Well hey there, spring! It’s great that you’re here. Most of us are beside ourselves with excitement because spring offers longer, warmer days and endless opportunities to show some skin and shop for cute swimsuits.

However the days that are less balmy serve as a reminder that it’s only the beginning and summer has not fully emerged.

Read more: How to dress like an off-duty runway model this spring

With that being the case, and the reality of two seasons in one, transitional pieces are all that you need to make your life as pleasant as possible.

So here are some of the best picks to keep your looks practical and ever stylish:

The Blazer Dress

A dress that will give you all the right feels. It's a vintage treasure characterised by bold masculine tailoring but also with an elegant touch of femininity is everything that the blazer dress represents.

A perfect dress for a spring day or evening especially if the sleeves are a three quarter length or full length, or better yet a bardot option to show off your shoulders on a warmer day. 

Shop this blazer dress at TOPSHOP

Kimonos

It so happens that kimonos are the new black in outerwear and we're more than okay with that.

A knockout robe will keep you more than just covered, especially when you’re feeling a little lazy.

This contrasting patchwork kimono from Zara is a must-have.

Also shop this printed kimono, R2100 at Spree

Socks

Socks have taken first place as the ultimate accessory in 2017, and they have no rival. Rihanna’s recent Fenty by Stance collection was yet another confirmation of this.

Pair them with your platform sandals and heels, or in whichever way. Remember: there are no rules.

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Get this look by wearing your socks of choice with this pair of platform block heels from MRP, R189.99

Or with this platform sandal, R429 at H&M

Vans

The best kind of shoes aren’t seasonal, and they are as good to your feet as your money is for them. 

Shop this pair, R999 at Superbalist

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