My Spring Wardrobe Spruce-Up with Kohl’s (AND a Kohl’s Gift Card Giveaway!)

You. Guys.

I am so excited.


You know what that means… it’s time for a wardrobe spruce-up, y’all!

*Disclosure: Thank you to Kohl’s for providing me with the gift card that funded my wardrobe spruce-up!*

I was so excited to take on this little Spring wardrobe spruce-up project because frankly… my wardrobe needs some sprucing. Especially my Spring options.

Here in the Pacific NorthWET there can be a bit of a weather personality disorder. For example, today we hit almost 60 and I sat outside on my porch to feel the amazing sunshine warmth on my face.

Only days before I was wearing long sleeves and a jacket and wool socks.

Rule #1 for dressing in the Pacific Northwest during ANY time of year is to LAYER. So when I went to Kohl’s I knew I needed to find a layer and since our spring is not particularly warm and I had long pants in mind.

Plus, I’m always cold.

Wanna see what I found?

Kohl's Spring Wardrobe Spruce-up with @jennyonthespotWhat I’m wearing…

  • • High-waist, wide-leg jeans by Elle
  • • Chiffon, chevron, hi-low top by HeartSoul (similar here)
  • • Faux-leather motorcycle jacket by Apt. 9
  • • Platform, wedge sandals by Mudd
  • • Gold tone jewelry by Lauren Conrad

A short-sleeved shirt and sandal wedges in March in the PNW? You bet! It doesn’t ALWAYS rain around here, but when the inevitable chill kicks in… that sassy motorcycle jacket is just the ticket. I’ve got lots of Stylish Leather Motorcycle Jackets and I love wearing them! They go with pretty much everything and they’re great for when I want to go out on the bike. I love the light gray. It would be easy to throw on a simply black sweater or jacket too, but I prefer the contrast PLUS the gray gives the outfit a spring-like lift!


Speaking of lighter colors… when people think Spring, they often think pastels. I am not a huge pastel person. I adore pastels, but finding pastels that look great on me is a toughie.

That’s why I was so excited to find something NOT black and white. I could easily have all black in my closet… it’s just a great color for me and my fake blonde-ness however… I am over the moon about this cute little bow sheer sleeveless top by Eyelash! I’ve been noticing that nautical things are all the fashion rage right now, so it was a no-brainer to hop on THAT fashion train boat!

Kohl's Spring Wardrobe Spruce-up with @jennyonthespot

Basically, I scored two entirely different outfits with simply a change of top and shoes… voilà!

I knew I had a pair of faux patent leather red wedges at home and knew they would go perfectly. That is why this is a spruce-up post, not a buy a whole new wardrobe post.

red shoes

It’s about finding a few new things to give new life to the great things we already have in our closets.

Adding a SPRING in your step, if you will.

Kohl's Spring Wardrobe Spruce-up with @jennyonthespot

Kohl's Spring Wardrobe Spruce-up with @jennyonthespot

Don’t underestimate the impact of shoes and accessories, right?!

I like taking a staple (like a pair of jeans or slacks) and making entirely different outfits by changing-up the top, adding or removing an accessory or two… and switching out the shoes. It’s easy to feel like you’ve scored a whole new wardrobe by playing with staple pieces.

I spent $152.60 and gained at least two new outfits for my spring wardrobe. I have some black slacks and a jean skirt I can change-up my tops with… and of course just about any top in my closet will work with those.

And can I say… I LOVE high-waisted jeans. PERFECTION.

Oh, and I saved $198.60.


I shopped the Grand Opening sale… I live near Seattle, and for my Seattle-area people I have some good news! A new Kohl’s has opened at The Commons of Federal Way!

Though I did only focus on Grand Opening sale items, I did find one clearance item I couldn’t resist. A previous shopper had hung the motorcycle jacket in the wrong place and it was as if it was left there just for me…

I must admit, I can’t get my mind off the birch-colored faux-leather motorcycle jacket by Rock & Republic. I earned me some Kohl’s Cash when I was there. Thinking I may need to head back.

Speaking of heading back to Kohl’s, how would you like to win a $100 gift card to Kohl’s? I have one to give away! Simply click on over to, find a little something that tickles your fancy, come back and tell me about it in the comments! Use the Rafflecopter widget to earn additional entries. One comment per person.

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Oh this is just me thinking about my cute Kohl’s Spring wardrobe spruce-up…


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66 Responses to “My Spring Wardrobe Spruce-Up with Kohl’s (AND a Kohl’s Gift Card Giveaway!)”

  1. I adore the ELLE Striped Fit & Flare Ponte Dress…pretty in pink 🙂

  2. Susan says:

    I’m in love with maxi dresses for spring. I can always sneak some leggings underneath if it turns cold again up here in the north east. This one is so pretty:

  3. Mary Happymommy says:

    I think the SONOMA life + style® Platform Wedge Sandals are so cute!

  4. trish says:

    I’m kinda thinking I would look totes adorbs in the Chaps Paisley Empire Maxi Dress!

  5. Jessie C. says:

    I like LC Lauren Conrad Floral Fit & Flare Dress

  6. Lisa Brown says:

    i like the Mudd® Crochet Wedge Sandals

  7. wendy says:

    They have the greatest collection of workout wear at Kohls! I would totally update my gym wear… a new pair of capri pants, maybe a new pair of Nike kicks. Yep, definitely.

  8. Elena says:

    I would get the Lauren Conrad Jolie bedding set

  9. pamm kesselring says:

    I would love the platform shoes that you bought.

