If you're planning a getaway this spring, check out guest contributor Alexandra Suriano's list of wardrobe essentials that you must have!
Whether you're planning a weekend trip to a beach town in Delaware, a lake resort in New York State, a mountaintop retreat in New Hampshire or a lobster hot spot in Maine, this article will outline 7 wardrobe essentials for your perfect spring getaway away from the cold! Both Marshalls and TJ Maxx carry a high-quality designer Spring 2014 collection at an affordable price!
I had the opportunity to interview Style and Beauty Expert Carmen Ordonez, who has been featured in The New York Times, People StyleWatch, NBC, Fox, CNN en Espanol, Cosmopolitan for Latinas, amongst others - encouraging and empowering women through fashion. Read on for some great spring fashion tips!
1 Beaded Silk Top - Marshalls
The tribal beaded pattern on this top is great for dressing up or down. Chilly? Layer it with a simple button down cardigan or a solid blazer.
2 Cross Body Fringe Bag - TJ Maxx
This is the perfect bag to carry your travel essentials. Its neutral color makes it an easy-to-combine accessory.
3 Scalloped Cream Shorts - TJ Maxx
Particularly good for a proper spring day, Style Expert Carmen Ordonez recommends wearing them with a bright cerulean or seafoam green top to add a pop of color.
4 Designer Tan Dress - Marshalls
This classic style and form-fitting dress is perfect for a dinner date. The contrasting pop of bright yellow adds personality to this chic item!
5 Watercolor Pants (TJ Maxx)
Wide legged pants have been spotted in all the Fashion Weeks around the world! TJ Maxx's watercolor pants are a fantastic addition to your spring collection! Carmen loves them with a crop top, a proportion that works well for every height.
6 Cropped Green Moto Jacket (TJ Maxx)
While transitioning from winter to spring, this bright-colored moto jacket is perfect for layering. Cropped tops have been trending in runways, making this a must-have item for spring!
7 Black and White Soft Pants (Marshalls)
On the top of Carmen's list of spring items are printed pants. And why wouldn't they be, they are great for dressing up or down! Carmen suggests pairing these with a blazer and pointed toe pumps for a night out or dressing them down with a t-shirt and sneakers, giving a cool-girl vibe.
Check out marshallsonline.com and tjmaxx.com for store locations and grab your spring essentials now!