Spring has sprung in Baltimore and it is time to brighten up your wardrobe. It is not just bright or pastel colors in style but primary colors are the rave this season. Check out these styles that bring out the smile and attitude.
5002 Lawndale Ave
Baltimore, Md. 21210
Hours: Tue to Sat – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The consignment trend is in at high end shops that sell designer and name brand fashions. You can get assistance and advice on how to put your look together whether you are looking to be cute or sassy. Stripes seem to be very popular for the spring season. Accessorize with chain belts, long necklaces but don’t forget sunglasses. If choosing a plain colored shirt, pick something that will pop like a bold orange or lime that can be playful or cool.
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1926 Fleet St., Suite A
Baltimore, Md. 21231
Hours: Sun to Tues – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wed to Sat – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Colored denim jeans are everywhere. You can wear them with heels or flats as shown here. Ultraviolet colors are in style now. Paired with a color coordinated top will allow you to show your fashion sense. Accessorize with a matching necklace and see how many compliments you get throughout the day. You will not only be satisfied with how you look but also with how you feel. Other popular trendy colored jeans are lavender, lime and fuchsia. Keep in mind that skinny jeans are not just for the skinny; there are thick denims with two percent stretch for a contoured fit and darker colors to elongate a petite frame.
667 Old Mill Rd.
Millersville, Md. 21108
Hours: Mon to Fri – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fashion for the whole family with a wide range of styles. Earth tones may be in right now for the men, but you can still look fashionable with those plaid, belted shorts and a plain colored shirt. Pictured also is a Sean Jean button shirt paired with white shorts for any man to feel comfortable yet stylish. Add a hat and sunglasses and strut your stuff; just don’t forget your sunscreen.
811 Aliceanna St.
Baltimore, Md. 21202
Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sun – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Women everywhere can find fresh new looks at consignment shops and boutiques. The layered look is a trend that helps when the weather is unpredictable. When wearing plain colors like the white jacket shown, choose an underlying color with a pattern that will pop to add flair to your outfit. The feather dangling earrings and beaded bracelet are just the right touch to finish off this fabulous outfit. A little bling goes a long way.
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49 Main St.
Reisterstown, Md. 21136
Tues, Fri, Sat – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sun – 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
This long multi-colored skirt has spring written all over it. The orchid top can be worn with the chain belt around the waist for a slimming look or double layered as a long chunky necklace for a very polished look. Whether you wear it to work or out to dinner, you will be turning heads when entering any room.
Gloria Dietz is a freelance writer and Baltimore native. She is somewhat of a local celebrity in her own right who has appeared on TV shows throughout the years. Pop culture is her thing, as well as style and bargain hunting. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.