Essential #1: Leather Jacket
As much as we don't like it, we still need outearwear in April. The good news is, we get to wear much better options.
Rita Textured Leather Biker Jacket by ACNE, $1,100, available at Net-A-Porter.
Essential #2: Black Denim
We love this slim style, and the price tag will leave you with enough left over to cruise weekend trunk shows!
Always Skinny Jeans by Gap, $39.99 (originally $79.50), available at Gap.
Essential #3: Moto Boot
We don't care what season it is, these babies are a Chi-town wardrobe staple. Take good care of this pair from Frye, and they'll last forever.
Veronica Shortie Boots by Frye, $268, available at Zappos.
Essential #4: Bright Spring Bag
It is spring after all, so don't leave home without a colorful bag to complete your look and tote around all of your weekend essentials. We can't get enough of this color.
Crocodile-effect Leather Bag by DKNY, $195, available at Net-A-Porter.
Essential #5: Really, really good mascara.
Keep your eyes pretty and peeled for weekend fun. Our go-to for luxe lashes is DiorShow. What's yours?
DiorShow Mascara by Dior, $24.50, available at Sephora.