May 19th, 2015 at 2:00am

When shopping for new pieces for your spring/summer wardrobe, stay on the lookout for classic pieces. They come in handy when putting together a look. You could start with a basic or classic apparel as the foundation, then add or mix the unique pieces in along the way. For example, purchase a classic denim jacket then pair it with a funky patterned dress. That way you’re able stay on trend with the dress, but have a classic piece (the jacket) that you’re able to pair with almost anything.

This Fashionista is rocking a free-flowing floral dress paired with a dark-wash denim jacket. For shoes, she is sporting a pair of nude wedges that add a touch of femininity and height. Her accessories are kept simple with small rings and a delicate bracelet. Her look is feminine and playful. This style expert is dressed perfectly for a weekend spent with family or friends.

The denim/summer dress combo has been trend for as long as I can remember. There are a plethora of styles of dresses and denim to choose from, so it’s easy to make this look your own. This Fashionista is the perfect example of a feminine approach to this look. Some of my other favorites to style this look include a light wash denim jacket and a lace summer dress for a bohemian approach. Another option is a ‘90s-inspired look that includes an acid-wash denim jacket and a quirky summer dress.

What is your STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK? “Spend your money on classic pieces that will last a long time, but have fun with trends, too.”