Style: The Brights of Spring

Designers are determined to look on the bright side this spring, with saturated colors turning up on everything from waterproof rubber ballet flats (the shoes of the season) to fitted jackets, sunglasses and even eye shadow. Aqua and cyclamen pink lead the pack, but color experts say any bold shade works in warmer months. Take advantage of these punchy hues while they last (Mother's Day gifts, perhaps?). Come fall, it's going to be back to all black. --By Kate Betts

RAIN OR SHINE

Forget about frumpy galoshes. Thanks to shoe designers Sigerson Morrison, even the messiest rainy days can be weathered...

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