The Pantone color geniuses have declared spring’s defining shades as Classic Blue, Aquamarine and Scuba. These hues pair perfectly with black or white, or add depth when mixed with graphic prints or texture. Or go for the minimalist approach, as with this fresh, daytime party dress by Jason Wu, which you can save for the first sunny weekend in spring.
Made in Germany, this collaboration by MYKITA and Bernhard Willhelm is on the cutting edge of eyewear. Crafted of surgical stainless steel, the frames are feather-light and boast UV protection. This pair, called Franz, is gold mirrored flash with a polished gold frame and well-engineered with crisp, clean lines. Edward Beiner, $495
“If your hair is done properly and you’re wearing good shoes, you can get away with anything.” —Iris Apfel
Aveda’s Hand Relief Night Renewal Serum restores and renews your hands nightly—just the product to heal dry, winter skin. Not only does the serum moisturize and plump smooth fine lines but it also reduces dark spots. And you’ll love the spa-like aroma of orange, lavandin and eucalyptus. NUOVO Salons, $35
Expose the young fashionista in your life early to style icon Coco Chanel in picture book form with Different Like Coco, written and illustrated by Elizabeth Matthew. Coco’s rags-to-riches story may inspire a young lady to embrace what makes her different and pursue her own passion in life. Bookstore1, $16.99