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Styling Spring Dresses


The seasonal switch from winter to spring is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated moments of the year—it’s the ultimate breath of fresh air. And not just
for your mindset, but for your closet as well. Warmer temperatures bring an opportunity to break out those spring dresses and have fun with bright colors
and prints. Read on for tips on how to choose the perfect dress(es) for the season, along with style inspo to help you look and feel your best.

Take a cue from nature.


Perhaps inspired by blooming daffodils and lilacs,
spring’s trending hues are light and fresh. Our collection
of lavender and yellow dresses offers plenty of
one-and-done options for introducing color into your
wardrobe, whether it’s a pastel purple mini dress or
lemonade-yellow midi. Complete the look with strappy
sandals or heels, layered bracelets and a textured bag for
added intrigue.


Express Womens Dresses
Express Womens Midi and Maxi Dresses

Versatility is key.


The ideal spring dress is one that can be dressed up or
down, and layered for brisk mornings and sunny after-
noons alike—AKA one that you can get the most wear out
of. Midi and maxi dresses create a simple and stylish
base that’s easy to style for different occasions and unex-
pected weather changes. Need an outfit for the office?
You can’t go wrong with a ribbed sweater dress and loaf-
ers. Weekend plans with the girls? Throw a crewneck
sweater over a silky satin midi dress and pair with your
everyday sneakers.

Try a new approach to florals.


Naturally, colorful floral prints come to mind when you
think spring, but why not mix it up this year? A
neutral-hued floral dress is still seasonally appropriate,
but gives you even more styling possibilities. If you’re
going the polished-casual route, try layering a blazer over
a floral midi slip dress, and finishing the look with tall
boots or slingback kitten heels. Faux-leather and denim
jackets are also great options for toughening up more
dainty florals.


Express Womens Floral Dresses
Express Womens Go Western

Go west(ern).


The cowgirl core trend isn’t going anywhere (yee-haw),
and spring is a great time to lean all the way in. Light and
airy tiered maxi dresses make the perfect match for
Western boots—opt for a floaty poplin style and
accessorize with a cool silver-tipped belt. You can also
layer a denim vest or oversized jacket to pull the look
together, and finish with fringe drop earrings

Don't sleep on shirt dresses.


Remember how we said that versatility is key? That’s where
spring shirt dresses come in. With their classic design,
tailored details and variety of fabrics and prints to choose
from, you really can’t go wrong with this flattering
silhouette. Planning a warm-weather getaway? A little white
shirt dress (paired with gold jewelry and slide sandals) hits
the mark every time. Add some edge to your happy hour or
date night looks with a faux-leather shirt dress, or craft an
easy weekend ’fit by pairing a denim Portofino Shirt Dress
with sneakers and your favorite woven bag.


Express Womens Shirt Dresses