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Spring fling: 10 fun ways to get some spring in your step

April 11, 2016

Bee's knees: Be the life of the party with this whimsical bee bag. Wicker bee bag, $398, katespade.com for stores.

The 10 best home and fashion accessories for spring.

1. Wake up to your morning coffee in this cheerful mug. Its bright floral print is sure to put a spring in your step. Marimekko Unikko mug, $22, marimekko.com.

2. Floral prints are in the fashion forecast. Pair this rose blouse with white jeans for a perfect spring look. Kate Spade mini-rose ruffle shirt, $278, katespade.com

3. Vivienne Westwood has taken her signature bag and reworked it for spring with a quirky bunny motif. Vivienne Westwood yellow bunny bag, $310, viviennewestwood.com.

4. After last year’s explosion of white sneakers, we’re ready for some color. Try a pair in pastel for a playful look. Sophia Webster Riko laser-cut leather and suede sneakers, $350, net-a-porter.com.

5. Kitchen appliances shouldn’t just be functional; they can also have style. The award-winning Italian brand Smeg merges innovative technology with a ‘50s-style toaster. $149.95, westelm.com.

6. Reese Witherspoon’s lifestyle line Draper James offers fashion, accessories and home decor, including these lemon print tumblers. $28 for a set of four, draperjames.com.

7. Which came first — the chicken or the egg? Or was it the bunny? These fun and charming spatulas ensure that you will have a good time while you bake. Crate & Barrel Large bunny silicone spatula, $5.97, and set of 2, chick and egg mini silicone spatulas, $5.97, crateandbarrel.com.

8. It smells like spring with this set of retro-print Cath Kidston candles. The candles come in three scents: lavender, peony and fresh linen. Cath Kidston set of 3 fragranced candles, $29, cathkidston.com.

9. This vibrantly colored teapot is a mashup of Victorian style and modern technology. The unusual design consists of a silicone layer over the porcelain sculptural shape creating a touchy-feely texture. CB2 teapot, $14.95, CB2.com.

10. Be the life of the party with this whimsical bee bag. Wicker bee bag, $398, katespade.com for stores.

 

 



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