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How to Style Basic Spring Clothes 2012

3 Spring Staples, 6 Day-to-Night Looks For a Seamless Style Transition

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We solved one Spring styling conundrum with an expert exercise in light layering; now, let's continue the battle against seasonal wardrobe panic with a quick course in maximizing your warm-weather staples. With the onslaught of bright patterns and ladylike silhouettes this season, we think every style setter should have a cool-girl LWD, a pair of bold printed pants, and a slick asymmetrical hem skirt in her arsenal of dressing essentials. From there, it's all about tapping into your quirky accessories, gilded add-ons, and statement heels for an instant dose of off-duty and effortless evening glamour. We've culled a streamlined selection of must-have pieces to help you transition from your daytime ensemble to your nighttime wares seamlessly. Just click through to see three Spring staples, styled six ways. We promise it really is that simple.

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