And now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for: Your ultimate cheat sheet to the most on-trend (and affordable) spring shopping. Since the season’s heavy-hitting trends are mainly born on the runway, that’s where we’re heading first as we begin to build this robust list of must-have spring items. At times, runway looks can seem overwhelming and unapproachable, but when looked at the right way, they can be the key to obtaining the trendy wardrobe you’ve always dreamed of.
So here’s our game plan: Ahead, we highlighted some of spring 2019’s biggest trends and broke each down according to what you should look for in products while shopping for your own. In case you’d prefer we do all the shopping for you (and we don’t blame you), we provided the best under-$150 pieces you can buy now within each of the nine trends called out. Between the actual runway looks, our foolproof tips on how to spot these trends, and the affordable product to accompany each, we’re pretty sure you’ll be a spring shopping professional by the time you’re done scrolling.