February 19, 2020

Trend Report: Spring 2020 Essentials

There's no time like the advent of a new season to champion new trends, and for Spring 2020 there is an abundance of options. What starts on the runways trickles into magazine editorials, street style, the feeds of influencers and finally, into stores. By the time the season actually arrives, there is plenty of inspiration when it comes to incorporating key trends into your wardrobe, but more importantly, it's far easier to ascertain which trends have real staying power and wearability. 

Here, culling tricks from the well-heeled street style set, we're sharing our favorite trends for Spring 2020 and how to wear them. Consider this your crib sheet for the season's essentials. The best part? We've also packaged them neatly into the Spring 2020 edition of Box of Style, so as a member, you'll receive each piece in time to hit the streets looking as glamorous as you feel. 

The New Sunglasses Silhouette

Granted it is difficult to reinvent the wheel completely, sunglasses by definition have to shield your eyes from the sun, but you'd be sorely mistaken if you overlooked the subtle variations that reach peak fashion status each season. The mini sunglasses trend, made popular by the likes of Bella Hadid, have given way to more substantial silhouettes for 2020. The look of the moment is a slightly oversized square shape, complete with a dark lens. All the better to convey a 'Do Not Disturb' vibe we thoroughly appreciate, particularly on a busy Monday morning. 

Shop The Trend: DIFF Eyewear Bella Sunglasses, Retails at $85


Chain Gang Jewelry 

Coin necklaces and dainty, multi-layered strands are taking a back seat in favor of more substantial chain-link styles. Whether you follow suit with a tiered chain-link earring, classic chain necklace or a polished chain-link bracelet, the result is considered, confident and achingly modern. 

Shop The Trend: Bayou With Love Chain Bracelet, Retails at $195


Camel Carryall

When it comes to a versatile bag, the old standby is typically black, but with warmer temperatures (and lighter colors) around the corner, spring calls for a less sombre shade. Whether you're pairing it with a printed lightweight jacket, or a voluminous white cotton dress, a camel purse is the perfect transitional bag color. Plus the shape du jour is far roomier than the mini bags of seasons pasts, which means you can fit all of your everyday essentials and then some. 

Shop The Trend: Shiraleah Arden Tote, Retails at $74

Sleek Strands 

Air-dried styles are great in the carefree summer months, but spring typically calls for a more polished look. Whether you're sporting a sleek blowout or a neat low ponytail, your strands need to be hydrated and manageable, which is where a moisturizing cream comes in handy. Smooth it through damp locks pre heat-styling to lock in shine, or use it to hydrate your ends whenever they're getting a little straw-like. The result will imbue any outfit with extra glamour. 

Shop The Trend: R + Co Waterfall Moisture + Shine Lotion, Retails at $29

Barely-There Makeup

Gone are the days of heavy foundation and contouring. For Spring 2020, the freshest beauty looks featured gleaming, fresh skin, groomed brows and naturally rosy lips. Jumpstart your skincare routine by incorporating a toner to help speed up skins' natural renewal process, revealing a healthier complexion that needs minimal makeup. Finish with a groomed brow and a subtle lip tint. 

Shop The Trend: Erno Laszlo Hydraphel Skin Supplement, Retails at $60

All products are available in the Spring 2020 Box of Style here

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