The class shirt dress is a warm-weather favorite and works with every style type. Here are three great examples of how to wear the versatile shirt dress this spring.
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Our love affair with the Frye ankle boots-and-dresses combo is one that is destined to last for the long haul. It’s no secret that Frye booties and ankle boots have always been one of the most versatile and easy-to-wear shoes in any woman’s style repertoire, but when paired with our favorite spring dresses, well, the Frye ankle boot reaches a level of style that can only be categorized as iconic. It’s like those two were just destined for each other! Aww…true love!
Whether you’re rockin’ a pair of Frye Veronica Strappy ankle boots to the farmer's market, or the western-inspired Frye Reina Bootie on a brunch date with your favorite ladies, this spring is the perfect opportunity to really refine the classic pairing of Frye ankle boots and dresses.
Below, we’ve taken three Frye ankle booties and our favorite dress styles to wear with them. It doesn’t get much easier—slip into your pretty spring frock, slip into your trusty Frye boots, and voila! Effortless warm-weather style at its finest.
If variety really is the spice of life, then this season’s hottest shoe trends are destined to keep your spring and summer months extra spicy! As the weather heats up, our need for cute sandals and shoes definitely moves up on the style priority list. From metallic stacked heel sandals to easy-to-wear strappy flat sandals, the fashion footwear landscape is full of fabulous styles to complement all your warm-weather outfits.
Below are a few of our top shoe trends to wear now and well into late summer!
Easy style and all-day comfort is the name of the game when it comes to one of the season’s most sought-after sandal styles. This simple design looks great paired with mini dresses, distressed shorts and topped off with a carefree vibe.
Featured style: Sbicca Admiral
CUFFED ANKLE STRAPS
We love pairing our cuffed skinny jeans with sandals featuring a noteworthy ankle strap. This style also looks fantastic with your A-line dresses for all those spring and summer weddings and other special events!
Featured style: GX by Gwen Stefani Adams Sandal
MINIMAL FLAT SANDALS
Whether it’s paired with a bikini and cover-up or boyfriend jeans and a t-shirt, the minimal thong sandal is one of those styles that lends itself to easy grab-and-go wear every day!
Featured style: Chinese Laundry Glitterati
Give your casual looks a hint of glam with shiny metallic finishes that read like neutrals, making them super versatile for plenty of outfit pairing options.
Featured style: Dune London Jordann
Done high on a wedge or low on a slip-on sneaker, the espadrille never fails to make a major splash every summer. This classic detail is quintessential warm-weather style at its finest.
Featured style: Jessica Simpson Bristol
Go bold this season with the addition of an edgy gladiator sandal to your style repertoire. There are many different versions of this look, from low and classic to ones that go all the way up to the knee! Pair them with your favorite maxi dresses or cut-off shorts for a festival-inspired look.
Featured style: MIA Game
It’s no secret that white is one of the season’s must-have hues. A white sandal is an easy way to infuse this trend into your everyday spring looks. Try a wooden wedge with a dash of retro style done in vibrant white leather!
Featured style: Lucky Brand Lyndell
A touch of fringe gives a fun, bohemian-inspired vibe whether you’re at Coachella . Let’s not forget the always-popular ankle boot! We love pairing ours with mini summer dresses.
Featured style: Steve Madden Ponncho
We're super excited to share with you our new collaboration with our friends at People StyleWatch for this special edition of Glance picks!
This week, our guest curator is People StyleWatch Fashion Editor Kate Dimmock. Kate has handpicked great must haves for a pulled-together springtime wardrobe!
Click below to see all of her spring faves!
As we anticipate the return of spring, let’s take a look at one of the season’s top trending motifs—floral! There are lots of inventive ways to infuse a dose of floral print into your day-to-day wardrobe. From a pretty floral dress to floral-print pants, there’s something gorgeous blooming in your horizon with this forever-girly trend.
This look is a great update to the whole double denim phenomenon. By staying with a deep, dark denim in a floral print, the outfit becomes a more elevated and grown up version of a daytime classic.
A comfy and carefree way to add a pop of floral is through a floral maxi skirt. Keep the look laidback with the addition of a shrunken tee or sweater and pair with heeled sandals.
For the ultimate in feminine style, you can’t go wrong with a shift dress done in a bold floral print. This look is perfect for daytime events, lunch dates and more. Pair with lace-up sandals and a dainty crossbody bag for a gorgeous finish.
As we eagerly await spring’s official arrival, it’s a good time to take a deeper dive into the shoes and sandals that are buzzing on every style enthusiast’s radar for the warm-weather months.
Below is a quick checklist of sorts to get you acquainted with spring & summer’s most noteworthy footwear styles:
D’Orsay Flats: We love this sleek version of the flat for the office or just adding a dose of refinement to our jeans and t-shirt combos.
Featured above: Nine West Deputy
Summer Booties: Opt for something short, simple and easy to mix and match with practically everything in your closet.
Featured above: Eric Michael Ireland
Preppy Flats: Add instant polish to your style with simple, classic details like kiltie and moc toe stitching.
Featured above: Gabriella Rocha Kiltie Loafers
Espadrille Loafers: This laidback update to a timeless footwear staple is perfect paired with shorts and summer dresses.
Featured above: Soludos Smoking Slipper
Minimalist Ballerina Flats: For work or weekends, it’s hard to beat the utter versatility and feminine style of the streamlined flat.
Featured above: Nine West Mistyray
Girly Block Heels: Add a little retro vibe with this superbly walkable style.
Featured above: Dune London Mahala
T-Straps: Whether on heels or flat sandals, this simple detail instantly elevates your look.
Featured above: Kenneth Cole Reaction Ava Crave
Wedge Booties: These on-trend alternatives to heels pairs well with just about anything.
Featured above: Blowfish Byte
Sexy Mules: Rethink your heels with this structural version of the timeless mule.
Featured above: Grey City Dwyer
Ankle Straps: Ladylike straps look fabulous with knee-length skirts & dresses.
Featured above: Steve Madden Stecy
Spring is a time of renewal, a time for our personal style to bloom out of heavy winter layers and into more free-spirited, airy vibes. It also happens to be the unofficial kickoff of festival season! All those amazing outdoor music and art festivals are the perfect venues for the season’s coolest maxi dresses, rompers, gladiator sandals and other spring fashion essentials.
Below are three festival-worthy outfits from our recent spring photo shoot! Click through each image to shop the look.
Check out the video below to see these and more festival-worthy looks in action! Click to shop the items featured on each look:
Although spring is just a mere weeks away, it’s been quite a bummer to see all this arctic weather happening through most of the Midwest and East Coast lately! So, to thaw out our senses and prepare for sunnier days ahead, we’ve enlisted one of our in-house fashion connoisseurs from our Contemporary Fashion Clothing department to dish out her absolute must-haves for spring.
Enjoy and think warm, happy thoughts, dolls!