There are many things you need as winter falls away and spring comes roaring in. A lot of the spring apparel necessities come with the assumption of rain (April showers and all) but there will be days when the sun will shine and you can take advantage of temperatures that don’t require education in layering.
It’s a pretty simple checklist, but investing in these will keep you dry, stylish, and ready for spring.
It should go without saying that in the spring, you need a raincoat. Get one that doesn’t just keep you dry, but still looks good with whatever you’re wearing. Don’t let a little rain dampen your style.
Blocktech Convertible Collar CoAT, $79.90 at Uniqlo
Stutterheim Mosebacke Raincoat, $295 at Barney’s New York
I know I’ve said this before, but I’ll say it again. You need a classic leather jacket. It’s something to throw on top of any outfit and instantly enhance it. It also, obviously, keeps you warm on those days when you may have overestimated just how warm 55 degrees is.
Leather Biker Jacket, $473 at GAP
Remy Leather Jacket, $1,099 at Annie Bing
I’m not normally a rain boot person, so I opt for ones that don’t look too rain-booty. But sometimes, you need all the rubberized waterproofing you can get.
The Rain Boot, $75 at Everlane
Bogs Sauvie Slip-On Boot, $94.95 at Zappos
Finally, it’s getting warm enough that you don’t need to keep your feet suffocating in boots. A nice, classic pair of sneakers will last you through spring and into summer, and look good doing it.
The Royale Reverse Knit, $99 at GREATS
adidas Originals NMD R1, $69.99 at Foot Locker
Having a quality, comfortable t-shirt in your rotation is a basic you shouldn’t leave to 4-packs from bulk stores. Invest in a t-shirt that will look good with jeans, under blazers, or tied up with skirts.
Women's Fitted Crew, $28 at Known Supply
Yarn Spun Tee, $25 at Bonobos
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