Seasonal Swaps! 3 Editors Prep Their Wardrobes For Spring



We're getting there guys – the down jackets have been packed away, our scarves are now more accessory than obligatory, and our wool tights — just an itchy memory. Yes, spring is on its way. So we tapped three of our editors to find out how they prep their closets for the warmer months. From beanies to baseball caps, sweaters to T-shirts, these seasonal swaps make way for one chic spring. Rainboots and umbrellas not required.

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Annie Georgia Greenberg, New York editor
"Coats were the one thing my parents would always buy me when we went shopping together — they're just so practical. Flash forward years later and it's the singular item (albeit in many lengths, weights, styles, and colors) that jams up half my closet. I have an engrained love for a stand-out topper. That said, rotating out lighter blazers and fun, patterned jackets for the spring is a huge closet cleaner and wardrobe refresher for me. I get to keep the same vibe of my beloved outfits, just subtract the bulk."

Left: Reiss coat, Topshop sweater, Honor pants, Jimmy Choo shoes.
Right: Marissa Webb blazer.


Styled by Mayte Allende, Hair and Makeup by Tiffany Patton
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"Slowly but surely, hats are becoming an inextricable wardrobe staple. This winter, the beanie was my BFF, but (apologies) it's time for a seasonal friendship sabbatical. So I'm saying, 'See ya later!' and 'Hello!' to the baseball hat. It instantly funks up any look from sporty to feminine, and it's a bad-hair day cure-all to boot. Make new friends, but keep the old, right?"

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Left: Camilla and Marc dress, ASOS beanie, Erickson Beamon earrings, Prada heels.
Right: Surface To Air baseball hat.
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Connie Wang, senior global editor
"My closet space is microscopic, so my clothes really need to be able to be all-weather, all-season appropriate. I rely on a collection of printed tees and light jackets (that I can even wear indoors in chilly offices if need be!), but when the weather finally starts getting warmer, I'm out of my patterned pants and into a pair of textured shorts faster than you can say, 'Is it spring yet?' I love how dressed-up a pair of mid-rise, trouser-front shorts in a stiffer fabric can be."

Left: AllSaints trench, Alternative Apparel T-Shirt, Tibi pants, Del Toro slippers, Bauble Bar Cuff.
Right: Sandro shorts.
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"I'm all about layering, and in the wintertime, you'll rarely find me out of a button-up shirt. I wear them underneath sweater dresses all the time. For April, it's still too chilly to be doing a spaghetti-strap, so I use it as an opportunity to do some fun springtime layering with a great sundress and my trusty button-up. Ditch the tights though — you don't need 'em in this weather!"

Left: Autumn Cashmere dress.
Right: Rebecca Minkoff dress.
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Willow Lindley, assistant fashion editor
"I love a black bootie as much as the next girl, but they can come to feel awfully clunky by May. An easy switch? A fun, pre-sandal-season sneaker that can get you around town as comfortably as your favorite boot. You'll look just as polished, but weather-appropriate. Trust me, it'll put just the right amount of spring in your step, if you know what I mean."

Left: Marni jacket, Autumn Cashmere sweater, Won Hundred shirt, Uniqlo jeans, Rag & Bone boots.
Right: Suno sneakers.
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"Sweater weather is why I often look forward to fall, but by this time of year I'm definitely ready to stash all the warm coverups that got me through New York's harsh winter into the deepest, darkest corners of my closet. This swap couldn't be easier. All your favorite outfits will match just as well with a printed T-shirt as your colorful cardis, and you'll be able to let your arms out to play (and maybe even catch a few rays, if you're lucky)."

Left: Topshop sweater, Topshop skirt, Converse shoes, Bauble Bar necklace, Coach bag.
Right: Club Monaco top.


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