Outfit of the Week: A Branch of Lilac


An eighties take on cubist knitwear looks fresh and arresting in lilac, especially when paired with a glossy red manicure. Add a crystal necklace for a hint of something special under your spring trench, and carry all the essentials (and then some) in this sensible, eye-catching satchel.

Niketa Sweater, $130 at Club Monaco; I Lilac It Like That Bag, $55 at Modcloth; Step-In Sandal, $75 at American Apparel; Slim Suit Trousers, $50 at Mango; J.Crew Crystal Crush Necklace, $165 at J.Crew; Jin Soon Coquette Quintessential Collection Nail Lacquer, $18 at Space.NK.