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Pastel pieces are traditionally sweet, but for spring, designers gave one soft shade—lavender—a tougher, cooler spin. Derek Lam offset the pretty pastel with a sleek frills-free leather blazer, while DSquared2 eschewed customary colors and went with a lavender suit. From moto jackets to sleek zip-up one-pieces, shop our favorite lavender pieces that bring the edge.

Pixie Market jacket, $79;

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Pair this cropped jacket with high-waisted navy flares for a modern nautical feel.

Lisa Marie Fernandez swimsuit, $325;

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Look chic poolside, and wrap a sarong at the waist for après swim cocktails.

Tome trousers, $800;

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This waist-cinching style looks best with a tucked-in simple white tank.

Front Row Shop top, $34;

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Try an unexpected color combo and wear this top with a burgundy A-line skirt.

Markus Lupfer dress, $745;

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Feeling flirty? Go luxe with a jacquard woven dress—perfect for a summer wedding.

Marissa Webb tunic, $398;

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Wear on its own or layer this tunic over skinny cropped pants.

J.Crew shirt, $80;

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This one is an unexpected alternative to classic blue shirting.

Agent Provocateur bra, $220;

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For when you want to wear lavender, but want to keep it to yourself. The pop of neon brings a little something extra.

Eddie Borgo bracelet, $325;

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This piece is both sweet and vicious at the same time.

Illesteva sunglasses, $177;

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Consider these the modern-day version of "rose-colored" glasses.

Zara tank top, $30;

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Pair this skimpy tank with a longer camel skirt and stacked heels.