Pretty Pastel Picks for Spring

March 1, 2013 by  
Filed under Fashion Tips & Finds

The one trend I’m super excited about for spring is pastels! Ever since I was little, any shade of pastel would quickly remind me that spring was right around the corner.  My mom would buy me pretty dresses and accessories in all sorts of pastel shades and I loved it!  Not much has changed since then, accept that now I buy my own dresses and sometimes I let my mom borrow them!   I love how sweet pastel shades have a very feminine, laid-back feel making it a really easy color to incorporate into just about any outfit. Better yet, the low key vibe of pastels also make it easy to mix and match with lots of other colors and trends..

I started wearing my pastels a little early this season and as seen here I chose to match it up with my favorite pair of Mossimo colored skinny jeans, Prabal Gurung for Target heels (that really compliment the freshness of pastels), a simple white button down, a pastel pink ring and clutch .  But I’ve also had great results with a chambray button down and brown flats.  Pastels  really are easy to wear in tons of different ways and they have definitely added a cheery dose of color to my cooler weather tops.  Check out some of my favorite pastel pieces from Target and how I plan on incorporating  pastels into my wardrobe this season for day and night.


Mossimo Dolman Sleeve Tee – $8 | Mossimo Colored Skinny Jeans– $27.99 | Mossimo Boyfriend Jacket – $29.99 | Bead Cluster Necklace – $20.98 | Prabal Gurung for Target heels – $39.99 | Envelope Cross Body Clutch – $19.99 |

If paired with the right pieces pastels can be worn as the neutral color in your outfit. I’m going to incorporate easy pieces like  this dolman sleeve tee and pastel skinny jeans that can be built up with blazers and cardigans.  Feminine colors like these pop when worn with black or brown shoes and bags giving you more options to play with.


Sleeveless Peplum Dress  – $27.99 | Prabal Gurung for Target  Clutch$34.99 | Merona Skinny Belt – $12.99 | Prabal Gurung for Target Heels – $39.99 | Crystal Bib Necklace – $34.99

For evening, pastels mean fun and I plan on pairing them with with sequins, animal prints and  a little black leather for an edgy finishing touch.


One of my favorite and easiest ways to add pastel shades to my wardrobe has always been with accessories like scarfs, belts, handbags and even shoes.  I plan on adding pastel belts to my little black dresses and a structured jacket.  Not only will it give my little black dress extra style but it will also emphasize my waist and that’s my go – to accessory for a slimming and detailed effect.

La Mer Watch – $39.99 | Loop Scarf – $14.99 | Pastel Nail Polish – $7.79 | Studded Belt – $14.99 | Crossbody Handbag – $19.99 | Hidden Wedge Flats – $22.99

It’s Time for Springtime.  No matter which way you to decide to add pastels, Target makes it super easy and affordable to incorporate the pastels trend into your wardrobe.

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Target via Glam Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Target.

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