The best spring fashion trends for 2014

A new season means it’s time to update your wardrobe. Check out these runway-inspired looks for a fresh twist on spring.

It's time to shed that winter coat and get ready for new spring fashion outfits featuring bold blue hues, block stripes, pleated skirts and more. Feast your eyes on the full list of the top warm-weather trends for this season, and snag our favorite must-have items for spring in the slideshow below.

2014 spring fashion trends

Pretty pleats

Gathered skirts in all lengths and fabrics are forgiving, flattering and ultra-feminine.

Bold blues

This eye-catching hue looks sharp on every woman.

Matching sets

Combine youthful separates in coordinating prints for a punchy update to the romper.

Sporty details

Even though these garments and accessories are inspired by the gym, they also double as streetwear.

Photographic prints

From scenery to food snapshots, amp up a casual look by incorporating a conversational piece.

Neutral jackets

Transition into spring weather with earth-toned toppers.

Block stripes

Bands of color are splashed on traditional men’s pieces.

White and light denim

These wear-with-everything pieces look better with use, so don’t worry about getting ’em dirty.

Our favorite spring trend items

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    Must-have spring fashion item: Boden Richmond blazer, $118, at

  • Must-have spring fashion item: Gap bonded mac trench coat, $108, at Gap, locations throughout the city; visit

  • Must-have spring fashion item: Nasty Gal After Midnight blue jumpsuit, $98, at

  • Must-have spring fashion item: River Island floral structured mini, $50, at

  • Must-have spring fashion item: A Fine Line Ben shorts, $99, at Brooklyn Fox, 200 Bedford Ave at North 6th St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-388-7010,

  • Must-have spring fashion item: Givenchy polo shirt, $485, at

  • Must-have spring fashion item: Beloved Sushi hoodie, $68, at

  • Must-have spring fashion item: Scotch & Soda relaxed-fit denim shirt, $115, at

Photograph: Colin Thomas -

Must-have spring fashion item: Boden Richmond blazer, $118, at