12 Pretty Pastel Outfits for Spring

The Best Pastel Outfits from Street Style

Sweet, ladylike pastel colors are a massive fashion trend for women this year. Ice cream pastels, including petal pink, petal blue, luscious lavender, pineapple yellow and robin's egg blue, were shown all over the designer runways for spring and summer. Pastels are all over street style now, where influencers are mixing and matching these cool, muted shades with each other and neutrals, to create fresh outfits. So whether your style is edgy, preppy, or something completely different, we've rounded up the best pastel outfits from street style to inspire you to wear these softer colors now.

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Mint Green Jeans

Street style mint green jeans
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Mint green jeans are fresh for spring and summer fashion this year. Here's a pretty street style look you can copy, that styles trendy, cropped green jeans (these are from the new Levi's 501s line of colored denim jeans) with a soft pink pullover and pretty pastel accessories. 

Styling Tip: Take a page from this street style influencer and add sophistication to girlish, pastel outfits, by layering a classic trench coat on top.

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Head to Toe Green Outfit

Street Style Head to Toe Green Outfit
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It's so easy being green when the color is a muted pastel, as seen in this soft and pretty green outfit. A fitted lace top and a maxi skirt are both trendy dressing pieces for spring and summer fashion this year, that look fresh and unexpected worn together, in soothing mint.

Styling Tip: Wear black shoes to add sophistation to head to toe pastel outfits.

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Mint Green and Lavender Outfit

Street Style - Mint Green and Lavender Outfit
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Some pastel shades play particularly well together, as seen in this fashionable warm weather outfit. Muted green and lavender tones look fresh and modern worn in the same look, especially when they're both designed in soft, unstructured fabrics with a bit of sheen.

Styling Tip: A denim jacket is the perfect, casual top layer to bring structure and shape to your flowy summer outfits.

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Green Coat

Street style - Green Coat
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Stylish tweed is fashioned in a playtful, mint green pattern, for a stand-out coat that would look fantastic over all your spring and summer outfits. Here, it creates a head-turning outfit, worn over a feminine sweater and classic mini-skirt. 

Styling Tip: Layer a three-quarter length spring coat over a shorter skirt and bare legs, for a long-over-short silhouette that feels modern now.

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Blue Pantsuit

Street style - Blue Pantsuit
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You want to look like a boss — so why would you ever wear boring outfits to work? This season, our pick for the most fashionable outfit to wear to the office is a coordinated pantsuit in a pretty pastel color. We're particularly wild about this boyfriend-style pantsuit in robin's egg blue, as worn by a street style influencer.

Styling Tip: Wear sneakers with a coordinated pantsuit, for an unfussy look that feels super stylish this year.

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Pink on Purple Outfit

Street Style - Pink On Purple Outfit
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Play with shades of pink and purple in the same outfit this season, for a graduated look in pastels that feels ultra-fashionable now. Here, a trenchcoat in coral pink is layered over a pale lavender jumpsuit, creating a soft-meets-structured effect that's feminine and powerful.

Styling Tip: White accessories can be a chic and modern alternative to the usual black add-ons, when you're wearing pastel outfits.

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Pink Trousers

Street style Pink Trousers
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We adore this season's pink pants fashion trend for women, as seen in this street style photo. Fluid pink trousers with a trendy, athleisure-style stripe detail on the sides are a fantastic dressing piece to add your wardrobe now. You could wear these pants with everything from your favorite grey sweatshirt, to crew-neck sweaters, t-shirts and printed blouses, depending on whether you want to dress them up or down.

Styling Tip: Try wearing a darker top over pale pink trousers, to keep the focus squarely on your awesome pants.

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Wear a Pink Coat With All-Black Outfits

Street style nk Coat and Black Outfit
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Does your wardrobe trend to streamlined black separates? A cheerful pastel coat is a fabulous purchase you can make now, that will add trendy style and colour all your outfits for the office and casual weekend wear. High-contrast black and pink is a grown-up way to wear an otherwise girlish color, that's just as wearable to the office as it is for casual days and weekends.

Styling Tip: Pop your collar in a pastel coat for a touch of retro-cool style this season.

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Pink Jacket and Purple Skirt

Pink Jacket and Purple Skirt
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Go big or go home this fashion season, in a saturated, deep purple pleated skirt worn with cool, petal pink jacket. Take a look at how this style influencer has tripled down on the pastel trend, by also adding a pretty printed scarf in purple tones that match her skirt.

Styling Tip: Belt your outfits at the waist to create definition and show off your womanly shape, especially when you're wearing longer skirt lengths.

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Say Yes to Yellow

Street style - Yellow Outfit
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Shades of yellow, from pale butter to bold banana and dandy daffodil, are delightfully stylish now for spring and summer fashion. In this street style look, a crushed velvet coat and midi length skirt look surprisingly modern and fresh in pineapple yellow. The midi length of the skirt really works with a long coat, to create a sophisticated silhouette that feels very French.

Styling Tip: Match pastel separates with neutral wardrobe pieces, such as the beige sweater pictured here, to add polish to your outfits for interviews, presentations or client meetings. 

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Yellow Maxi Dress

Street style Yellow Maxi Dress
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We love this outfit with a long-sleeved dress in dandelion yellow, for dressing up on weekends. The texture on the dress also adds plenty of interest. We'd wear this look to brunch or shopping with our girlfriends, when we want to inspire envy.

Styling Tip: Layer a black jacket or coat over a yellow dress, for a high-impact color combination that adds instant polish, when you want to make an impact.

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Unicorn Style Dress in Multicolor Pastels

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Sometimes, a woman wants to indulge her girlish side — and what better way to do that than a long, flowing, My Little Pony inspired dress in multiple pastel shades? 

Styling Tip: Wear a black leather biker jacket over romantic dresses and outfits with long floaty skirts, to add instant sophistication and style to your overall look.