Spring doesn’t involve just flowers and feminine silhouettes. Crisp colors and shapes feel fresh and modern for this welcome change of season.

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Break the mold with an art house look for your spring style. Akris dress, $895, Nordstrom (shop.nordstrom.com); BaubleBar earrings, $38, Nordstrom; Something Navy heels, $99.95, Nordstrom

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Stripes add an extra dimension to a causal cotton dress. Derek Lam 10 Crosby dress, $295, Saks Fifth Avenue (saksfifthavenue.com); Earrings, $18, Shine Boutique (shineboutiquestlouis.com); Cuff, $22.50, Shine Boutique; Booties, model’s own

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You’ll be crushin’ on this bold dress-and-slides combo. Alexis dress, $595, Neiman Marcus (neimanmarcus.com); Earrings, $59.95, Paisley Boutique (shoppaisley.com); Manolo Blahnik slides, $625, Neiman Marcus

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Make your mark with wide-legged slacks paired with a classic white T-shirt. Kate Spade T-shirt, $44; pants, $198, Kate Spade Plaza Frontenac (katespade.com); Earrings, $88, Kate Spade Plaza Frontenac

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Keep the frost at bay with this calm and cool shade of blue. Theory dress, $385, Saks Fifth Avenue (saksfifthavenue.com); Necklace, $54, Shine Boutique (shineboutiquestlouis.com); Earrings, $18, Shine Boutique

Ladue News wishes to thank:

  • Model Melissa Bean with West Model Management
  • Hair stylist and makeup artist Brady Nance
  • Shot on location at the monumental “Relative Points” exhibition by Christine Corday at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis