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Spring Is Black and White (and Neon All Over) at Arcadia

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Spring Forward at Arcadia
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The girls over at Arcadia had a field day at the tradeshows for SS14. So much so, in fact, that they had to remind themselves to reel it in a bit. "It did get to the point where we had to say okay, no more black and white, crop tops, or neon," store manager Betsy Pierce says about the NoLibs boutique's dominant spring trends. "You can definitely get caught up in it, but we try to stay true to the Arcadia aesthetic. We keep our customers in mind whenever we are buying, and want to make sure we get what they want." After the jump, Pierce talks us through the season's trends, sharing styling tips and pointers along the way.

"I think black and white in the spring is a timeless look that'll never go out of style. It's so chic, and it looks fashionable on all ages."

"Our customers have been the most curious about the crop top trend. They trust us to help them style a new trend to fit their personal style. If we know they won't be comfortable showing their midriff, then layering a crop top over a maxi dress is a great alternative. It's very important to balance a crop top with a higher rise bottom; you don't want it to look like you just forgot to put on a shirt!"

"The hints of neon are fun, whether it's with nail polish, a necklace, or earrings."
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