I’ve Been Considering My Spring Wardrobe for Months—8 Pieces I’m Investing In

Including vacation-ready and runway-inspired pieces.

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With close to 20 years in the fashion industry, I’ve not only seen it all—but also know how to parse through the endless sea of stuff. What’s worth buying? What’s not? In Self Checkout, you’ll find my highly specific recommendations with a few picks from my most knowledgeable, stylish friends. 

Bonjour from Paris Fashion Week! We’re in the home stretch of watching show after show that highlights what will be in stores next fall (you can read about all the most interesting fall 2024 trends—including this street style trend involving sweaters that really got people talking). Honestly, though, all I can think about is getting away for a second to shop the spring arrivals at my favorite stores. The list is long—I mean, I’ve been thinking about what I want to get for the past six months—but here’s what I want to buy first. 

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Editor-in-chief Nikki Ogunnaike on the streets of Paris.

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Nikki Ogunnaike

Nikki Ogunnaike is the Editor in Chief of Marie Claire US. She has previously held roles at Harper's Bazaar, GQ, ELLE, Glamour, InStyle, and Vanity Fair. You may also recognize Nikki from her time as the host of Snapchat’s Online, IRL and IGTV's The Run Through. Based in Brooklyn, New York, in her free time Nikki enjoys running half marathons, learning about wine, and watching reality TV without an ounce of shame. You can follow her at @nikkiogun.