The Spring Trend We Weren't Expecting

Now that we’ve got our confessions out for the day, allow us to share our newest spring trend discovery that’s as easy as 1-2-3. We’ve noticed a crop of ladies layering bustiers and bralets over their everyday shirts. Click through to find out exactly how to pull off this seemingly strange, but totally adorable trend, and shop your favourite pieces along the way!

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Sabrina Meijer of afterDRK

Don’t feel like budgeting for a corset this spring? No problem! Do like Meijer did, and tie a cashmere sweater around your midsection to create the illusion of a crop top. Genius, right?

Marni Moss Bustier Top ($970)

?We’re crazy about the colour, cut, and texture on this chic bustier.

Theyskens’ Theory S/S 14

We know we can always count on Theyskens’ Theory for the ultimate cool-girl look, but this one blew it out of the water.

Zara Cropped Sporty Top ($30)

?We can totally see a model-off-duty (and you) wearing this sporty crop top over a slouchy t-shirt and blue jeans.

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Anouska Proetta Brandon

Anouska Proetta Brandon

?A button-down blouse with a blazer is nice and all, but a throw a corset into the mix and you’re looking at a serious outfit upgrade.

Acne Rue Li Mix Bustier Top ($381)

?If you’re new to this trend, try a structured, black bustier over a simple, white button-down blouse.

Prada S/S 14

OK, ok, we know there’s no real layering going on here, but we’re never ones to skip out on a tromp l’oeil reference, especially when it relates to the latest trends.

H&M Leather Bustier ($60)

?Vamp up your look by layering this strapless bustier over a blousy, charcoal t-shirt.

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Pernille Teisbaek of Look de Pernille

?For a minimal, clean iteration of this trend, go for a look a la Teisbaek.

On Teisbaek: Acne bustier and shirt; vintage Levi’s; Chanel bag; Balenciaga shoes.

Tibi Sonoran Eyelet Bustier ($225)

?Well isn’t this just the sweetest bustier that we ever did see?

Yasmin Sewell

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Style Du Monde

If a sweater and skirt combination sounds boring to you, spice things up with a ribbed bralet. Bam!

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Nasty Gal Cropped Out Top ($78)

?Our favourite part of this crop top: the subtle, white stitching. It’ll pair perfectly with a crisp, white button-down blouse!

Topshop Limited Edition Silver Lace Bralet ($76)

?This cheerful bralet will have even more of an impact over a shirt than when worn alone, we promise.