The Look: Seven Vibrant Ways to Elevate Your Spring Style

Brighten up your wardrobe with artsy patterns and bold hues.

Clockwise from top left:; Akris; Bloomingdales; Zara; Kirna Zabête; Neiman Marcus; Zara;

A left-brained wardrobe — think kaleidoscopic graphics and geometric textiles in bold hues your art teacher would adore — is the best way to celebrate spring. Here, seven vibrant pieces on the market now:

1. Missoni crochet-knit maxi dress, $3,880 at

2. Donald Pliner block heels, $228 at Bloomingdale’s, King of Prussia.

3. T-shirt, $26 at Zara, Rittenhouse.
(Styling note: Pair graphic pants with an art-print tee for a brazen look.)

4. Gucci high-rise pant, $1,600 at Kirna Zabête, Bryn Mawr.

5. Fendi sequin paillette shoulder bag, $2,600 at Neiman Marcus, King of Prussia.

6. Bodysuit, $50 at Zara.

7. FARIS earrings, $195 at
(Styling note: 
Funky earrings and a loud bag make even the most basic closet staples avant-garde.)

Published as “The Look: Artist in Residence” in the April 2018 issue of Philadelphia magazine.