Woman standing in yellow blooming flowers - possibly in the spring

My Must Have Items for My Spring Wardrobe

It might be snowing outside and looking rather wintery thanks to the “Beast from the East” but Spring really is only a few weeks away – I promise. With that said in the next few weeks, I will be having a spring clean and plan I am planning to declutter the whole house, anything that we’ve not used in the last 6 months is going –  the contents of my drawers and wardrobe included.

I admit I am a little bit of a hoarder and as a result, I have too many clothes that I no longer wear or fit into – most have been kept in the hope that one day I will fit into my pre-pregnancy (x3) jeans. But in the meantime, I have a dilemma – I need new clothes – do I buy a bigger size or up the exercise so that I will hopefully fit back into all my clothes? I’m not talking about my super small sized clothes here but the ones that are a dress size or two smaller – I mean I am working on losing weight for my wedding that will hopefully take place next year but until then I just don’t know what to do. This leads to another dilemma – The cost -I don’t want to spend too much on lots of new clothes at my current size. I think that the best thing to do at the minute would be to add a few things to my wardrobe – staple items that can be worn over and over and changed/jazzed up with different footwear, accessories etc.

Underwear – Having new underwear always makes me feel better about myself. It has been a while since I have treated myself to new bras and pants though so a few new items will definitely be on my list of things to replace. It is important before buying a new bra to check your bra size to ensure you get the correct fit and style to suit your body shape. If you have low confidence in your body ( you never should be unhappy with yourself or the way that you look but I do know how hard it is to feel happy in a body you are trying hard to change) wearing the right fit of underwear could help you to love your curves and give you more confidence. I will be making sure my new underwear includes bras that can be worn strapless and can be worn with the different tops I wear most often.

Jumpers – I’m hoping that within the next month or so it will be warm enough to ditch my big coat. As I do most of the school runs on foot I end up getting rather warm and having to carry my coat most of the way home. I can’t wait for the days when a light jumper will do. David Nieper is just one of the websites I have been looking at for new tops and jumpers. I am loving this cotton jumper and think it would be a great item to add to my wardrobe.

Jeans – Skinny jeans are a must in my wardrobe. They go with anything and can be dressed up or down depending on where I am going. If I’m going to the bingo they are comfy and go with my boots or ballet pumps. If I’m heading to the cinema, a night on the town or for a meal with Matthew they look great with a pair of heels. At the minute I am loving the”Ashley Skinny Jeans” from Dorothy Perkins and will be adding at least two pairs of these jeans to my wardrobe, they’re on sale at the minute for just £12.80 a pair!!

Shoes – As the warmer weather arrives I plan on ditching my knee-high boots in favour of my favourite ballet pumps and flip-flops. I love being able to show off my newly painted nails and can’t wait to go buy new shoes. For the last few years, I have bought my ballet pumps from New Look. They have always worn well, fitted comfortably and lasted for months even though I do lots of walking in them.

What items are you planning to add to your wardrobe this spring?


*This is a collaborative post*

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