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Welcome to Spring Forward: over the next six weeks, we'll be profiling the best new arrivals and trends at some of our favorite local boutiques.Click the Polyvore set to shop the pieces
What's black, white, and mesh all over? Well maybe not all over, but in places that will significantly up your subtly-sexy vibe? Answer: the top trends for this spring according to ACRE/SF and Acrimony shop owner Jenny Chung. Bonus points if you throw in a touch of sporty style. Below, check out Jenny's top picks for working these trends into your spring closet, along with quotes from the style maven herself. Everything's available online, at ACRE/SF in North Beach or at Acrimony in Hayes Valley.
- Jenny Chung at ACRE/SF
Trend #1, Athletic inspired looks:So long are the days of yoga pants and stretchy tank tops (ahem those days actually never existed), here come athletic inspired pieces that are both comfortable and stylish. Dress up a baseball jersey dress
- Jonathan Simkhai Neoprene Sweatshirt, $604
- Trend #2, Cut-outs: One of my favorite spring trends! Change up your basics by adding pieces that have slight adaptations. A little bit of skin keeps you feeling breezy and looking cool. Just Female Cut Out Mesh Sweatshirt,
- Silent Damir Doma Cut Out Tank, $135
Trend #3, Mesh:The slight peek-a-boo nature of this super cool fabric has infiltrated every runway collection out there. Whether it be the sides of a tank top or the front of a party dress, this fabric has definitely landed for Spring. Secon
- Stylestalker GTO Dress, $190