7 Spring Trends to Avoid—and What to Wear Instead
Adam Glassman's crib sheet on which trends won't do you any favors—and which ones have the potential to become classics.
Alexander McQueen; Ralph Lauren
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"The styles designers featured this season were eye-catching, true...," says Adam, "but I think they're way too much of a conversation piece for most women's lives. Also, some of the clunkier styles can make a person look like Fred Flintstone.
HERE TO STAY: PLATFORMS AND WEDGES
"The covered platform is very fashionable and surprisingly wearable," says Adam. He likes shoes that mix textures and fabrics—like this Ralph Lauren espadrille wedge with delicate blue straps. These less-radical but still charming, chic styles will freshen up any neutral—a khaki skirt, a pair of white jeans—already in your closet.