Spring 2013 Trend: Cool Blues

Spring is right around the corner and we're looking forward to sunny skies, beach weather and colorful clothing as seen in abundance on the runways. A popular shade for both men and women, icy blues, aqua tones and inky navy hues were prominent this season. Read on for some great additions to your spring wardrobe.

What better way to celebrate the year of the snake than with a classic snakeskin pump by Manolo Blahnik. The iridescent, shimmery snakeskin will work seamlessly for day or evening, while a pointy-toe and low vamp will add a leg lengthening effect.

Retire your trusty black blazer and opt for an aqua printed silk blazer by Rebecca Minkoff. The jacket features structured shoulders and a shawl-collar lapel making it versatile enough for the office or date night.

A clutch is unexpected and chic for daytime and a must for evening. This gorgeous blue crocodile clutch by Nancy Gonzalez will add luxury to any outfit and pair nicely with prints and solids. The tonal bar detail adds additional interest while the dimensions render this clutch very practical.

Diane von Furstenberg’s silk printed jumpsuit is a great alternative to a summer dress. The gradient print of this jumpsuit draws the eye to the surplice bodice and gathered elasticized waistline with a removable tie belt. This silk, faux-wrap style will flatter many shapes and show off toned and tanned arms.

Give the ancient mosaic art a modern twist in a mosaic bangle by Ippolita. Featuring shiny 18K gold, a geometric pattern is created with polished lapis, variegated turquoise, and mother-of-pearl.

This Saint Laurent animal print scarf combines our two favorite prints: animal and stripes! Featuring frayed edges, this wool and silk combo scarf will be the perfect finishing piece to many outfits all year long.

All eyes will be on your feet in these blue cage sandals by Oscar de la Renta. The intricate floral cutwork will add interest to the simplest of ensembles and provide ladylike elegance to your favorite skinny jeans.

Who doesn’t need a new pair of sunglasses? These transparent sunglasses by Dries Van Noten in cosmic blue will add an edgy, futuristic bent to your collection.

Stripes were all over the runways for spring. You will be right on trend in Burberry Brit’s textured stripe knit pullover in a cozy cotton and cashmere blend. The tonal blues will pair nicely with white bottoms or over your bathing suit and shorts for evening bonfires at the beach.

Add some bling to your phone with Valentino Garavani’s studded iPhone case in a pale, blue calf leather. This case features a fold-open design, silver-tone stud embellishment and a designer plaque detail.

 

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