Pink Quick! — 20 Spring Wardrobe Must-Haves That’ll Make You Blush!
Pantone announced that “greenery” was the color of the Spring 2017 season, but we beg to differ! Just picture Elle Woods clutching her beloved Chihuahua, Bruiser, while declaring, “Whoever said greenery was the new pink was seriously deluded!” The fashion landscape is rosier than ever – literally — with tops, dresses, skirts, jumpsuits, jackets, handbags, earrings, pumps, and sneakers in shades ranging from soft blush and ballet pinks to flashier fuchsia and flamingo shades. Think the color pink is intrinsically dainty? Then these 20 pieces might just make you reconsider and recognize the shade’s potential to infuse some edginess, quirkiness, spunk, and cheeky, unabashed fun into your look.
Charlotte Olympia Daisy 85 Court Shoes, $725. Available at US.CharlotteOlympia.com
You don’t have to be Drew Barrymore to appreciate the charm of these suede pumps, part of Charlotte Olympia’s Spring 2017 collection, which was inspired by a secret garden and hence features daisy blossom, bumblebee, and ladybug details.
Warehouse Tie-Strap Bardot Top, $52. Available at Warehouse-London.com
Brigitte Bardot popularized off-the-shoulder silhouettes in the ’50s and ’60s. Half a century later, women are once again flaunting their shoulders, this time in colorful blouses with modern design accents like the tie straps adorning the bell-shaped cuffs of this long-sleeved, bubblegum pink top.
Sequin Jewelry Moorish Fuchsia Medium Bangle Bracelet, $38. Available at Sequin-NYC.com
Want to feel as regal as Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco? Start by adding some accents to your outfit that nod to Marrakech’s rich architectural history such as this bright honeysuckle pink bangle with intricate gold-toned detailing.
J. Crew Lady Peplum Jacket in Neon Fuchsia Tweed, $198. Available at JCrew.com
Do you associate tweed with stuffy college professors’ jackets, replete with elbow patches? Or do you perhaps picture a Lucille Bluth type of woman with her ladies-who-lunch lifestyle, jeweled brooches, ubiquitous pearl necklaces, and Martini-fueled utterances? Well, it’s time for a mindset shift! With its neon pink color and playful peplum hem, this neckline is anything but fusty! Wear it with close-fitting jeans and stilettos for a look that’s feminine but youthful.
Kate Spade Whimsies T-Rex Crossbody, $378. Available at KateSpade.com
When it comes to their cuteness quotient, even Toy Story‘s Rex can’t hold a candle to this fellow dinosaur! This cheeky, stud-adorned, pink leather crossbody bag — measuring 8.6″ in height, 10.9″ in width, and 4/1″ in depth — is basically the grown-up version of a stuffed animal backpack. And who can’t appreciate that?
Rebecca Taylor Arella Midi Dress, $875. Available at RebeccaTaylor.com
Made of a textured cotton lace, this romantic sleeveless dress fits close to the body and features stitch detailing to reveal a touch of skin. The ruffled trim along the lower half of the skirt, meanwhile, gives the design a coquettish feel.
Oscar de la Renta Cabochon Pearl Drop Clip Earrings, $350. Available at NeimanMarcus.com
From their dynamic shape to their dangling perl accents, these earrings exude the type of exuberant energy we associate with star-shaped piñatas, and yet the use of pale pink cabochon crystals adds a delicate quality so that the end result is as elegant as posh as it is playful.
Miu Miu Metallic Leather-Trimmed Satin Platform Sandals, $890. Available at Net-a-Porter.com
Groove is in the heart (and the feet!) when you rock these Miu Miu sandals, featuring pastel pink satin uppers with gold leather trim, a traditional T-bar silhouette, and a curved 5.5″ heel with a 1.5″ platform.
Sam Edelman Mia Tote Bag, $198. Available at SamEdelman.com
Its briefcase-inspired shape and top flap may nod to a business chic dress code, but the Mia bag’s bold pink shade and printed scarf embellishment lend it a decidedly Bohemian attitude.
Alpha Industries L-2B Scout Flight Jacket, $135. Available at AlphaIndustries.com
Bomber jackets are a must-have this season, so why not steer away from the standard black, navy, and Army green shades and instead opt for a mauve-ish rose bumber?
Baublebar Jubilee Druzy Bracelet, $28. Available at Baublebar.com
The epoxy stone at the center of this darling cuff bracelet imitates the beauty of authentic druzy stones, which are created when fine crystals coat a rock’s surface, creating a glittering effect.
Fenty Puma by Rihanna Bow Women’s Slide Sandals, $90. Available at US.Puma.com
Just like her fur slides and suede creepers, Rihanna’s new footwear design for her Fenty Puma line, these sporty slide sandals with satin-trimmed uppers and coquettish bow details, are poised to sell out STAT.
Ted Baker London Aillaa Wool Wrap Over Cape, $369. Available at TedBaker.com
You’ll feel like a fashion superhero in this fuchsia cape, which features an elegant wrap-over design and a roomy draped silhouette.
Lulu Frost Tuileries Earrings, $238. Available at LuluFrost.com
These glamorous Lulu Frost earrings feature blush pink pearls arranged into a three-pronged shape reminiscent of an upside-down fleur-de-lis.
Zara Frilled Top, $49.90. Available at Zara.com
The Spring 2017 runways saw more ruffles than a stage overrun by a flamenco dance company. These undulating trimmings, however, didn’t just adorn skirt flounces, but they appeared in unexpected places, adorning the front yokes of blouses, wrapping around the biceps on sweaters, running down the length of long-sleeved shirts and jackets, and cascading down the sides of otherwise structured pencil skirts. Get your thrills with the frills on this Zara shirt!
Ranjana Khan Flower Hoop Earrings, $375. Available at Revolve.com
These earrings are major — and that’s not just a euphemism in this case since these flamboyant hoops measure 4.5″ in length! Each open hoop frame is wrapped in pink raffia for a tropical feel, while its lower edge is embellished with textiles manipulated to resemble petals, clustered threads that fan out above prong-set glass stones, and boisterous pom-pom accents, while the stud portion features a cluster of buttons and beads arranged so as to resemble a tiny blossom.
Dorateymur Turbojet Loafer Heels, $485. Available at OpeningCeremony.com
With their metallic pink leather uppers, exaggerated tongue, chunky block heel, and square toe, these loafers are anything but preppy or conventional.
Circus by Sam Edelman 51mm Ombre Sunglasses, $40. Available at Shop.Nordstrom.com
Could a playfully pink set of shades make your world view a bit rosier? Well, it can’t hurt!
Elizabeth Cole Large Cockatoo Earrings, $238. Available at BananaRepublic.Gap.com
Remember the sequined emerald green Gucci dress with the parrot accents at the shoulders that Nicole Kidman wore to the 2017 SAG Awards? Well, it seems Gucci’s Alessandro Michele isn’t the only designer taking a flight of fancy! Elizabeth Cole designer Stephanie Owen is also inviting women to embark on an avian adventure with these 4″-long cockatoo-shaped earrings, carefully crafted using Swarovski crystals and glass stones
Nasty Gal Floral Lazer Cut Cowboy Boot, $100. Available at NastyGal.com
You don’t need to dosey-do to rock these joyful cowboy boots, featuring embroidered floral details, sturdy block heels, and laser-cut radial patterns adorning their shafts.