For spring’s sometimes-chilly weather, swap your played-out black cardigan for a breezy white cotton knit.To buy: $25, oldnavy.com.
Not so hot at mixing and matching? No one will be the wiser when you slip on this polyester dress that looks like two separate pieces, each with a different print.To buy: $35, jcp.com.
Three gold tone bracelets are held together by a ring of aquamarine charms.To buy: $20.50, bananarepublic.com.
A punch of faceted turquoise is fun and modern.To buy: $38, robertachiarella.com.
Feeling too shy for an outfit that’s full-on bright? Step lively with a pair of eye-catching patent-leather flats.To buy: $59, libbyedelman.com for stores.
The ultraviolet shade is lively and vibrant; the flowy, nonclingy cut keeps you cool.To buy: $98, macys.com for stores.
Stuff every last going-out essential in this oversize faux-leather envelope with a versatile ethnic print.To buy: $78, zappos.com.
A stack of wooden bracelets won’t compete with an intense color palette.To buy: $12.50 for six, flirtcatalog.com.
Tiny studs give these strappy faux-leather flats a touch of toughness.To buy: $22.50, charlotterusse.com for stores.
Three rows of gold-plated brass chains are more dramatic than a single strand. For even greater impact, double it up (as shown here).To buy: $99, 212-398-7363.
Amp up earthy pieces with an acid-bright cotton knit.To buy: $69, zappos.com (available mid-April).
As indulgent as a tank can get: a soft blend of Supima cotton and modal in a rich, creamy shade.To buy: $53, Chloe Rose, 415-932-6089.
Pencil skirts don’t need to be so serious. Witness this dreamy graphic print.To buy: $69.50, loft.com.
This raw-edged druzy stone is a wearable geological treasure.To buy: $99, nashelle.com.
Yes, these suede sandals are about five inches tall. But the shock-absorbing raffia-covered platforms bring them down to earth.To buy: $98, bcbg.com.
The cascading ruffles on this poppy silk blouse nicely camouflage a small chest.To buy: $88, bodenusa.com.
Add unexpected edge to a preppy look with a chain-accented leather belt.To buy: $110, roughroses.com.
A pair of crisp white jeans makes bright colors really pop.
To buy: $59.50, gap.com.
Engraved with flowers and leaves, this big metal ring has a cool vintage feel.
To buy: $40, guyandeva.com.
This affordable tie-dye canvas carryall is perfect for a day at the beach—or a day when you wish you were at the beach.
To buy: $22.50, oldnavy.com.
The half-inch wedges on these latticed faux-leather sandals give you a flattering bit of height.To buy: $39.50, ae.com.
Take an outfit from plain Jane to simply brilliant with this eclectic mix of brass, glass, agate, and quartz.To buy: $69.50, loft.com.
This slouchy modal-and-silk tank is an updated take on the good old pocket tee.
To buy: $85, net-a-porter.com.
Lo and behold! Longer skirts are finally back in style. This red-hot polyester one has a forgiving fit and a friendly price.
To buy: $20, jcp.com for stores.
Flashy bling not your thing? Try a hint of subtle tigereye.
To buy: $39, guyandeva.com.
Strappy leather wedges are easy to throw on with everything.
To buy: $150, footnotesonline.com.