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Welcome to Spring Forward: An overview of trends straight from the best online shops.Click the Polyvore set to shop the pieces.
Next up in our spring preview is three trends Shopbop Fashion Director Elle Strauss is placing her bets on. She's doing the '90s in a minimal way (not so grungy), picking up pastels for head-to-toe looks (always toughed up with a little black), and investing in tailored blouses (including that runway Alexander Wang look). All of her picks are after the jump, along with brilliant styling tips.
Alexander Wang romper, $895
"I love an updated take on a classic, and this season's crop of tailored blouses is exactly that. There
No. 21 blouse, $380
"I am always drawn to a bit of lace and have more stripes than I can count in my wardrobe, so I'm really
Rebecca Taylor dress, $295
"The shirt dress has had a total resurgence this season. It's such a great wardrobe staple becau
- "The 90s are back in full force! The spring 2014 runways were covered in overalls, varsity jackets, slouchy track pants, and bra-tops. I love this trend because it's totally nostalgic, but done in a modern way. Rather than returning to full on grunge (I h
- 10 Crosby Derek Lam leather overalls, $1,495; Line and Dot overalls,
Oclay Gulsen crop top, $290
"I always love a good crop top and the sporty cut of this one has that total 90s vibe."
Rag & Bone backpack, $795
"We just recently launched Rag & Bone handbags on Shopbop. This sleek leather backpack is my favorite pi
- "I'm all about color this time of year, especially in pretty, subdued shades that are both eye-catching and easy to wear. I look for pastel pieces in fresh silhouettes, like a slouchy sweatshirt or sleek pencil skirt—and I always mix in an element of blac
Loeffler Randall mini tote, $395
"Injecting a pop of pastel with accessories is a super easy way to incorporate the trend
Whistles top, $500
"I'm obsessed with UK brand, Whistles, which is new to Shopbop this season. This pale pink organza crop
Tibi skirt, $625
"The texture of this Tibi full-skirt is so unexpected. I'd wear it with a crop top (surprise!) and strappy stilett