Sydney’s Spring Must-Haves

The Daybook blogger shares what’s on her shopping list.

The Classic Trench
The Classic Trench

There’s really not a time when this isn’t a good item to have in your closet. Tulle single-breasted trench, $49.99 at Piperlime.

White-on-White
White-on-White

I’m a big fan of the white-on-white look right now. But when that gets to be too high-maintenance, a great pair of white jeans looks fresh and light no matter top what you’re wearing. Skinny jeans, $44.50 at American Eagle.

Bright Bags
Bright Bags

The best way to brighten up a neutral outfit. Bonus points for neon! Blazing Trails saddlebag, $65 at Tobi.

Simple Sandals
Simple Sandals

The simpler the design, the more things you can wear them with. Plaited jelly sandal, $49.90 at Zara.

Hot Pink Lipstick
Hot Pink Lipstick

Wearing this color may feel daring, but it would look lovely paired with a sundress at a backyard dinner party. Nars Schiap lipstick, $24 at Sephora.

Sporty Shoes
Sporty Shoes

Tennis shoes with jeans is always a no-no in my book, but when you’re a sporty mood—think shorts and a colorful windbreaker—these shoes will do the trick. Nike racing sneaker, $85 at Urban Outfitters.

Pendant Necklace
Pendant Necklace

A simple statement piece that goes with pretty much everything. Farmland pendant necklace, $35 at Madewell.

Stripes
Stripes

I really don’t care what season it is—stripes are always a good thing. Striped dress, $59 at Dorothy Perkins.

Dangly Earrings
Dangly Earrings

They’re ba-aack! Vince Camuto horn earrings, $32 at Macy’s.

Leather Jackets
Leather Jackets

To toughen up your look on a cooler evening. Biker jacket, $90.90 at Asos.

Retro Sunglasses
Retro Sunglasses

They’re fun to wear and can be a surprisingly flattering statement accessory. Vince Camuto cat-eye sunglasses, $65 at Nordstrom.

Clear-Heeled Shoes
Clear-Heeled Shoes

For days when you want to showcase your overworked but glamorous inner Cinderella. Court shoe, $129 at Zara.

Printed Button-Ups
Printed Button-Ups

Because pattern mixing is here to stay. Elephant-print shirt, $63.63 at Asos.

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