Investing in classic staples makes transitioning your wardrobe to the next season almost effortless.

McKinney Online - Style File March 2014

Dress up your favorite winter sweater or spring button up and jeans with a floral statement necklace.

 

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McKinney Online - Style File March 2014

Choose a top and skirt that are cohesive enough to read as a dress, but can be mixed with other pieces in your closet. Wear these now with jewel tones and dark neutrals like navy or black. As it warms up, brighten the colors and add strappy sandals.

 

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McKinney Online - Style File March 2014

If you have great basics already, add a pop of the 2014 color of the year to your wardrobe. Radiant orchid goes well with all skin tones and hair colors. Pair this top with navy and black to finish out winter, then move toward whites and grays as we head into spring.

 

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About the author: Caitlin Skidmore lives in McKinney with her husband and writes a life & style blog about wardrobe remixing, greaterthanrubies.net.