Fresh Looks for Spring

Regardless of your personal tastes in fashion, every woman is sure to find something she loves in spring’s style lineup. The classics are revamped for a more modern sophistication, according to Arlene Goldstein, fashion director and vice president of trend merchandising for Belk Inc.

Four styles stand out this year and can be worn whether you’re shopping with your girlfriends at North Hills or going out on the town with your man in tow. Here’s a guide to wear by for spring and summer outfits:

Walk the Line.

Geometry gets fashionable with these shape-driven looks. Sculptured silhouettes and eclectic extras offer creative patterns for a bold, dramatic style.
High Fashion IQ: hipness and attitude equals hiptitude

French Connection Blue Moon one-shoulder dress, $198; Erica Lyons silver cuff bracelet, $30; Guess Tablet heel with zipper back in natural leather, $130; Blinde Come Clean polarized sunglasses, $415; sterling silver paua shell earrings accented with peridots, $165, from Jolly’s



Nouveau Coco.

Classic feminine touches define this chic style with elegant and simple silhouettes. The key is mix mastering one simple piece.
High Fashion IQ: platforms, chainbags and new pearl options

Sophie Max Lucca black jumpsuit, $118; Erica Lyons necklace, $45


In the Garden.

Floral motifs are in full bloom and define this flirty style. Mixing vintage denim with something new like ruffles creates the perfect iconic look.
High Fashion IQ: textiles like poplins, swiss dots and chambrays

MM Couture Miss Me floral mini dress, $98; New Directions leather fringe necklace, $20; Jessica Simpson Jee-Jee sandal, $69

Lilly Pulitzer Linda Marie dress in daiquiri pink, $348; Lilly Pulitzer Better Than Gold wedge in gold metallic, $198

Jessica Simpson Acadia black patent pump, $79; Jessica Simpson Jee-Jee sandal, $69; Jessica Simpson studded open-toe heels in black, $89



Globally inspired, these wardrobe choices offer rich textures, exotic prints and tribal embellishments. Neutral and spice tones mingle well with bright colors.
High Fashion IQ: tie dye, plaid and animal patterns


Jones New York Sport belted jacket in python print, $119; pants, $59; Vince Camuto Laylo wedge in Natural Combo Multi Lizard, $89; Kerry Catherine Jewelry’s 18 karat gold, natural 8-carat Arizona peridot and diamond ring, $3,285; 18 karat gold, green tourmaline watermelon slice cut gemstone earrings from the Organique collection, $568; natural peridot Briolette necklace with 228 carats, $1,389; Salta Corsa sunglasses, $425


From Rafaella Form + Function, polka dot topper, $86; shell, $36; belted pant, $58; New Directions Marcy pump in fuchsia, $49, Blinde 88 special black polarized sunglasses, $285

Anne Klein Sedona snap-front poplin shirt, $59; button-front Tundra slim skirt, $89; Erica Lyons gold bangle bracelet, $28; Erica Lyons gold necklace, $30; Andre Assous Anaconda embossed espadrille, $159; Brahmin Harbor Starlet handbag in pecan, $245; Jolly’s Jewelers sterling silver paua shell earrings with citrines, $125

Chetta B belted geometric dress, $108; Jessica Simpson studded open-toe heels in black, $89

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