Restock your wardrobe with Spring 2015’s most trendy and comfortable items[dropcap letter=”T”]he sun is out, the ice has melted and winter finally seems to be giving way to spring. What better time to revamp your wardrobe? This season we’re looking at all things light and fresh, with cool tones, soft fabrics and comfortable footwear. Welcome back the warmer weather and longer days with these key new pieces for your closet..
Cropped for the win
Forget drainpipe skinny jeans or high-waisted pants; whether tight or loose, this spring it is all about the cropped trouser. Your ankles have been cooped up all winter – set them free and let them feel the cool, April breeze with a perfect pair of cropped pants.
Wide Pants, Nine O Nine, nineonine.co.kr, KRW 76,000
These wide pants from Korean brand Nine O Nine can be dressed up with heels and a suit jacket or dressed down with sneakers and a t-shirt for a look that’s both striking and versatile.
Striped Cropped Slacks, Modernif, modernif.co.kr, KRW 48,000
Lightweight and featuring an adjustable waistband, these pinstriped cropped slacks are perfect for a lazy spring afternoon. Pair them with a simple sweater and sneakers and you’ll be right on trend.
Denim for days
The world’s most beloved fabric made a huge comeback at the spring/summer 2015 fashion weeks around the globe; catwalks from New York to London showcased denim in all shapes, sizes and shades. Be sure to stock up on a few staple denim pieces – an absolute failsafe this spring.
Maison Scotch Oversized Denim Jacket, ASOS, asos.com, USD 176
A great denim jacket is your closet’s best friend, and this one from ASOS is close to perfect. Pair with your favorite skinnies for instant cool, or throw over a spring dress for a more feminine look.
Washed Denim Shirt, Zara, zara.com/krm, KRW 59,000
Every man needs a dependable denim shirt, whether it’s to layer over bold colors or smarten up a sweater on a chilly spring eve. We love this classic distressed shirt from Zara, a bargain investment at just KRW 59,000.
It’s all about that floral feel this season, with blossoms adorning everything from shirts and jackets to underwear and accessories. Help bring out the birds and the bees and inject a bit of life into your wardrobe with a flower-themed item or two.
Daily Flower Tie, Visburn, dodot.co.kr, KRW 12,000
Only real men wear flowers! Jazz up that boring work suit with this subtle floral tie from popular online men’s shopping retailer Visburn, currently on sale for just KRW 12,000.
Dyed Flower Backpack, Stylenanda, stylenanda.com, KRW 25,900
Be the coolest kid (or teacher) in school with this gorgeous, brightly colored floral backpack from Stylenanda, enough to help perk up any Monday morning commute to work.
Pretty in pastels
In case you haven’t noticed, pastel hues are a hit this spring. Designers around the globe are pumping out statement pieces in delicate pinks, yellows, blues, purples and greens. Go easy on the eyes this season and invest in a few pale-toned items of your own.
Cropped Zipper M to M in Baby Pink, Nine O Nine, nineonine.co.kr, KRW 68,000
Perfectly pink and heavenly soft, you won’t want to take off this adorable Nine O Nine sweater long enough to give it a wash! Side-zipper and sleeve stitching details add an extra dose of quirky-cute.
Pastel Raglan Knit, Knitted, knitted.co.kr, KRW 45,000
This creamy-yellow raglan knit jumper from famously dapper Korean men’s brand Knitted looks good enough to eat. So good, in fact, that we bet it won’t be long before your girlfriend steals it for herself.
Sore feet around the world, rejoice! This season, stiff leather and high heels are out and comfy flats are definitely in. Whether it’s a slip-on, a sneaker or a loafer, this spring’s selection of flats has your aching toes covered.
Legilini White Lace-Up Sneaker, Aldo, aldoshoeskorea.com, KRW 98,000
These white kicks will go with just about anything, and are an absolute must-have this spring. We especially love the subtle, sparkly jelly-soles, which give a nostalgic hat-tip to the warm-weather days of our childhoods.
Camouflage Slip-on, Sinsaya, storefarm.naver.com/sinsaya, KRW 26,800
The ideal partner to denim jeans and a t-shirt, these camouflage sneakers will make a simple yet versatile addition to your shoe rack this spring.
Written by Rhiannon Shepherd