Accessories are an amazing addition to an woman’s wardrobe. The right type of fashion accessories can turn a dull outfit into something sizzling. Instead of buying a new outfit, which can be costly, the proper set of accessories can be hundreds of dollars cheaper can give you a new look, with your existing wardrobe.
For women, there are two types of accessories:
- The ones you wear; and
- The ones you carry.
A List of Different Types Of Accessories.
Accessories You Wear.
You don’t need to buy precious metal jewelry and spend hundreds or thousands of dollars. The fashion jewelry space has plenty of pieces you can buy at affordable prices to spruce up and outfit in your closet. Necklaces, rings, bracelets, and anklets for under $40 can do more for your look than a new pair of $200 True Religion jeans.
Some people place watches in the jewelry category, buy we don’t. A watch makes it’s own statement. A nice silver-gold tone watch or brown leather band one can do wonders for you if worn with a crisp white button-down shirt and fitted blue jeans.
A pair of funky socks with the right skirt or dress can really make a difference. It can transform a bland outfit into something fun. Socks are inexpensive accessories and when combined with other inexpensive accessories, you can get a completely new look for less than the price of a Starbucks coffee.
Mainly for the winter months, but you can find lightweight gloves for the spring or fall. Paired with the proper jacket or coat and you got yourself a vibrant look.
Second to only fashion jewelry as an accessory, hats are great to add to your wardrobe. Consider adding several hats to your attire. There are casual and sophisticated hats.
The right pair of sunglasses with your hat can really give you a unique look. There are so many styles and lens colors to add to your wardrobe. You don’t need to spend $200 on Gucci sunglasses to get a unique look. There are plenty under $50, even under $30, you can purchase at discount retailers or at outlets.
If you have a thin waist, the right belt can really add pizzazz to any outfit. Look for belts with a fancy buckle to draw attention to your mid section.
Accessories You Carry.
Purses and Handbags.
A large tote bag can spice up your look instantly. Totes are not cheap, so consider a purse. Purses can be inexpensive, but look expensive. The cross body purses are best if the strap is a cool design.
If you think it’s going to rain, carry a really funky looking umbrella. The more conservative your outfit, the more elaborate your umbrella can be without you looking over-done.
Fashion accessories (especially jewelry) are the easiest and least expensive way to add sizzle to your wardrobe. For less than $200, you can add enough accessories to your clothing collection to give you a completely new look, wearing your old clothes. Don’t be surprised to get lots of compliments on clothing you’ve had for months or years. Accessories have a way of making what was plain, appear dazzling.
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