Spring style guide: 3 ways to freshen up your wardrobe

Is it spring yet? 

Officially, yes. Some days it feels like it; some days it doesn’t. But warmer weather is definitely on the way — and nothing puts a spring in our step like a fresh new look.   

Maybe you’ve done some spring cleaning and you’re ready to restock your wardrobe. Maybe you’re tired of chunky cable-knit sweaters and want a piece that can flow with the late-April breeze. Or maybe you just need some inspiration as you gear up for the season’s first grill party.

If you’re looking for a little advice as you embark on your spring refresh, here are 3 guidelines to keep in mind.    

Embrace quiet luxury.

The phrase “quiet luxury” is having a moment. It refers to clothing that’s sophisticated, understated, and timeless — not flashy or frilly or self-consciously trendy. (Think of it like this: if Shiv Roy would wear it, then it’s quietly luxurious.) 

To add some quiet luxury to your spring wardrobe, look no further than our Alex Mill collection:

Go for matching sets.

There’s a reason why matching sets are so popular right now: they’re equal parts polished and playful, and you don’t have to worry about what goes with what. Here are a few of our current favorites.

Revisit the classics.

Our sweet spot is where classic and modern meet. These H&A exclusives are the ultimate expression of our personal aesthetic: high-quality, super-comfortable, and built to last. 

  • The Overlook Polo. Inspired by our favorite overlook in upstate New York, this go-anywhere, do-anything shirt combines fine craftsmanship and friendly fabric with a modern fit. 
  • The Lewis Pocket T. This wardrobe classic is crafted from 100% 8-ounce cotton jersey, then garment-dyed and garment-washed for a buttery-soft feel. Offset it with a bandana for a pop of color (and a helpful bit of layering in unpredictable spring weather).  
  • The Hamlin Polo. Created in collaboration with The Normal Brand, this shirt is crafted with care from a Hamlin Jersey cotton/poly blend. It’s the definition of a better basic — and the product of a perfect partnership. 

There’s so much more, both online and in-store. If you’re looking to put a little extra spring in your step (or a little more May in your wardrobe), we’d love to help you find your new favorite thing. 

Here’s to new seasons, new adventures, and whatever comes next. 

Andrew + Clark

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