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; pixiemarket.com
Pair this cropped jacket with high-waisted navy flares for a modern nautical feel.
Lisa Marie Fernandez swimsuit, $325; matchesfashion.com
Look chic poolside, and wrap a sarong at the waist for après swim cocktails.
Tome trousers, $800; avenue32.com
This waist-cinching style looks best with a tucked-in simple white tank.
Front Row Shop top, $34; frontrowshop.com
Try an unexpected color combo and wear this top with a burgundy A-line skirt.
Markus Lupfer dress, $745; net-a-porter.com
Feeling flirty? Go luxe with a jacquard woven dress—perfect for a summer wedding.
Marissa Webb tunic, $398; intermixonline.com
Wear on its own or layer this tunic over skinny cropped pants.
J.Crew shirt, $80; jcrew.com
This one is an unexpected alternative to classic blue shirting.
Agent Provocateur bra, $220; net-a-porter.com
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; eddieborgo.com
This piece is both sweet and vicious at the same time.
Illesteva sunglasses, $177; illesteva.com
Consider these the modern-day version of "rose-colored" glasses.
Zara tank top, $30; zara.com
Pair this skimpy tank with a longer camel skirt and stacked heels.