Pretty Fix: The March 2017 List

Spring 2017 trends have been a hot topic around GYPO lately.  On Monday, I covered the controversial “neck scarf” and today I’m tackling the next biggest topic – the bomber jacket.

This is another polarizing trend you either love or hate.  Either way, I’ve gotten a lot of requests lately for how to wear a bomber jacket and what to pair it up with.

To that I answer, pair it up as simply as possible.  A floral bomber jacket transforms your t-shirt and jeans into something special while also adding lightweight warmth to your spring outfit.  As your friend, I need to advise you that the bomber jacket can be kind of tricky.  It’s one where you really should try it on to find the right one.  Many of them are too stiff, bulky, shiny or short for my liking.  My favorites are made of thinner fabric that are neither cropped or long.  This is a personal preference thing though so don’t give up if you don’t find one you love right away!

This month’s Pretty Fix is perfect for this time of the year.  It features a floral bomber jacket, plain white tee, light wash skinny jeans and two other spring trends – lace up flats and a choker.

If you’re new around here, the Pretty Fix is a monthly feature with five budget-friendly recommendations for staying on trend.  The idea for it was born out of frustration some of you have had with box styling services. The Pretty Fix allows you to shop for the pieces at your favorite stores so it’s budget and quality conscious.  Of course, I always recommend that you shop your closet first!

Here’s your March 2017 Pretty Fix.


Pretty Fix – March 2017

1. Floral Bomber Jacket

Bomber jackets are a huge spring trend, especially in fun prints, patterns and textures.  This floral one is lightweight enough for warmer days but is also great for layering.  Try it with a basic white t-shirt under it. If this is a trend you’re planning to skip, try a blush moto jacket or a floral kimono instead. Here are some other options:  1/2/3

2. White V-neck Tee

A good white v-neck tee is a closet staple. When you find one you love, stock up!  For something new try this spring’s twist front tee trend.  Shopping options:  1/2/3

3. Wrap Choker Necklace

Hello, 90’s (and 70’s), the choker is back for another go-round.  Try one in a simple black wrap.  If this trend is too far out of your comfort zone, swap it out for a long pendant necklace. Here are some shopping options:  1/2/3

4. Light Wash Jeggings

Another throwback look that’s in for spring is light wash denim.  Try it with frayed hems to be totally on trend. Here are some options:  1/2/3

5. Lace Up Flats

These lace up flats end up on my feet at least twice a week.  There’s a good reason for that, they’re super comfy and they go with just about everything!  The lace up flat trend is one that will be around for awhile.  Additional options:  1/2/3

It’s Your Turn:  Do you love the bomber jacket trend?  If not, try it with a floral kimono instead!

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[Kimono:  Same/Twist Front Tee:  Similar/Jeans:  Same/Necklace:  Same/Shoes:  Same]

I Feel Pretty Link Up

It’s the day of the week at GYPO where we celebrate what makes us feel pretty. Whether it’s a new outfit, hairstyle, or makeup, the I Feel Pretty link up is about anything and everything that makes your life prettier. Even if you’re not a blogger, you can still play along. Just tell me what made you feel pretty this week in the comments.


Getting my pretty on with Style ElixirThe Pleated Poppy and A Good Hue.

There are just a few simple rules:

1. Follow GYPO. (Bloglovin‘, FacebookInstagram or Pinterest)

2. Link up your pretty post.

3. Link back to GYPO (using the button above or your own link).

4. Visit other pretties.