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,

Kate Spade white shoes, $55,

BaubleBar orange earrings, $36,

Fishnet socks, $15 2-pack,

 Lovely lace

Chloe shirt, $425,

Rachel Zoe Almond milk skirt, $125,

Rush Earrings, $13,

 Rosy ruffles

Philip Lim dress, $695,

White tortoise earrings, $36,

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

Full flounce

Ted Baker Dress, $260,

Serefina earrings, $48,

Prada shoes, $458,