Fashion: The five spring trends to wear now

Winter is behind us (how glad are we to bid farewell?) and spring is in the air. Truly. Prepare for the joy of bright mornings, lingering days, birdsong and buds – and new fashion trends to celebrate

Nineties minimalist chic

Lighten your load with simple lines, elegant shapes – less is more

Frilled lilac sleeveless T-shirt, £17.99, Zara, Cambridge

V-neck vest, £28, Next, Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds

Studded sandals, £80, Dune, Cambridge

Mix not match

Unlikely fashion combos to make it fresh

Olive green hoodie, £28, Next, Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds

Pleated and layered net skirt, £69.99, Simone Rocha X H&M at H&M, Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds

UGG trainer, £95, Javelin, Bury St Edmunds

Fancy, frilly, floaty

Femininity as a performance

ASOS Edition Fluff Dress, £135,

Feather trimmed trousers, £, River Island, Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds

Tassel gold sandals made from pineapple leather, £79.99, H&M, Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds

Relaxed sport

Comfort meets athleticism and street style. On your marks

Olivia North Atlantic trainers, £59.40 (sale price from £99), Boudoir Femme, Cambridge

Adidas by Stella McCartney long lightweight parka, £200,

Goodmove Duffle, £45, M&S, Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds

Air balloons

Puffy sleeves are larger than life and going nowhere

Lily & Lionel Helena top Curious Zebra, £150, Boudoir Femme, Cambridge

AND/OR denim jacket, £79, John Lewis & Partners, Grand Arcade, Cambridge

Crop mint green puff top, £19.99, Zara, Cambridge

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