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


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


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


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


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


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