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What's New: April 1

What's New: April 1
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This week, the "What's New" section of retailers' sites ushered in themes to expect this Spring + Summer. These trending items revolved around open-toe footwear and airy clothing. Without further adieu, here are this week's highlights!

Strappy Sandals

This season's sandals feature intricate crisscrosses, colorful palettes, thick or superfine "floss" straps, and more enticing details. The strappy trend compliments 2019 dress and skirt themes including wrap, linen, and slip designs. Single strap styles remain a staple release among retailers, while the heel height of this trend ranges from kitten up to four inches.

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From left to right, The Modist Strap Heel $635, Everlane Strap Block Heel $145, Zara Strappy Sandal, Lulu's Flat Sandal $23


Organza is breathing new life into the assortment of brands like Forever 21, 7 for All Mankind, and Asos. Leaving its evening gown roots behind, the transparent material can be found constructing jackets, tops, and men's co-ord sets. Talk about a trendy upgrade!

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From left to right, Danielle Guizio Trench $310, Forever 21 Organza Shirt $28, Asos Organza Set $88, 7 for All Mankind Organza Bubble Jacket

Airy Dresses

Spring is officially here (if only the temperature would reflect that), and airy dresses are reappearing in this week's 'What's New' sections. Retailers released a slew of printed and solid color renditions, such as breezy midi dresses with wrap, spaghetti strap, or square neckline styles.

toile toile toile toile From left to right, Staud $275, Reformation $218, Anthropologie $150, Asos $43


In addition to the airy trend, smocked tops and skirts are back from the 90's with a fresher feel. You'll find a variety of puff sleeve, strapless or thin straps on top, and a-line and layered skirts on bottom, like this week's introductions from Revolve and Urban Outfitters!

colorblock colorblock colorblock colorblock From left to right, Revolve Smocked Top $36, Urban Outfiters Smock Crop Top $29, Farfetch Nicholas Smocked Skirt $348, Shopbop Smocked Skirt $260


Staying sharp in warmer weather is still a priority for the working man and woman. With brands inclduing Everlane or UntuckIt introducing cotton and linen blazer blends, these pieces are made to be breathable. You'll find women's styles crossing over into menswear, as the silhouette will often take on oversized or boyfriend structures.

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From left to right, Everlane Cotton Linen Blazer $145, J. Crew Unstructured blazer $168, Lulu's Linen Blazer $62, UnTuckIt Linen Blazer $158

Find our weekly "What's New" drop here.

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