Celebrate Spring, St. Patrick’s Day in Style
In like a lion, out like a lamb. Celebrate spring’s arrival and St. Patrick’s Day with these mad-about-March selections.
Gather your girlfriends and discover spring trends at Crabtree Valley Mall on March 9, 6-10 p.m., during the Junior League of Raleigh’s annual Belk Fashion Forward fundraiser. This year’s event features a fashion show, special discounts and an appearance from designer Trina Turk (left), widely known for her use of bright florals, bold graphics and vintage inspired jacquards. $25 general admission and $75 VIP admission, jlraleigh.org.
In the Trenches
Pricey? Yes. Practical? Absolutely! The right trench coat, like this one from J. Crew Factory, can be worn over anything – from a little black dress to your favorite T-shirt and jeans. Fashion trends may come and go in the blink of an eye, but outerwear’s most classic silhouette never goes out of style. Own it forever. $170, factory.jcrew.com.
Avoid getting pinched on St. Patrick’s Day by wearing this kelly green knit sweater from Anne Klein. The flattering scoop neckline with zipper details at the shoulders looks great with dark denim or paired with a pencil skirt for a springy, workweek look. $53, lordandtaylor.com.
Customize your iPhone 5/5s in a case by Trina Turk for M-Edge. Available in all colors of the rainbow, our St. Patrick’s Day faves are the Trellis Coral and Garden Maze Green covers, which feature bright, kaleidoscopic prints with the brand’s signature logo displayed on each design. $40, belk.com.
This Kirra Tate gold quatrefoil charm necklace features an on-trend, clover accent that hangs beautifully from a delicate bead chain. $32, laylagrayce.com