10 Spring Outfit Ideas

Spring is on its way and even though we get warm weather year round in Hawaii I can’t help but share in the excitement.  Maybe it’s also because this year I’m not pregnant and I’m yearning for the little wardrobe refresh that I wasn’t able to partake in last year.  Either way, below are 10 spring outfit ideas using some affordable new spring pieces as well as older items sourced from my closet.  I have to say the maxi dresses are my favorite.  What about you?  (And for those of you who may be wondering, when I wear dresses I almost always wear a pair of bike shorts underneath so that I can chase after my older kids without worrying, and now that I’m breastfeeding I plan to continue wearing shorts so that I can pull my dress up and feed Tate.  Not ideal but at least it’ll allow me to continue wearing most of my wardrobe!)

10 Spring Outfit Ideas

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Look #1

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What I’m wearing above:

  • White Tiered Ruffle Midi Dress:  I love this dress so much!  It’s lined so it’s not sheer at all, and it has pockets too!  Comes in a number of colors.
    • Sizing: true to size, I got my normal size small (I’m 5’5″)
    • Price: $34.99
  • Espadrille Wedges:  These espadrille wedges has been my favorite style of heel/wedge for probably 8 years.  They’re the best and never go out of style.  They’re comfy too.  I’m wearing the navy pair here but they come in a number of colors.  Flax (a light khaki color) is a must have and can work with any warm weather dress.
    • Sizing: true to size, I’m wearing my normal size 8
    • Price:  currently on sale for $53
  • Rattan Hoop Earrings:  This pair of lightweight rattan hoop earrings is from Amazon and they go with everything!
    • Price:  $10.99 and on Prime

Look #2

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What I’m wearing above:

Look #3

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What I’m wearing above:

  • Coral Striped Tiered Maxi Dress:  I’m actually wearing this dress as I write this blog post!  It’s so lightweight and comfy and the perfect summer dress.  It comes in 5 other colors but I thought this coral and peach striped one was the most fun.  Definitely looks way more expensive than it is!
    • Sizing: true to size
    • Price: $29.99
  • Woven Raffia Mules:  These are a favorite from last spring.  The mules are made of woven raffia so they’re nice and neutral and go with everything.  I can’t recommend them enough.  I’m thinking of ordering a spare pair for once this current pair gets worn out.  They’re that good and can’t beat the price.
    • Sizing: true to size
    • Price: $24.99
  • Straw Basket Backpack:  I’ve had this bag for a few years (see it in this blog post from 2 years ago) and it’s the perfect basket bag option for a mom because it’s a backpack!
    • Price: $75, though it used to be $45 when I bought it 🙁
  • Raffia Dream Catcher Earrings:  I first saw these statement earrings a couple years ago on the girls of Palm Beach Lately and I ordered them as soon as they came back in stock.  They may be my most favorite earrings ever and I’ve worn them so much in the past year or so that I’ve had them.  They’re neutral in color so the go with everything and the raffia adds fun texture.  They aren’t too heavy either.
    • Price: $88

Look #4

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What I’m wearing above:

  • Camo T-Shirt:  I never thought I’d wear camo without it being for my job in the Army, but look at me now, lol.  I love the fit and coloring of this shirt so much!
    • Sizing:  I always size up 1 size in these Old Navy t-shirts, even though my normal size fits just fine.
    • Price:  $14.99
  • White Jeans:  I’m not quite back in my pre-pregnancy shorts or pants yet so I decided to buy some new white jeans for the body I have now.  These are nice and stretchy and I like the high rise and ankle length.  Distressed a little but not too much.  Really great postpartum pants, so many of you recommended the Old Navy Rockstar Jeans!
    • Sizing:  true to size, but I sized up 2 sizes for my current postpartum body
    • Price: $35 at the moment
  • Woven Raffia Mules:  These are a favorite from last spring.  The mules are made of woven raffia so they’re nice and neutral and go with everything.  I can’t recommend them enough.  I’m thinking of ordering a spare pair for once this current pair gets worn out.  They’re that good and can’t beat the price.
    • Sizing: true to size
    • Price: $24.99
  • Raffia Dream Catcher Earrings:  I first saw these statement earrings a couple years ago on the girls of Palm Beach Lately and I ordered them as soon as they came back in stock.  They may be my most favorite earrings ever and I’ve worn them so much in the past year or so that I’ve had them.  They’re neutral in color so the go with everything and the raffia adds fun texture.  They aren’t too heavy either.
    • Price: $88

