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What’s In and Out in Fashion This Season

We give you what's hot—and what's not—in spring fashion this year.

Graphic prints are big—and a cinch with L.A.M.B.’s Brighton coat. It’s $385 in Savvy at Nordstrom at Tysons Corner Center andWestfield/Montgomery Mall.

High-waisted, full-leg pants are figure-flattering on most women. Dolce & Gabbana’s white cuff pant is $425 at Saks Fifth Avenue in Chevy Chase and Tysons Galleria.

Citrus-colored accessories add zest. Cole Haan’s snakeskin clutch ($425) and slingbacks ($375) are at Bloomingdale’s in Chevy Chase; the shoes only are at Bloomingdale’s, Tysons Corner Center.

Update a neutral outfit with a burst of bright color. This Madison Marcus silk top is $242 at Barneys Co-Op in Chevy Chase and Georgetown.

Dressy shorts are on spring’s short list. This pair from Marc by Marc Jacobs is $168 at Neiman Marcus in Tysons Galleria.

Jazz up a suit with a shoe that has a great heel. This Prada peep-toe is $590 at Saks Fifth Avenue.

Baby dolls are out, high-waisted dresses in. This Diane von Furstenberg is $425 at Barneys Co-Op in Chevy Chase and Georgetown.


High-wasted, full-leg pants

Showing shape with a waisted dress or full skirt

Large graphic prints

Statement or "art" heels

Dressy shorts

Sheer, layered pieces

Citrus colors

Referencing other decades

Dressy, dark denim




Anything bohemian


Baby-doll dresses


Overtly sexy items

Black or gray from head to toe

Wearing what you wore in other decades

Skinny, faded, or ripped jeans 

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