I’ve dressed women for more than a decade and I’ve answered this question for nearly as long: “How do I participate in a trend without looking ridiculous?!” My answer: Trends are tricky, but most trends can be tastefully incorporated into your existing wardrobe. That doesn’t mean that you have to try everything—save that midriff-baring fringe ensemble for the cabaret, thankyouverymuch—but if you add just a few little updates each season, your staples will always feel fresh. So here are what I consider the most wearable spring trends for 2015, plus tips on how to work them into your wardrobe.
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