Look #5

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What I’m wearing above:

  • Scallop Hem Sweater:  I had my eye on this sweater for months and finally decided to buy it.  I love the feminine scalloped hem!  It comes in 3 colors.
    • Sizing: true to size, but I sized up 1 size because I’m kind of anti-fitted clothing these days
    • Price: $39.50
  • White Jeans:  I’m not quite back in my pre-pregnancy shorts or pants yet so I decided to buy some new white jeans for the body I have now.  These are nice and stretchy and I like the high rise and ankle length.  Distressed a little but not too much.  Really great postpartum pants, so many of you recommended the Old Navy Rockstar Jeans!
    • Sizing:  true to size, but I sized up 2 sizes for my current postpartum body
    • Price: $35 at the moment
  • Woven Raffia Mules:  These are a favorite from last spring.  The mules are made of woven raffia so they’re nice and neutral and go with everything.  I can’t recommend them enough.  I’m thinking of ordering a spare pair for once this current pair gets worn out.  They’re that good and can’t beat the price.
    • Sizing: true to size
    • Price: $24.99
  • Raffia Dream Catcher Earrings:  I first saw these statement earrings a couple years ago on the girls of Palm Beach Lately and I ordered them as soon as they came back in stock.  They may be my most favorite earrings ever and I’ve worn them so much in the past year or so that I’ve had them.  They’re neutral in color so the go with everything and the raffia adds fun texture.  They aren’t too heavy either.
    • Price: $88

Look #6

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What I’m wearing above:

  • Eyelet White Camp Shirt: I LOVE a good camp shirt, and this eyelet one is wonderful.  These button front short sleeved shirts have kind of a cap sleeve and I think they’re nice and feminine and they’re a warm weather staple of mine.  I pair them with white jeans, jean shorts and skirts.  They’re nursing friendly too!
    • Sizing: true to size but I sized up 1 size from my normal size.  I like button downs to be a little looser in fit.
    • Price: $29.99
  • White Jeans:  I’m not quite back in my pre-pregnancy shorts or pants yet so I decided to buy some new white jeans for the body I have now.  These are nice and stretchy and I like the high rise and ankle length.  Distressed a little but not too much.  Really great postpartum pants, so many of you recommended the Old Navy Rockstar Jeans!
    • Sizing:  true to size, but I sized up 2 sizes for my current postpartum body
    • Price: $35 at the moment
  • Woven Raffia Mules:  These are a favorite from last spring.  The mules are made of woven raffia so they’re nice and neutral and go with everything.  I can’t recommend them enough.  I’m thinking of ordering a spare pair for once this current pair gets worn out.  They’re that good and can’t beat the price.
    • Sizing: true to size
    • Price: $24.99
  • Raffia Dream Catcher Earrings:  I first saw these statement earrings a couple years ago on the girls of Palm Beach Lately and I ordered them as soon as they came back in stock.  They may be my most favorite earrings ever and I’ve worn them so much in the past year or so that I’ve had them.  They’re neutral in color so the go with everything and the raffia adds fun texture.  They aren’t too heavy either.
    • Price: $88
  • Straw Basket Backpack:  I’ve had this bag for a few years (see it in this blog post from 2 years ago) and it’s the perfect basket bag option for a mom because it’s a backpack!
    • Price: $75, though it used to be $45 when I bought it 🙁

Look #7

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What I’m wearing above:

