I collaborated with Kohl’s and Latina Bloggers Connect for this post, however all opinions are my own.
Spring is one of my favorite seasons. It’s often warm enough to finally wear skirts – though that also means I have to shave (ugh!) – but chilly enough that I can pull off a nice jacket or trench coat to complete the look. A couple of weeks ago, I stopped by Kohl’s to look for an easter outfit. If you don’t remember reading it about it, you can refresh your memory, here.
While I was there, I recall seeing some great items for the spring, and especially in colors that I don’t already have in my closet – imagine that! So off I went today to shop for the things I left behind during my last trip to Kohl’s. And lemme tell ya: I scored some major treasures!
COLOR ME BLUSH
I’ve wanted to add items in blush pink ever since I was an egg. It’s such a gorgeous color, subdued, yet makes a statement. The Jennifer Lopez collection has this gorgeous blush pink with a hint of peach, flowy trench. When I saw it on the hanger, I knew I could not leave it behind. I grabbed a size 2 and I think it is just the right amount of oversizedness (I totally made up that word, but you catch my drift). It’s light enough to wear this spring, but will work well with layers in the fall and winter. It’s a must have in my book.
Next up, I found a little black dress that I also HAD to have. I also saw it in a pretty lavender color in store. Much more spring-like than this black version, but people were quick and not a single lavender beauty was left in my size. Cue the waterworks. So, I grabbed on to the black one and ran like a fiend to the dressing room. If you follow me on Snapchat, you saw the try-on session. It’s a beauty. AND, it has pockets. I mean, how much better can it get?! It doesn’t. Go buy it. NOW.
APRIL SHOWERS BRING MAY FLOWERS (or early April flowers…)
Next up, the Sonoma Goods for Life Collection. That’s where I found the pieces below. Specifically, the denim pencil skirt, white t-shirt, and blue denim dress. All pieces were less than $40. I will say, out of the three collections I tried on today, the Sonoma collection is by the far the least expensive. It also has classic pieces and staples, and great quality too! On Snapchat, I showed a cropped denim jacket, cotton white and grey striped maxi dress, and other goodies that would pair well with most anything in your current closet. I would probably say it was my favorite line of spring items in store at this moment.
The coat in these pics is from the Elle collection. It is currently less than $65 and just a stunner. I’m kind of obsessed with it. It’s also thicker than the blush pink trench pictured above, but I love the dark contrast of the trim and buttons. It’s currently sold out online though, so run to your store and ask a sales associated to find one for you!! My store (Kohl’s at the Grove in Hoover, AL) still has them, so they are definitely still available in SOME stores. The cognac heels in the pictures below are from the LC by Lauren Conrad line. They are older, but would go with most of the items in her current line. You can find a similar pair – and one that I like even better than my pair – here. The other LC items I tried on weren’t quite my size, so I will have to try another Kohl’s store or look for them online, but again, can be seen on Snapchat during my try-on sessions.
I could easily see myself wearing all of these pieces to work and think I may just have to because I have not planned ANY outfits for the week. Although this past week was spring break, I found myself having a lot less time than usual – likely due to the holiday weekend (Easter!!) and being outdoors a lot more than usual (hello sun!!). All that to say, don’t be surprised if you see me in these outfits this week. Consider them replays or simply second chances to get a better look at the outfits. 😀
If you shopped for Easter and got you some Kohl’s cash, then you are in luck because they have lots of promos going on so: Kohl’s cash + promos + 1 Benjamin = whole new spring wardrobe! NICE!
That’s all for now, folks! Gotta get to bed and strategize for the week. Wishing you all a fashionable and productive week!
Until next time! Stay ‘Chic’!
PS – Find me on Snapchat for all the Kohl’s shopping trip details! Search for ChicInAcademia and there I’ll be!