In New York, it’s finally spring-like out and my mind has suddenly started to drift towards chambray dresses, bright colors and pastel shoes and pants. And for the first time in months I was able to get out of the house without tights and a big heavy coat. yay, spring! even though the winter hasn’t been too harsh, I’m super excited about pulling out my spring clothes from storage (it’s always a surprise) and buying new stuff. I’ve already bought 3 new pairs of sandals! For spring fashion inspiration, I was perusing the steven alan spring 2012 look book and thought how pretty and simple everything was.
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I think a lot of these pieces would be easy to find at a vintage shop, or on etsy. Here’s a few that I found just by perusing the top results.
red and white striped by Sugar Bride Vintage | gray terry striped tee by Lapine Ours Vintage | black and white stripe by A Fine Day For Sailing
Or, I think A lot of these pieces could easily be made. Especially the chambray shirt dress, blue shift dress, striped tee, or the green dress. I think the patterns could easily be whipped up by the slopers and instructions included in the Built By Wendy Dresses book. I actually am 95% finished with a shirt dress identical to the first picture that I made with the BBW book, but in a blue and white striped seersucker fabric. Maybe it’s time I finally finished it!
initial photos via steven alan