One of the most ideal Spring-casual outfits for me is this: cuffed boyfriend-style khaki pants, a loose white tank, metallic sandals, topped with this Tory Burch Striped Blazer ($426). Polished but relaxed. The only problem is, I don't have a striped blazer, and spending over $400 on one is not ideal.
To see the look for less,
Where there's a will, there's a way, right? Check out this equally cute Spiegel Striped Blazer ($79). It will still work with my dream Spring ensemble without breaking my bank. And actually, I quite like the black trim, it provides further depth. Mission accomplished.