The first official day of "spring" is tomorrow. Apparently. (With another snow day yesterday we're starting to doubt spring will ever come.)
Even though the weather is still kind of miserable, we've already started our spring shopping lists. Here's what we're all craving if warmer weather ever happens. Fingers crossed.
Leah Chernikoff, Editorial Director
Clare Vivier Tote: I've been eyeing this Clare Vivier tote for a while. Maybe spring is the time to take the plunge.
Massimo Dutti Sandals: These are the kind of shoes that go with everything. With the ankle straps and thick heel I think I could even walk in them.
Piercing by Colby Smith: I want to get my ear pierced some more--at NY Adorned! Handywork by Colby--Emily Weiss's highly recommended piercer.
Carven Dress: This color blue looks good on everyone. Also, agh, this dress is just perfect to me. Thank you Guillaume Henry.
J.Crew Sweater: Usually I don't like built in collar situations--they should be attached to a full shirt! But this sweet liberty print collar against my staple stripes is too good to resist.
Hayley Phelan, Senior Editor
Gap Jeans: Britt bought these and then I immediately copied her. I love them.
Uniqlo Oxford: I always get my oxfords at Uniqlo--you can never have enough.
Massimo Dutti Loafers: I just bought these and I'm obsessed. They're the perfect tassel loafer!
Sephora Lip Pencil: I'm really feeling a fuchsia lip this season.
Lulu Frost for J.Crew Earrings: I really cannot stop buying huge dangly earrings right now. Now I just need to come up with excuses to wear them.
Cheryl Wischhover, Beauty Editor
Alexander Wang Double Layer Shirtdress: Crisp, cool, and flattering. Wang, duh.
Rebecca Minkoff Trench Coat: A hybrid trench and motorcycle jacket in a perfect minimal spring palette.
DVF Yazmine Striped Dress: No one makes a more flattering dress than DVF. And adding stripes makes it that much better.
Prabal Gurung x Target Nolita Print Pumps: I will shove people out of the way for these in a size 9. So watch out, other ladies with big feet.
PS 11 Continental Wallet: I cannot quit this color pink. I just can't. How cute would my Metro card look in this?
Dhani Mau, Associate Editor
Étoile Isabel Marant Short Overalls: I swear I wanted (and have worn) shorteralls before Lena Dunham made them a thing.
APC Silk Dress: I love the '60s feel of this dress, which could easily go from day to night and will never go out of style. Need.
Carven Dress: This is the party dress of my dreams. It's sweet, playful and a teensy bit sexy with the bare shoulders, all in my favorite girly silhouette.
Repetto Wedges: I like the idea of getting a little height with my ballet flats.
J.Crew Pumps: I'm very into purple right now and I feel like this d'orsay heel could really make an outfit.
Girl by Band of Outsiders Shorts: These shorts remind me of something I would have worn in first grade. In other words, they're perfect.
Nora Crotty, Assistant Editor
Motel Dress: This stripy Motel dress is the type of thing that I'll probably end up wearing so much that I don't bother wasting a hanger on it. I.e. it will be on my floor until next fall.
Au Courant Sunless Tan Lotion: I'm still undecided as to whether streaky self-tanned legs are better than pasty pale ones at the start of spring, but I've read good things about Au Courant's offering--so I'm feeling slightly optimistic.
American Apparel Pants: I think Annie Hall would wear these linen pleated pants from American Apparel for an impromptu tennis match on an overcast afternoon.
Jenni Kayne Flats: In my dreams, I'm wearing these Jenni Kayne d'Orsays while peddling a pastel-colored banana seat bicycle through a coastal French village with cobblestone streets.
DV by Dolce Vita Dress:...I'm also wearing this DV by Dolce Vita shirt dress.
Warby Parker Glasses: I've had the same glasses since I was 20. Who knows if I'll ever actually get around to shelling out for a new pair (like these cool guys from Warby Parker)--but it's a nice thought!
Tyler McCall, Editorial Assistant
Burberry Lip Velvet: I've been obsessing over the beauty at the Burberry spring show since the first look hit the runway. I might not be able to get Cara's enviable brows, but I can get her perfect lip color--which Burberry says is "Siren Red."
PLAY Comme des Garcons Converse: I wear my classic white converse with just about everything once the weather warms up. These would be a stylish twist on a favorite staple.
