My Five Fave Spring Trends: Allison Jayjack

Staff Writer
Columbus Monthly

Columbus fashion guest blogger Allison Jayjack is owner of Short North boutique Ladybird (


Why I love it: Because its classic, anyone can wear it, has the look of menswear, but tailored to a woman

How I'll wear it: I would wear this button-up as a dress and style over a vintage slip and belt at waist.Also looks greatknotted with printed pants or maxi skirts.A very Jackie O look as a cover-up for summer months ahead.So many possibilities!

Price: Denim is model's own; top is Claridge & King His/Her shirt for $112 at Ladybird


Why I love it: Shiny and fresh, adds a bit of glam to any look

How I'll wear it: Paired with something a bit more rugged... The metallic sandals, I would wear with boyfriend denim or vintage cut-offs; the pantsI would pair with a simple white T-shirt and heavy jewelry.

Price: Schutz sandals, $138 and Delfina Balada pants, $266; both at Ladybird.

Printed Pants

Why I love it: The high rise has always been a favorite style of mine-very sophisticated and flattering

How I'll wear it: Pair with cropped tops, striped tees, graphic tanks

Price: Bec & Bridge palazzo pants, $260 at Ladybird

Black & White

Why I love it: The entire mod look can be preppy to edgy (even a bit of both)

How I'll wear it: A lot of the graphics look great for this season incorporating several black-and-white printed pieces into one look. Whether it's classic florals or cool abstract prints, it's a nice change to mix them up.

Price: Sam & Lavi dress, $198 at Ladybird

Fold-over Clutches

Why I love it: So many styles, colors, fabrications to choose from

How I'll wear it: Use an oversized clutch for day, have a more structured option for evening. With all the different options, you can really elevate your outfit with the addition of a clutch.

Price: Clare Vivier clutch, $148 at Ladybird