Three Must Have Basics For Spring


I receive a lot of comments over on Instagram like “You rock basics so well!” or “You pick the best casual pieces.” It makes me stop and think; wow I do wear A LOT of basics. Honestly, I like to be comfortable, and I like to be able to mix & match my pieces. When you buy great basics you can easily wear them over and over again, and pair them with multiple items in your wardrobe.

Plus, as a busy, working mom, I just don’t have time for complicated clothing. I tried to step out of my basics comfort zone the other day. I bought a dress with the most confusing slips/straps ever. I literally could not get it on. No joke, I tried to put it on 3 times, and gave up. My arms actually hurt from trying to wrangle them through the confusing straps. Obviously I didn’t buy the dress. If I can’t even figure it out how to put it on, it’s not coming home with me!

Today I’m sharing Three Must Have Basics for Spring! I’m actually wearing all three of the basics in today’s look! Woo hoo! These three items are uh-mazing, and I’m going into a bit more detail about each below

COMFY TANK OR TSHIRT DRESS


I’m all about comfy dresses right now. They are just so easy for Spring, and also for a growing bump, ha! I went into Nordstrom the other day, and left with 4 dresses. No shirts, or pants in sight. The dress I’m wearing in this post is as soft as my favorite pink bed sheets I used in college (Dylan used to make fun of me for my bright pink bed sheets in college, but I’m telling you they were the coziest things ever). The fact that this dress reminds me of those favorite sheets, has pockets, and is $34, makes it a no-brainer!

SLIP ON MULES


Slip on mules are sneaky little gems. They make you look so stylish, but they are the easiest things ever to wear. You just slip them on, and automatically you look chic. They are so quick & easy, that they’ve quickly become one of my favorite shoes for Spring. There are so many great styles right now, but the ones I always wear are by Vince Camuto. I wanted a simple black pair that I could wear with everything. I also have this pair in white, but I accidentally bought them too big, and need to exchange for a difference size. They are SO comfy, but make sure to size down about a half size. Now that I have a couple simple colors, I’m eyeing them in more colors, and patterns!

DUSTER COATS


I’m having a major moment with duster coats right now. I love layering them over dresses, shorts & tees, or skinny jeans and tops. I like how they create multiple lengths within the same look. I love this one that I picked up from Nordstrom (it’s under $50 and the olive color goes with everything!). I also love this one that I’ve been wearing over dresses recently. It instantly dresses up any outfit!

SHOP THE POST:


tank dress // slip on mules // duster coat // sunglasses // tote bag

Well babes I hope you found some inspiration to pick up some great basics for Spring! Thanks so much for stopping by, and have a great Monday!

XO,

Lee Anne

32 Comments

  1. Saumya on March 27, 2017 at 9:37 am

    Love all the pieces

  2. Allison on March 27, 2017 at 9:52 am

    Super cute! But I always worry that mules like that will fall off my feet when I walk. How do you keep them from flying off?

    • Lee Anne on March 27, 2017 at 3:51 pm

      You get used to them, and they stay on 🙂

  3. Kim on March 27, 2017 at 9:59 am

    I love those mules…they must be coming back in style because I saw them on another post too…I like them because with the open back, you have a little wiggle room with sizes

    • Lee Anne on March 27, 2017 at 3:51 pm

      Yes, they are so comfy and easy to wear!

  4. Nataly on March 27, 2017 at 10:11 am

    I love basics! They are just my go-to on a daily basis!

  5. Brianne George on March 27, 2017 at 10:16 am

    Basics are the best! This is a great, casual look!

    Xo, Brianne
    http://www.scrubsandsparkles.com

  6. Jessica on March 27, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    I am all about the duster cardigan and those mules are so perfect too!
    xo Jessica
    http://www.whatsfordinneresq.com

  7. Krysten on March 27, 2017 at 1:24 pm

    I am in love with duster coats. I want to wear them 24/7. I love the one that you have on here, I’m seriously considering buying it!

    • Lee Anne on March 27, 2017 at 3:52 pm

      Thanks so much. I’ve been in love with them myself! They are such great layering pieces, and they are so light-weight!

  8. Anna Cobbs on March 27, 2017 at 2:11 pm

    Love this stripe dress and that’s it’s a little different than your typical stripe dress!! You look amazing!

    xx – anna
    fleurdille.com

  9. Jamie @ The Skinny Soul on March 27, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    I’m loving the duster coats I’m seeing everywhere–they make each outfit look a little different! Great look in today’s post, BTW 🙂

  10. Kari on March 27, 2017 at 5:34 pm

    I’m loving all the t-shirt dresses this year. I feel like there is way more of a selection than last year.

  11. miriam on March 27, 2017 at 7:23 pm

    i am loving your mule selections! i really need to get me a pair!

  12. Jessica on March 27, 2017 at 7:27 pm

    Hi Lee Ann, these recommendations for spring are great! I love comfy tees! They are the best for weekend days relaxing 🙂
    ~Jessica

  13. emily on March 27, 2017 at 7:44 pm

    Loving all these pieces! I’m obsessed with mules & slides right now.

  14. Jenny on March 27, 2017 at 8:24 pm

    Love the slip ons and tshirt dresses! Basics are my thing too.

  15. Mary on March 27, 2017 at 8:33 pm

    such cute and comfy pieces and i love your bag!
    http://www.layersofchic.com

  16. Ashley on March 27, 2017 at 9:42 pm

    You are the cutest!!! I am obsessed with this entire look!! I think I need this dress in my closet ASAP!

  17. Morgan Klein on March 27, 2017 at 10:27 pm

    I’ve been wanting a duster coat so badly! This one is so cute!!

  18. Barb on March 28, 2017 at 12:14 am

    Slip on mules are my jam right now! I so love that they are in style because its so low maintenance and literally goes with everything! Love the comfy look you put together here. 🙂

    Barb
    http://www.flashesofdelight.com

  19. Lauren on March 28, 2017 at 9:44 am

    Those mules and that bag are amazing! I need that bag!!!

    Lauren
    http://www.basicbabelauren.com

  20. Sheila Joy on March 28, 2017 at 9:46 am

    Girl, I love your style! I basically live in t-shirt dresses in the spring and summer time. And I LOVE mules and dusters!

    http://www.insearchofsheila.com

    • Lee Anne on March 28, 2017 at 9:53 am

      You and me both! Thanks so much for your sweet comment!

  21. Beatriz Alvarado on March 28, 2017 at 11:09 am

    I am loving your mules the most! Basics are a great way to go. I love how much more comfortable I am!
    http://thebbar.org/

  22. Amanda Kruse on March 28, 2017 at 5:37 pm

    Such a cute, simple look! I love those mules!

    xx,
    Amanda || http://www.fortheloveofglitter.com

  23. Kimberly @ Berly's Kitchen on March 28, 2017 at 7:31 pm

    I love that dress!! It looks super comfy. I could actually see myself curling up in it with a good book. 🙂

  24. Nina on March 28, 2017 at 9:09 pm

    I’m loving those slip on mules! They look so comfy!

    Xo, Nina
    Law of Fashion Blog

  25. Chelsea-Catherine on March 29, 2017 at 9:28 am

    This is so cute and looks so comfy!

  26. Brittany Daoud on March 29, 2017 at 9:55 am

    I love your style, girl! And that duster coat is PERFECT for spring!

  27. Ruthie on March 29, 2017 at 10:04 am

    Love this look! I need your shoes!!

  28. Erica @ Coming Up Roses on March 30, 2017 at 12:07 pm

    Bow mules are my JAM right now…I guess they’re more basic than trendy??? Either way, I’m HOOKED.

    Coming Up Roses

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