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Dress for Easter: Pastels, prints and peplum
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Nothing says Easter Sunday quite like soft pastel colors. This Easter, you can dress your part by following any of the three P’s: pastels, prints and peplum.

Pastels are a no-brainer. Soft hues are ladylike and easy to dress up or down, whether you’re going to church, hosting an Easter lunch or enjoying a nice dinner with friends and family. Pair it with a nice Easter hat, and you’ll be good to go.

Floral prints scream spring and are extremely feminine, making them perfect for an Easter ensemble. Be careful when wearing floral, though; too much can be aggressive on the eyes.

Instead, try a floral sundress with a solid cardigan or blazer on top with minimal jewelry to let the dress score the attention.

Peplum is also a huge trend for spring and a perfect Easter option, mostly because its cut is meant to resemble blossoming flowers. Whether it’s a peplum top, dress, shirt or jacket, its hugging torso and flared waist is a wonderful option for any body type to accentuate curves. Plus, it’s just adorable.

The great thing about the three P’s is they’re totally spring 2015 trends. The items can be used throughout the season and not just for Easter. So don’t feel like you’re going out and dropping money on an outfit you’re only going to wear occasionally. These are trendy looks to invest in and wear for months. Happy Easter!

Chelsea Tench is a columnist for the national fashion and women’s empowerment magazine DISfunkshion. She is a part-time columnist for the Times and can be reached at cctench@gmail.com.

 

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