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Today is the first day of spring and most people are ready to put away their winter clothes and dress for the new spring season. For those that are looking for the latest spring fashions, local fashion designer Zankhna Parekh joined Sharon Tazewell to show off what's "in" this season.

In the latest edition of "Smarter Living," Sharon and Zankhna talk about what's trending in prints, colors and fabrics.

This spring is going to be all about bright colors with floral prints, pastels and lighter, breathable fabrics.

Some examples:

  • Maxi dress – the go-to for comfort, style and can easily be transitioned from day to night.
  • Black and white prints – New York Fashion Week, runways and all major designer's "look books" are sporting this new trend. The old little black dress is out and the new black and white prints are in.
  • Boyfriend shirt dress – a trend that was started a year ago and it's here to stay. Soft, lightweight and easy to throw on with a pair of flip flops for a day look and wear with wedges for a formal summer barbeque or pool party look.
  • Bright colors – coral, bright pink, etc

If you'd like to see more of Zankhna's designs, you can check out her website.

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