  • Striped T-Shirt:  This is the same style as the camo one above, just a cheerful striped version.  Can’t beat red, white and blue stripes!  Always a classic and this works well with blue jean shorts and white jeans too.
    • Sizing:  I always size up 1 size in these Old Navy t-shirts, even though my normal size fits just fine.
    • Price:  $14.99
  • White Denim Shorts:  I don’t fit in my pre-pregnancy shorts yet so I decided to give these white jean shorts a shot.  I like the high rise, especially on a postpartum tummy.
    • Sizing:  true to size but I sized up 2 sizes to fit my current postpartum body
    • Price: $17.99
  • White Superga Sneakers:  I love these sneakers and styled them 7 different ways in this old blog post.  I wore them all over Ireland last summer and they were the perfect travel shoe.  If you’re looking for a classic pair of white sneakers then these are for you.
    • Sizing:  I’m typically a size 8 and got the size 39
    • Price:  ~$65
  • Rattan Hoop Earrings:  This pair of lightweight rattan hoop earrings is from Amazon and they go with everything!
    • Price:  $10.99 and on Prime
  • Straw Basket Backpack:  I’ve had this bag for a few years (see it in this blog post from 2 years ago) and it’s the perfect basket bag option for a mom because it’s a backpack!
    • Price: $75, though it used to be $45 when I bought it 🙁

Look #8

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What I’m wearing above:

  • Pleated Pink Midi Skirt:  I bought this pleated midi skirt because I was supposed to go to San Fransisco last weekend but the trip fell through due to the corona virus.  I think it’s fun dressed down and paired with sneakers and a t-shirt!  Also comes in navy.
    • Sizing:  true to size, though I sized up 1 size (probably shouldn’t have though)
    • Price:  $39.50
  • White T-Shirt:  Same fit as the striped and camo ones above.  This is my favorite white t-shirt!
    • Sizing: true to size but I size up 1 size for a looser fit
    • Price: $10
  • White Iris Earrings:  Super lightweight statement earrings!  The oversized flower trend is really popular right now and these fun earrings from Tuckernuck fit the bill.
    • Price: $48
  • White Superga Sneakers:  I love these sneakers and styled them 7 different ways in this old blog post.  I wore them all over Ireland last summer and they were the perfect travel shoe.  If you’re looking for a classic pair of white sneakers then these are for you.
    • Sizing:  I’m typically a size 8 and got the size 39
    • Price:  ~$65

Look #9

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What I’m wearing above:

  • Leopard Print Leggings:  Due to the material and fit I’d wear these leopard print leggings as athleisure rather than for working out.  They don’t quite have the compression I like for workouts and they’re not made for squats or downward dogs.  Perfect for school drop off and running errands though!
    • Sizing: true to size
    • Price: $26.50
  • White T-Shirt:  Same fit as the striped and camo ones above.  This is my favorite white t-shirt!
    • Sizing: true to size but I size up 1 size for a looser fit
    • Price: $10
  • White Superga Sneakers:  I love these sneakers and styled them 7 different ways in this old blog post.  I wore them all over Ireland last summer and they were the perfect travel shoe.  If you’re looking for a classic pair of white sneakers then these are for you.
    • Sizing:  I’m typically a size 8 and got the size 39
    • Price:  ~$65
  • Chambray Shirt:  Mine is old from J.Crew Factory but this is their current chambray button down shirt.
    • Sizing: true to size
    • Price: $34.50

Look #10

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What I’m wearing above:

  • Camo Sweatshirt: This camo sweatshirt is really cozy and would look great with a pair of shorts too!
    • Sizing: I’d say it’s true to size but I sized up for an oversized look (better for leggings this way too)
    • Price: $20
  • White Jeans:  I’m not quite back in my pre-pregnancy shorts or pants yet so I decided to buy some new white jeans for the body I have now.  These are nice and stretchy and I like the high rise and ankle length.  Distressed a little but not too much.  Really great postpartum pants, so many of you recommended the Old Navy Rockstar Jeans!
      • Sizing:  true to size, but I sized up 2 sizes for my current postpartum body
      • Price: $35 at the moment
  • Raffia Dream Catcher Earrings:  I first saw these statement earrings a couple years ago on the girls of Palm Beach Lately and I ordered them as soon as they came back in stock.  They may be my most favorite earrings ever and I’ve worn them so much in the past year or so that I’ve had them.  They’re neutral in color so the go with everything and the raffia adds fun texture.  They aren’t too heavy either.
    • Price: $88
  • Brown Sandals:  Old from Walmart but this pair is very similar and only $19.99!

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