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9 Fashion Must-Haves for Spring from Winnipeg Shops

Spring 2020 calls for a surge of spots, breezy brights, sweet layers and a touch of utilitarian practicality.

Spot the dots

Lennard Taylor dressWe’re seeing spots this season, as the fun, flirty print becomes a spring go-to. Local designer Lennard Taylor plays off the classic polka dot with this black A-line cotton dress sporting hand-painted “bubbles” ($300).

Joseph Ribkoff Skirt Investment Pieces

For a classic take on polka dots, pick up the black and white pleated polyester skirt by Joseph Ribkoff at Investment Pieces ($169).

Safari Savvy

Frame blouse DanaliDesigners are taking inspiration from utilitarian duds this season, and subtle touches elevate staple pieces like this silk olive green blouse with shoulder tab detail by Fame, available at Danali ($354).

Safari bag BoesThis straw weave tote with a vegan leather handle and removable cross-body strap from local chain Boes marries style and practicality ($79).

Tiers of Joy

Gentle Fawn dress Loka BoutiqueCascading layers evoke the fancy-free feeling of spring. This soft and flattering navy mini dress with an elasticized waist from Gentle Fawn is available at Academy Road favourite, Loka Boutique ($118).

She + Sky dress Mad About StyleAt Mad About Style, a She + Sky tiered pink maxi dress with square neckline detail is the ultimate party dress with ease ($95).

Fluoro Fanatic

Bernie Mev wedge heels The Closet ChickEye-grabbing flourescents are hot for spring. Kick your heels up a notch with bright hand-woven wedges by Bernie Mev from The Closet Chick ($62.50).

Frnch bomber jacket October BoutiqueA chartreuse brocade-style bomber jacket by Frnch embodies luxe streetwear. Find it at October Boutique ($194).

Clutches from AeviTop off any outfit with a pop of colour and flourescent fun. Neon-bright clutch bags with chevron stitching are found at Aevi ($80 each).