In the soft months of spring, clothes can represent freedom: no more burdensome sweaters, clunky boots and bulky coats to weigh us down. All that heaviness gives way to fabrics that swirl and dance, reflecting the season’s softness and light in pinks and whites.

Pretty pink

Ted Baker dress, $98, nordstromrack.com

Kate Spade white shoes, $55, macys.com

BaubleBar orange earrings, $36, nordstrom.com

Fishnet socks, $15 2-pack, nordstrom.com

 Lovely lace

Chloe shirt, $425, nordstrom.com

Rachel Zoe Almond milk skirt, $125, macys.com

Rush Earrings, $13, tjmaxx.com

 Rosy ruffles

Philip Lim dress, $695, nordstrom.com

White tortoise earrings, $36, nordstrom.com

Antique Silk flower, $14, Time Bomb Vintage, Mpls.

Full flounce

Ted Baker Dress, $260, nordstromrack.com

Serefina earrings, $48, nordstrom.com

Prada shoes, $458, farfetch.com