Fashion The $4,000 Budget By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Instagram Twitter InStyle's mantra is "Everybody's in," and that means anyone who finds their way to our stories should find themselves reflected in them. We prioritize bringing the right writer to every story and sometimes collaborate as a team to ensure we're including points of view across race, gender expression, body size, skin and hair type, and more. Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. For more about our team, click here. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on March 24, 2015 @ 02:34PM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Dyad Photography The $4,000 Budget 01 of 12 MCV (2), Alamy, Time Inc Digital Studio "For me, spring isn't about pastels and girlishness. It's my normal dark denim and leather, minus the tights and sweaters." My Spring Inspirations1. "These Balenciaga rings come in a set of five—one for each finger. They're like chic brass knuckles."2. "Dries Van Noten did grunge in a ladylike way this season. There's none of the typical flannel."3. "I gravitate toward pyramids, whether they're simple studs or I.M. Pei's Pyramide du Louvre in Paris." —Wendy Wallace, Market Director 02 of 12 Pamela Love Time Inc. Digital Studio "These studs are really cute, and you'd never expect to see bees on earlobes." Bronze earrings, $110, Pamela Love; henribendel.com. 03 of 12 Maje Time Inc. Digital Studio "The angled pocket placement cancels any concern that horizontal stripes might be unflattering." Cotton skirt with leather trim, $285, Maje; at Maje. 04 of 12 Jennifer Fisher Time Inc. Digital Studio "The shape of these rings echoes a honeycomb." Brass rings, $90 each, Jennifer Fisher; jenniferfisherjewelry.com. 05 of 12 J.Crew Time Inc. Digital Studio "I love a slim, cropped silhouette—and that the pattern is subtle, not crazy." Silk pants, $168, J.Crew; jcrew.com. 06 of 12 Elizabeth and James Time Inc. Digital Studio "I'm never without sunglasses. I'm particularly into the burnt-honey hue of this pair." Acetate sunglasses, $265, Elizabeth and James; nordstrom.com. 07 of 12 Rag & Bone Time Inc. Digital Studio "I'll toss this sweater over a sleeveless T in a shade that's too bright for me on its own, such as turquoise." Cotton-polyester sweater, $325, Rag amp Bone; nordstrom.com. 08 of 12 ALC Time Inc. Digital Studio "Most people don't associate industrial jewelry with spring, but I consider it a daily staple. This bracelet goes with everything." Gold-plated bracelet, $575, ALC; glamboutique.com. 09 of 12 3.1 Phillip Lim Dyad Photography "I like the shape of this skirt-it's short but not tight." Cotton-viscose skirt, $350, 3.1 Phillip Lim; 212-334-1160. 10 of 12 Orly Genger by Jaclyn Mayer Dyad Photography "I'll wear this modern global necklace with silky T-shirts and not much other jewelry." Enamel and rope necklace, $215, Orly Genger by Jaclyn Mayer; jaclynmayer.com for stores. 11 of 12 Maison Scotch Dyad Photography "A subtle pattern makes this anorak special." Cotton parka, $219, Maison ScotchALC; scotch-soda.com for stores. 12 of 12 Equipment Dyad Photography "When you want a little extra polish, this easy dress is ideal for hot days." Silk dress, $268, Equipment; nordstrom.com.