Pastel colors are going to be a big trend this spring, but many women tend to shy away from them because they fear looking like Easter eggs or little girls. There's no need to avoid the lightest and sweetest lavenders, pinks, blues, and yellows, which can soften your overall look and make you feel happier and lighter than you have all winter long -- if you can keep a few tricks in mind for how to wear them well.

Lucky for us, it's easier than ever to find great and sophisticated pastel clothing and accessories. Here are 9 essential pastel pieces that will make you super excited to add light hues to your spring wardrobe.

 

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