We’ve had an unusually mild winter where I live, which is both wonderful and a little odd; it’s been nice not to have to contend with ice and snow, but I’m pining a bit for days cold enough to wear boots and a heavy coat. Of course, now that I’ve said that out loud we’re sure to have a blizzard. Sorry neighbors.
No matter what the weather, February is shorts season for most casual wear retailers. Despite the actual temperatures, your favorite stores are rolling out their spring and summer lines, and this means it’s time to get serious about your summer wardrobe. When we start shopping for the next season, we tend to gravitate toward those pieces that lend themselves to a wear-it-now, wear-it-later approach because, of course, we can wear them now — that pretty summer skirt you’ve been eyeing doesn’t have to languish in the closet until Memorial Day; pair it with a sweater and some tights while it’s cold out, and with a tank and sandals when the weather heats up.
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