Catbird Stackable Rings: Everyone in the office is going crazy for Catbird's delicate stackable rings, so naturally, it's spread to me. Anything in rose gold, please.
Sketchyard Dress: I can't get enough dresses right now. I love the subtle farm print and dreamy lightness of this one from Madewell.
Christopher Kane Dress: My total fantasy pick. I'm planning a trip to L.A. for my birthday this August, and this would make the perfect grown-up birthday-girl dress. Who cares that it costs several months' rent? (Probably my parents. I promise I'm being responsible, guys!)
Bonus Pick: My friend's super adorable puppy in the picture. Chas, can I please borrow Nash for a weekend?
Lauren Sherman, Editor-at-Large
Boy by Band of Outsiders Sweater: I will fight Dhani for this Boy by Band of Outsiders sweater.
Boy by Band of Outsiders Shirt: More Boy: I have this shirt in blue with pin dots, and it fits really well. Basically, I should only wear Scott Sternberg's clothes. And some Kitsune.
APC Bucket Bag: An APC bucket bag is definitely in my future.
Keds: New white Keds. I buy a new pair every spring.
Club Monaco Skirt: I feel like all Leah and I talk about is Club Monaco. I want this skirt to wear with tights now and those Keds later.
Benetton Undercolors Briefs: These briefs have a cool, army-issued look about them...not that I have a single military bone in my whole body...
Hanes Signature Men's Madras Plaid Shirt: The plaids that Dries did for spring captivated me. I'm going to let this shirt sit in diluted bleach so that it gets a soft, washed-down tone.
Warby Parker Roosevelt Frames in Cedar Tortoise: I'm considering updating my signature glasses. These have a classic shape I love and would look so chic with a smoke gradient lens.
OAK Collection Men's Perf Rider Short: I love that I can wear these with a Chelsea boot and a button-down for take-no-prinsoners fashion look, or kick-it in them rolled up with flip flops at the beach...yes, I would wear leather shorts to the beach...
Repetto Michael Loafers in Black: I've been eyeing these for years, but haven't quite known how I would wear them until now. I feel that my current penchant for hacked-off jeans will totally do "The Michael" loafer justice.
Opening Ceremony Alphabet Sweater: The bright white is super fresh, and the embroidered initial adds a quirky personal touch.
J.Crew Silk Cami: I’m loving spaghetti straps at the moment. I’ll wear this one with skinny jeans and heels for a night out or under a chunky cardi for day.
Karen Walker Sunnies: I love Karen Walker’s understated yet bold frames. Bring on the sunshine!
Surface to Air Wedges: I wore the brown version of these to death last season—they are the comfiest ever. My toes are going to be so excited to come out and play after a long winter of boots.
Vince Leather Skirt: This Vince A-line skirt is the softest lightweight leather—perfect for spring, and the length makes it super versatile.
Madewell Silk Shirt: I’m trying to be more girly, and this Madewell rose blouse is just the right amount feminine without overdoing it.
T by Alexander Wang Pleated Shorts: For spring I can't imagine wearing leather shorts--I'd sweat my balls off, hello! But ideally, I would want to wear leather shorts. Thanks to these T by A Wang ones I can wear shorts that look like leather but won't make my buns burn in a would-be leather oven. Though it would kind of be fun.
Joyrich x Giza S/S 2013: Anyone who knows anything about cool girls in fashion knows about Mademoiselle Yulia. She's a DJ, model, singer, designer--overall genius whose style is sicker than anyone in the world. That's a bold statement and I stand by it. It's her second collaboration with Joyrich and I am counting down the days for this embroidered jacket. I can't wait any longer!
Mi-Pac Backpack at Asos: I'm a sucker for backpacks cuz, I'm like, forever a 14-year-old. This one is edgy enough for someone my age to look cool without trying too hard to be young.
Joomi Lim Necklace: I can think of no one other than Joomi Lim that I would want to wear every single day of the year and this necklace is what I've been drooling over all winter. It's the perfect mix between hard and soft, elegant and punk with its pearls, crystals and spikes--all kinds of right.
Givenchy Madonna-Print Tee: Can it finally be spring so I can debut this shirt I've been saving up so long for? Yes, it's outrageously expensive for a tee--a little more than a PS1 bag--but it's not just a t-shirt. So much more. It's edgy, made extremely well, mixed with cotton and organza. Makes anyone instantly a bad ass.