spring fashion cold and hot

March, April and the first weeks of May can be awkward when it comes to choosing what to wear.

Everything centers more on practicality than it does on fashion.

Take any random day during this time of year and you could experience the following…

In the morning it’s a little cold, certainly cool enough for a coat and trousers.

Fast forward a few hours and the coat has to come off because the temperature is rising.

By around midday it could start to feel like a summers day and the layers start to come off.

By around 4-5 when you’re coming back from work you’ve had enough of being hot all day. This is when many will change into shorts and a t-shirt or something just as light.

As the evening/night draws in the cool air returns, suddenly the coat and trousers you were wearing in the morning look far more appealing and like a much smarter decision.

 

This manic weather differential is why the spring is such a confusing time for fashion. It’s not uncommon to have frost in the morning and people sunbathing in the afternoon in places such as Canada, Europe, Australia and some parts of the US.

So what’s your options?

 

Versatility

In this level of unpredictability you need be well prepared.

A versatile wardrobe is the key to overcoming spring fashion.

Stocking your wardrobe with something for all occasions is a choice you’ll thank yourself for when everyone around you is struggling at different points during the day.

 

Be Willing To Carry Items

You can’t take your entire wardrobe with you, even carrying a coat is a pain. However it’s necessary. No matter how warm it looks outside in the current moment, you’ll thank yourself later on when the temperature begins to drop again.

It’s far easier to go hands-free, but carrying a warmer item around in your hand, in a bag or something similar is a smart strategy.

It’s better to be prepared than cold. We can take items off when we’re too hot, but being cold has limited options if you’ve got nothing extra to wear.

Be smart, make sure laziness isn’t the reason you suffer later in the day, or get soaked in unexpected heavy rain.

 

Mid-weather Items

There are certain items that are made for this mid-range weather. Light sweaters, thin hoodies and white trousers are great examples.

These items won’t keep you warm in the winter on their own, neither will they make you overly hot in the summer. They sit in-between the scale of warm and cold weather items, which makes them perfect for that awkward spring unpredictability.

A great strategy is to stock these items ready for spring. It enables you to wear one outfit for the entire day without getting too uncomfortable at either end of the scale.

 

Leave Clothing At The Office

If it’s a work day, then either side of office hours is when you’re going to suffer. You could set off that morning knowing it’s going to be a great day.

However by 5pm you’re looking out the window and conditions don’t favor your current outfit.

By keeping a coat at the office you can avoid a difficult journey home, or post work social, even if it’s not always necessary.

If you’ve got a car, then keeping alternative clothing inside is always a safe strategy.

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March, April and the first weeks of May can be awkward when it comes to choosing what to wear.

Everything centers more on practicality than it does on fashion.

Take any random day during this time of year and you could experience the following…

In the morning it’s a little cold, certainly cool enough for a coat and trousers.

Fast forward a few hours and the coat has to come off because the temperature is rising.

By around midday it could start to feel like a summers day and the layers start to come off.

By around 4-5 when you’re coming back from work you’ve had enough of being hot all day. This is when many will change into shorts and a t-shirt or something just as light.

As the evening/night draws in the cool air returns, suddenly the coat and trousers you were wearing in the morning look far more appealing and like a much smarter decision.

 

This manic weather differential is why the spring is such a confusing time for fashion. It’s not uncommon to have frost in the morning and people sunbathing in the afternoon in places such as Canada, Europe, Australia and some parts of the US.

So what’s your options?

 

Versatility

In this level of unpredictability you need be well prepared.

A versatile wardrobe is the key to overcoming spring fashion.

Stocking your wardrobe with something for all occasions is a choice you’ll thank yourself for when everyone around you is struggling at different points during the day.

 

Be Willing To Carry Items

You can’t take your entire wardrobe with you, even carrying a coat is a pain. However it’s necessary. No matter how warm it looks outside in the current moment, you’ll thank yourself later on when the temperature begins to drop again.

It’s far easier to go hands-free, but carrying a warmer item around in your hand, in a bag or something similar is a smart strategy.

It’s better to be prepared than cold. We can take items off when we’re too hot, but being cold has limited options if you’ve got nothing extra to wear.

Be smart, make sure laziness isn’t the reason you suffer later in the day, or get soaked in unexpected heavy rain.

 

Mid-weather Items

There are certain items that are made for this mid-range weather. Light sweaters, thin hoodies and white trousers are great examples.

These items won’t keep you warm in the winter on their own, neither will they make you overly hot in the summer. They sit in-between the scale of warm and cold weather items, which makes them perfect for that awkward spring unpredictability.

A great strategy is to stock these items ready for spring. It enables you to wear one outfit for the entire day without getting too uncomfortable at either end of the scale.

 

Leave Clothing At The Office

If it’s a work day, then either side of office hours is when you’re going to suffer. You could set off that morning knowing it’s going to be a great day.

However by 5pm you’re looking out the window and conditions don’t favor your current outfit.

By keeping a coat at the office you can avoid a difficult journey home, or post work social, even if it’s not always necessary.

If you’ve got a car, then keeping alternative clothing inside is always a safe strategy.