Spot the dots
We’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).
For a classic take on polka dots, pick up the black and white pleated polyester skirt by Joseph Ribkoff at Investment Pieces ($169).
Designers 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).
This 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
Cascading 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).
At Mad About Style, a She + Sky tiered pink maxi dress with square neckline detail is the ultimate party dress with ease ($95).
Eye-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).
A chartreuse brocade-style bomber jacket by Frnch embodies luxe streetwear. Find it at October Boutique ($194).
Top off any outfit with a pop of colour and flourescent fun. Neon-bright clutch bags with chevron stitching are found at Aevi ($80 each).