April 02, 2024

Freshen Up Your April Style with Rachel Zoe's Favorite Trends

Wondering what’s trending this month? As always, Rachel Zoe has got you covered! Our CURATEUR-in-Chief is a lifelong fashion enthusiast with two decades of experience working in the industry, so she stays on top of what’s in, what’s out, and what to watch out for next.

For April, it’s all about the combination of strength and softness. With spring fully in bloom, creating lighter and brighter looks—whether through your wardrobe or your makeup routine—always feels fresh. In terms of colors and motifs, look to nature for the biggest inspiration.

Curious to learn more? Rachel is breaking down 4 of the trends she thinks will be big in April (and all spring long), plus how to try out each one with items from The Shoppe! Read on for the full scoop and get inspired for a seriously stylish month ahead.

Animal Forms


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“There is no design house as synonymous with animal forms as Schiaparelli, but you don’t have to wear a giant gold lobster around your neck to try this jewelry trend! I have seen recent, more subtle examples on the runways for Loewe, Chloe, and Balmain and I think a great place to start is this pair of lion head earrings. They are small in scale but such a unique alternative to a simple hoop or stud. They’re a conversation starter!”

Block Heels


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“Good news for your feet: Block heels are back in a big way this season and they’re a great way to add some height and still feel comfortable and stable. I love the Bethany heels because they come in a few shades that feel so fresh. They will instantly elevate even your simplest outfits this season.”

Glossy Skin


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“Pat McGrath’s glossy, doll-like makeup for Maison Margiela made us all want to have super luminous skin this spring! For a less editorial and more everyday look, finish off your skincare prep with a glowy face oil. You can stop there or add a little color with cream-based products to keep everything dewy.”

Voluminous Sleeves


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“Statement sleeves showed up on so many major runways recently (like Gucci, Carolina Herrera, and Ulla Johnson to name a few), so now we are seeing ready-to-wear versions that feel more doable for everyday—while still adding a little drama. This dress has the perfect amount of volume, plus this poppy color is also such a huge trend.”

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