Style alert: European spring chic

August 31, 2016

European women understand spring chic. From flowing fabrics to relaxed ripped denim they know exactly how to style their outfit.

With endless options available to us it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Every corner of a fashion store is filled with different styles; florals,urban chic, denim and plaid. Where do we start and what will suit our personal style?

Secret is, you need to stick to a few simple rules. European spring chic is easier to master than you may think!

Invest in statement accessories

Dressing chic means looking clean and polished. The great thing about wearing basics is there are no limits to accessories! Statement pieces look incredible over a simple base with a neutral colour palette. Don’t be afraid to go out of your comfort zone, the chunkier the necklace, the better!

Nordic statement necklace

 

Nordic statement necklace by natalia-webster featuring a button front shirt


Pick no more than three colours at a time

This is my favourite fashion rule. Why? Because it’s incredibly easy and you can never go wrong. Picking just three colours creates a polished look that’s effortless and chic. Even if you’re mixing patterns or prints—as long you keep to three colours, it will seem intentional. This could even include a bright lipstick as an additional colour! Dressing to this rule also helps narrow down your options when you’re picking outfits in a rush.

Nordic Chic three colour rule

 

Nordic Chic three colour rule by natalia-webster featuring j brand pants

Layer, layer, layer

When assembled correctly, layering is super trendy and a must in spring! With temperatures dropping in the evening, throwing on a few extra pieces will save you from the chill. In the office, add an extra layer of warmth between a button-front blouse and a jacket with a funnel-neck knit. Choose a sleeveless knit to avoid bulking up at the arms and wear it with a cropped jacket.

Layers Chic on the Run

 

Layers Chic on the Run by natalia-webster featuring a polka dot dress

Mix tailored with casual

Turn your outfit into an effortless ensemble by adding a little bit of casual flavour. Soften up your stiff office look with a scarf softly draped over your blouse. The key here is not to look perfect. Another option is to roll up your sleeves instead of buttoning them up or loosely tucking in your blouse.

Casual office chic

 

Casual office chic by natalia-webster featuring a blue double breasted coat

Embrace the classics

Easiest way to make your spring outfit look chic? Throw a blazer over it! Key classic pieces like blazers, tailored pants or a great pair of boots go a long way. Best of all, these classic pieces match easily so you never have to stress over your outfit.

Classics. Chic on the Run

 

Classics. Chic on the Run by natalia-webster featuring a blue blazer
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1 Comment

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    Kenneth Gladman

    I love that navy overcoat that is shown. It is really versatile but still classy and timeless. I think the European style dress is really coming into style at this time too. You may want to incorporate that into your wardrobe.

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