The Spring Trends That Come Around Every Year Without Fail

Anyone who has watched The Devil Wears Prada (if you haven't, where have you been?) will be able to recall the fist-in-mouth moment when editor-in-chief Miranda Priestly says the following: “Florals for spring? Groundbreaking.” Well, sorry, Miranda, but sometimes we’re not after groundbreaking, we’re after reliable.

There are a number of key pieces and trends that act as safe bets each time winter starts to shake off its thermal blanket. Designers create them every spring because they are feel-good and effortless—therefore entirely dependable and worth investing in. From those inevitable I-should-have-worn-a-coat days to the I-just-can't-layer-anymore moments, scroll down to see the trusted building blocks of every spring wardrobe…

How many of these spring staples do you own? Tell us in the comments box below…