d be a smart addition to any warm-weather wardrobe.
J Brand High Rise Skinny Jeans, $170, available at Net-A-Porter.com and Barney’s New York, 9600 Wilshire Boulevard (between South Rodeo and South El Camino Drive); 310-275-4211.
T by Alexander Wang Classic T, $84, available at LaGarconne.com and Creatures of Comfort, 7971 Melrose Avenue (at Edinburgh Avenue); 323-655-7855.
Essential #3: Black Blazer—Whether you want to shop your closet for your fave cropped black blazer, or pick up a new one, we highly recommend you mix this modern classic with anything and everything all season long.
Lanai Blazer, $395, available at Theory, 8428 Melrose Avenue (at North Croft Avenue); 323-782-0163.
Essential #4: Suede Pointy Heels—We’re all about a pointy heel for spring, so why not pick up a pair that’s as easy on the wallet as they are on the eyes?
Aldo Woodruff Heels, $30, available at Aldo, 6801 Hollywood Boulevard (at Cherokee Avenue); 323-465-0100.
Essential #5: Canvas Cross-body Bag—The shape of this leather-and-canvas cross-body bag is ideal for carrying all your spring essentials, and the price is most certainly right, too.
Cooperative Turnlock Satchel, $69, available at Urban Outfitters, 1520 North Cahuenga Boulevard (at Sunset Boulevard); 323-555-1212.