  10. Christina says:

    I love the entire Vera line as well as Rock & Republic line. Great giveaway AND karate chop!

  11. Sarah Duehr says:

    I really like the “Jennifer Lopez Chiffon Caftan Top” easy to dress up or down.

  12. Deborah says:

    There is os much that I LOVe at Kohls, by the way, I love both of your shirts you purchased and those gorgeous wedges. But if I had to pick a piece on my own, I love the Jennifer Lopez Accordion-Pleat Shift Dress. So cute and springy and transitional.

  13. Sarah says:

    I love the rock and republic line!

  14. Kathy says:

    You look fantastic! Love the shoes!

  15. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    I love the Gloria Vanderbilt Amanda jeans!

  16. wild orchid says:

    I love the ELLE™ Striped Fit & Flare Ponte Dress.

    Entered the rafflecopter as “Wild orchid”

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

  17. Tracey Abernathy says:

    I adore those red wedges!!! Oh and the chevron top! 🙂

  18. courtney b says:

    i really want a new keurig.. THAT is what i would get at kohls! really want one…

  19. Julie Wood says:

    I would love to get the Jennifer Lopez Ponte Sheath Dress,and Jennifer Lopez Lace Espadrille Flats!This would be a cute outfit for Summer!

  20. Kim Uyyek says:

    Love the wedge shoes and the nautical shirt. I’m looking for a new spring dress, 40s style, did you happen to see any? But I also love high-waisted jeans.

  21. I love the J Lo Riviera Chic Look! — the pink chiffon top, leggings and killer banded plated high heels!

  22. Sents Saver says:

    I love the LC Lauren Conrad Lace Raglan Ponte Sheath Dress

  23. Thomas Murphy says:

    I want the Croft & Barrow Classic-Fit Solid Pique Polo

  24. Melissa M says:

    I like the Croft & Barrow® Fit For You D-Cup Tankini Top

  25. latanya says:

    Apt. 9® Boyfriend Capris

  26. Keisha says:

    I NEED the Candie’s® Embellished Bandeau Midkini Top! ADORABLE! and on sale! 🙂

  27. Lucrecer says:

    Kohl’s is my favorite place to shop. I love the outfits!

  28. Kellie Rose Wilson says:

    LOVE the anchor blouse!

  29. Eloquence says:

    Love the So swimsuit separates!

  30. Kelly D says:

    I like the 212 Collection Printed Knot-Front Dress

  31. Michelle says:

    Holy macaroni! I love everything at Kohl’s, but especially LOVE J-Lo jeans. They are the only jeans that fit my full bottomed figure!

  32. Harmony B says:

    Like the Candie’s® Strappy Wedge Sandals – Women

  33. jubilee says:

    I really like the pink Apt. 9 sling back wedges. Gorgeous. And.Do.You.Know: I have nary a wedge in my wardrobe?! This must be rectified immediately. Just sayin’.

  34. Aly says:

    I really like the ELLE™ Peep-Toe High Heels!

  35. Ashley C says:

    I’d love to get the Simply Vera Vera Wang Skinny Jeans!


  36. Amy Orvin says:

    I love Mariah Carey’s Dreams perfume

  37. Lisa says:

    I really thing the Madison Park Bali 6-pc. Quilt Set is super pretty

  38. Jay Dee says:

    I’d like to get the aden + anais 4-pk. Safari Friends Swaddles for my baby.

  39. Julie says:

    I would take my husband shopping for some new Dockers

  40. monstergirlee says:

    I would first look for that b/w chevron top – LOVE IT!
    Then I would probably buy a 5 qt stainless steel pot, because I really need one.

    Thanks for a chance to win!

  41. C. says:

    I like the Nike Legend Dri-Fit tights

  42. Amanda says:

    The striped racer back one piece suit. I may just put a swimsuit on and stare petulantly out my front door until the snow is gone.

  43. Christina Z says:

    I love the daisy fuentes Printed Knot-Front Top and some Rock and Republic Jeans. So many things I LOVE Kohls!

  44. Calli says:

    love the lauren conrad floral dress!

  45. Anna Hettick says:

    Anything chevron! Serisouly. I am addicted to chevron.

  46. Ashley H says:

    I like their Vera Wang sandals

  47. Crimson R. says:

    I like the SO Yoga Pants in pink and black.

  48. meredith says:

    I like the Simply Vera Vera Wang Nina Floral Shirtdress

  49. Nicole says:

    I like the Giacca Faux-Leather Scuba Jacket.

  50. jr frugalmom says:

    I really like the Chaps Solid Shift Dress in pink, but I absolutely love the Chaps Floral Sateen Dress.

  51. Ann says:

    the nike tank top for sure!

  52. Betty Baez says:

    I love the LC Lauren Conrad Skinny Ankle Jeans!

  53. Amy Stonger says:

    I like the LC Lauren Conrad Striped Maxi Dress. It’s perfect for spring!

  54. Julie says:

    I need some new yoga pants!

  55. Adriane says:

    I like the Simply Vera Vera Wang Cuffed Denim Capris

  56. Dawn Keenan says:

    I love the Jessica Howard embroidered chiffon dress

  57. rachel says:

    I like the Relic Ainsley Mini Satchel

  58. Bert says:

    the SONOMA life + style Slip-On Shoes are nice

  59. Loving the Dana Buchman for spring!

  60. Norma says:

    I like the Croft and Barrow printed pleated tank.

  61. Heather Hayes Panjon says:

    I LOVE The ELLE™ Espadrille Wedges – Women Perfect For Spring!

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