Los Angeles–based influencer Jen Andrews-Cater considers her style to be minimalist with a twist. If you scroll through her inspiring Instagram page, you’ll notice a range of elevated ensembles that are made up of chic and modern versatile pieces. On that note, we wanted to get a sense of the simple trends she’s currently gravitating toward because they have longevity.
Essentially, the easy trends in question aren’t so trendy. They’re forward but have classic design details that will help them live past just one season. Keep scrolling to check out the must-haves on Andrews-Cater’s list. You’ll also notice outfit imagery to showcase how you could style each of the trends. Oh, there are also shopping recommendations if that’s of interest.
“Bomber jackets are super on-trend right now, but again, I’ve always had a bomber jacket in my wardrobe mix. Whether it’s a leather bomber or an oversize canvas one, I just always feel like they add a cool factor to a simple look.”
“This spring and summer, you will see cargo pants everywhere in various fabrics: from denim to canvas to cotton. I’ve always worn cargoes, and they are sort of my go-to weekend vibe. As a busy working mom, I love throwing on a pair of cargoes, a tee, baseball hat, and kicks, and I’m out the door with my 8-year-old son to the park or birthday party.”
Next, check out more elevated basics to consider for the season.