How to add Romantic Details to your Look for Spring

When it comes to transitioning from Winter to Spring its all about the details, and today we’re talking about romantic details.  Whether it’s a puff sleeve, a silky tank, or a feminine ruffle this year’s transition is all about the romantic details.  I truly believe that a complete look really depends on the details.  Switching up one thing about your look can change it completely.  Here’s some spring style inspiration to jump start you on the season ahead, which promises to be full of beautiful feminine and romantic details.

Pearls, Sequins, and Lace OH MY!

When it comes to embellishment on a top, you only need a little touch to give your look that romantic detail you crave.  You can also find statement pieces like a sequined poncho, or a high neck lace top and pair those with basics in your wardrobe. Embellishment can be tricky so keep your details to just one piece or accessory and you can easily elevate your look.  Here I paired a lace poncho with pearl embellishment over a chic beige dress.  I let the poncho have its moment without taking away too much from the dress.   

Pearl Poncho: Happy Girl Apparel
Romance in the Ruffles

You can never have too many ruffles…and it’s so true.  Whether it’s one big statement ruffle or a layer of ruffles on a skirt or dress. Ruffles are having a moment.  When I think of romantic details I always think of flouncy, flowy, feminine ruffles.  This dress I styled here has a beautiful simple ruffle around the neckline and the floral print gives me some pretty prairie romance vibes.  I really let the dress speak for itself and just added a vintage buckle belt. 

How to add Romantic Details to your Look for Spring
Dress & Belt : Vintage
Puff it Up

Sleeves! Sleeves! More Sleeves! Puff sleeves are a trend I am super into this season, and they’re not going away.  This trend can go very 80’s but it can also be very soft and feminine.  Find puff pieces in your favorite pastel, or a nice sheer fabric to transition into the Spring season.  I style my puff sleeve top over a floral maxi and kept it simple by adding a baby pink fedora to complete the look.  I gave this romantic detail a little boho flair…and I loved it.

Top & Skirt: Happy Girl Apparel
Pearl Bracelets: Happy Girl Apparel
How to add Romantic Details to your Look for Spring
Make it Sexy

Wear your underwear as outer wear? What? I know, but when you nail this look, it can be very sexy for daytime.  You can pair a silky camisole under one of your favorite dusters and jeans. You can pair a beautiful vintage slip dress with a trench and some boots. Try layering a bustier over one of your favorite tees and be a little bolder.  Here I paired a satin polka dot camisole under a matching floral set, to give a pajama vibe, that I love.  These romantic details can add a little playfulness to your look. 

Matching Set: Zara
Camisole: Ann Taylor

No matter what your style, adding a touch of romance to your look can help you transition into the new season in style.  I would love to see how you all add some romantic details to your look.  Don’t forget to share your looks on Instagram with me @happygirlblog_ and use hashtag #happygirlstyle. Scroll down to shop a few of my favorites below. For more fashion inspiration from yours truly click here

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