By definition, an accessory is an item that enhances something else. As you may already know, this term isn’t new in the world of fashion because a look is never complete without adding a few accessories here and there to add that something extra.
The best part about accessories is that they are suitable for everyone across all ages.
Styles and tastes vary but there will always be those stylish essentials that should never be left out of your wardrobe.
Whether you want to upgrade a dull look or add a fresh new twist to your outfits, here is the gist on how to go all about it.
- Statement necklace
Never forget to include a statement necklace in your collection. You need something that stands out to wear on some special occasions. You should have your dainty pieces but balance that with one or two creative necklaces.
This is your chance to express your creative taste through your jewellery.
Personally, I love African pieces that are timeless.
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A simple plain scarf will be your go to piece whenever you don’t have a jacket or sweater to match your outfit on those unexpected chilly days.
You’ll also have those outfits that you don’t want to cover up which is why you need some scarves in your wardrobe.
Start with simple shades like black and nude then add some of your favourite colors to your collection.
A pair of comfortable boots
Yes honey! Boots will always take any outfit to a whole new level. When you pair them with the most basic outfit it adds that extra touch of style effortlessly.
Boots can actually be an everyday item or the go to shoe when it’s cold. You can find that balance by having a pair of comfortable boots that you’ll never get tired of wearing.
And remember, there are different types of boots to choose from that can be worn whether it’s raining or shining.
A pair of protective sunglasses
The sunglasses trend has blown up over the past couple of years and for good reason. We’ve seen some gigantic-style glasses, micro-glasses and so many different types of designs.
All those are very cool and trendy but you should also have a pair that actually helps protect your eyes from harmful UV rays that can cause eye damage.
Therefore, make sure you have a pair of glasses that can serve a protective purpose for your eyes without compromising on the general aesthetic.
Classy clutch bags
Clutch bags are a statement piece for your closet. You never know when you’ll need to go for a dinner event where carrying a huge bag would look extremely awkward when paired with your classy evening gown.
It is never too late to start purchasing a few classic pieces in readiness for that candle lit dinner date or formal event.
?Simple jewellery will give your outfit some oomph whether you’re pairing them with a classic gown or your everyday work wear. They’re one of the most versatile accessories you can have because they blend in easily with every outfit.
It’s wise to settle on neutral colors for your dainty pieces so you’ll have a wider variety of outfits to match them with.
Waist belts are still a huge must-have accessory. You’re free to decide which designs you love most as long you have at least one in your wardrobe. They will come through on those days you need an extra pop of style.