By Wendy Wallace
Feb 26, 2015 @ 7:15 am

Orange is shaping up to be one of spring's standout shades, as seen in the floral prints at Altuzarra and splashed across knit dresses at Salvatore Ferragamo. One of the great things about it (outside of its ability to turn heads) is that it can skew both autumnal and summery, depending on what you pair it with. That means these are investment pieces that you can wear year-round, though we're voting for crisp white cotton for the months to come.

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Dress it down with a white T-shirt or Oxford with the sleeves rolled up just so.

J. Crew skirt, $110;


This best accessory to this sexy dress? Sun-kissed skin.

Rejina Pyo dress, $980;


Perfect for a summer wedding or just cocktails on the beach.

Saloni dress, $541;


The crop top isn't going anywhere; try it with a high-waisted skirt to show the tiniest sliver of skin.

Topshop top, $45;

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Wide-leg trousers are a must-buy this season, so why not really go for it with this vibrant hue?

Milly pants, $345;


The coolest of the cool will rock this sneaker come spring.

Valentino sneakers, $695;


A stylish version of a friendship bracelet to mix and match with your fine jewelry.

Aurelie Bidermann bracelet, $125;

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So chic with a button-down blouse and strappy heels.

Altuzarra skirt, $825;


We could see these setting off a white midi skirt quite nicely.

MSGM sandals, $455;


A not-so-minimalist take on the minimalist slide.

Vince sandals, $195;

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