03/27/2014 11:44 am ET Updated May 27, 2014

5 Must-Have Spring Staples

By Style Editor Katherine Hahn for

Spring has arrived, baby -- let's jump right in. Don't let the temperature be the only thing heating up this season!

Step up your wardrobe with five irresistible musts: little white dress, studded denim jacket, stud earrings, go-to wedges and eye-catching clutch.

A Little White Dress


Nasty Gal, $68

Step aside, little black dress. White is white-hot this season, and we want every girl looking her absolute best. Channel girl-next-door pretty while rocking plunging necklines, sexy straps -- whatever makes you feel fierce and fabulous.

Studded Denim Jacket

Do bad all by yourself with a studded denim jacket. You'll feel chic with enough edge to rock your nights out. Style tip: Pair it with something feminine (heyyy little white dress!).

Asos, $49.87


Stud Earrings

Remember those really cool earrings you wore, like, every day until you lost them at that weird frat party your freshman year of college? Yeah, those. Find a new pair to fall in love with! Earrings are fun. Be fun. Try crazy shapes, like skulls, arrows, peace signs, etc.


Bloomingdale's, $42

To-Go Wedges

You got your go-to man, go-to gal pals, go-to frozen egg rolls to satisfy wine-induced 2 a.m. salt cravings -- now, it's time for wedges you can rely on like you do that sodium-soaked goodness.

Go with neutral colors.


Aldo, $80

Eye-Catching Clutch

That bag you frantically throw everything into as you text your friends you're on the way? You need a bag like that in your life, so make it a great one. Have fun with it. Be creative. In the words of Stacy London as I distinctly remember from "What Not to Wear," it doesn't make to match. It has to go. I have this hot pink, sparkly wristlet from Lilly Pulitzer I take everywhere, even Chipotle. Do you, girl.


Tory Burch, $175

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