Spring Trends

Lace Up Flats: Express
Crossbody: GiGi New York (c/o) | Wrap Blouse: H&M (in stores only) | Jeans: Levis
Necklace: Lydell NYC (c/o) | Sunnies: Karen Walker | Watch: Daniel Wellington (c/o)

When it comes to seasonal trends, there are usually some I really dig and some that I will not touch with a ten foot pole. Then there are also some trends that I'm just nervous to try. The last thing I want is for y'all to see me walking around in something and be like, "that is so not her." So, I tend to only grasp onto trends that I can incorporate into my current personal style.

For example, let's chat two trends this spring. 

One, is cut off fringe denim. I'm sorry, but I just would never wear those. Some gals can pull them off so well! Major jealousy, but as for me, that's just not what I wear or a style that fits into my daily wardrobe. On the other hand, lace up flats are all the rage this spring. I've been hesitant to give them a try, simply because they appear to be a lot of work. I always wondered, "do they stay tied all the time?" But, nonetheless a lace up flat ties (no pun intended) perfectly into what I wear on the reg. Y'all know I love my denim skinnies, so I thought why not give this trend a try with a normal casual look I'd wear. 

Once I got past my hesitation, I can fully say I'm on board with the lace up flat trend. They're comfortable and take any casual outfit up one notch. I still was worried about purchasing a true lace up flat, so I found these Express flats that I think are a great compromise. They zip up the back, and once you get them tied the first time, you really don't need to untie them each time. I'll admit, after a few hours on they did become loose, so you may have to tie them tighter, BUT the great thing about these is they're just like a normal shoe tie. Tie only once. None of this constant wrapping around your ankle deal as you see with the majority of lace up flats. So I like to call these Express beauties a sort of "faux lace up flat." 

What do y'all think? Do you like to step out of your comfort zone and give popular trends a try? Which ones are you loving this spring?


Ellen | A Pop of Pink said...

Those Express lace up flats are so cute. I'm like you, they're a trend I've wanted to try, but I'm not 100% sure that I can commit.

Ellen | A Pop of Pink

Primp & Proper said...

Thanks Ellen!! I really think these flats are a great compromise and definitely helped do away with my concerns! They're definitely worth a try! Xo

Unknown said...

I love the lace up flat, but was like you and a little hesitant! I happened to find a $15 pair at (queue gasp...) Wet Seal which I haven't shopped at since 8th grade. Figured it wouldn't hurt to give those a try. Haven't worn them yet, but am trying to fit them in before DC cools down again.

Erin, Attention to Darling

Anonymous said...

Such a pretty look! I'm loving your lace-up flats. They're really similar to a pair I have that I got at Charlotte Russe for only $12! I love the other accessories as well: that bag and necklace. So cute! You have great style. Found you through InfluenceHer Collective's Facebook group page and I'm so glad!

Stephanie, Drunk on Vogue

Sahra said...

You can't even tell they're faux lace up! And I love the soft neutral color :)

XO Sahra
Que Sera Sahra

Unknown said...

Such a perfect Spring look! Hugs, Kait

Primp & Proper said...

Wet Seal??!! Wow, never would have guessed! I'll definitely have to look into those. Thanks for sharing! I know :( I can't believe it's supposed to snow here again this weekend! Can it not just stay spring?! LOL enjoy your weekend love!

Primp & Proper said...

Thanks Stephanie!! I'll have to check those out as well. Appreciate the suggestion :) Ahh so glad you found me!! Will be checking out your blog now!! Have a great weekend! Xo

Primp & Proper said...

Right?! It's just like tying a tennis shoe, ha! I love the color too. It matches almost any outfit perfectly!

Primp & Proper said...

Thanks Kait!! Have a great weekend :))

Unknown said...

Love those flats on you! I was thinking I'd have to constantly retie mine, too but nope! I think they're SO cute with skinny jeans.


Primp & Proper said...

Glad to hear Alissa!! Yeah, I think they're perfect to dress up a simple pair of jeans!!

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