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How to Wear Lightweight Layers for Spring

I’ve always been a fan of layering and I’m talking layering for each and every season. Sure, it’s easy to throw on a cute sweater over a plaid shirt in the winter, but it gets a little trickier to layer in the warm weather months. That being said, it’s certainly not impossible. When you’re layering in the spring and summer, you want to focus on lightweight layering pieces. That’s just what we’re talking about for Moms Do Spring Style today, lightweight layers for the season at hand. And once you’ve seen what we’ve been wearing, make sure you had over to Baby Shopaholic to see what spring pieces she’s been crushin’ on!

spring kimono look

But back to those lightweight layers for spring…Flowy sleeveless tops and tanks are key pieces in my warm weather wardrobe. They’re the perfect starters for a layered look, while keeping you nice and cool if you end up needing to pop off that to layer. And the more neutral they are the better. That way I can style them a million and one different ways with any color under the sun. Take this neutral flowy sleeveless top that I’m wearing in today’s featured look for instance. It worked great under a bold spring print that I spied at a little boutique on our recent spring break vacation. I just loved the vibrant colors. Plus, lightweight kimonos make for perfect spring layering pieces!

lightweight layers

spring prints look

tassel necklace outfit

spring layers

Shop the look: sleeveless top / long kimono / tassel necklace / espadrilles / skinny jeans

Just remember, when you’re working with layers, make sure you go with a more fitted bottom like my skinny jeans. You may remember when I talked about how I scored them in a recent Stitch Fix order when I shared my moccasins spring outfit. I seriously can’t get enough of this pair of denim! And that’s how I feel about the lightweight layers that I shared here today. I have a feeling they’re going to get loads of play in the coming months! As will my espadrille slides. I always like to add a bit of height when I’m rockin’ layers if I can, but I digress.

Moms Do Spring Style

Well, there you have it…My take on lightweight layers for spring. Now go get some more spring style inspiration from our girl Trina of Baby Shopaholic! Her mixed prints game is so very strong. But before you go, make sure you enter to win our $150 Nordstrom gift card giveaway!

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  • Mandy Carter

    I love the look of kimonos and yet I have not gotten around to buying one. This one is beautiful!

    March 28, 2017 at 7:09 pm Reply
  • Stephanie Jeannot

    Your outfit is super cute. Beautiful colors. The bright hues are definitely my favorite parts of spring fashion.

    March 28, 2017 at 7:12 pm Reply
  • Lois Alter Mark

    Love that whole outfit! The colors are gorgeous, and the tassel necklace is awesome!

    March 28, 2017 at 7:22 pm Reply
  • Rebecca Bryant

    That is a cute outfit. I am trying to learn to style my capris now that the temps are rising herein FL. I really love your style.

    March 28, 2017 at 7:37 pm Reply
  • Reesa Lewandowski

    I have wondered how to wear these kimonos! I am tall too so I should give them a try!

    March 28, 2017 at 8:16 pm Reply
  • Bree

    I love your outfit! It’s so cute. I love layering during ALL seasons. Lightweight cardigans or kimonos are awesome and really add to any outfit.

    March 28, 2017 at 9:41 pm Reply
  • Claudia Krusch

    This is totally my style. I love that necklace. I need a few new pieces to add to my summer wardrobe.

    March 28, 2017 at 10:40 pm Reply
  • Emily

    Love this outfit! I am not a heels person, I break my ankle with them, but this outfit with some sandals or even sneakers would be great too! I am just now shopping for a few new spring items and am loving the soft colors this spring!

    March 29, 2017 at 2:51 pm Reply

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