If you don’t like spending tons of money every season to be in style, shopping for a handful of staple trending accessories might be the answer for you. This summer it is time to conjure your inner artsy side to express yourself and make heads turn with these fashion trends:
Textured, Splattered, and Collaged
Finding accessories that are splattered, painted by hand, sculpted, and collaged are recommendations made by Style.com. You can find this artsy look in purses, shoes, belts, and scarves. Don’t be afraid to grab accessories with original and daring designs. Anthony Glam on Pinterest displays these textured and playful shoes by Diego Dolcini that will spice up any outfit and is perfect for the night life or a day at the office. Sculpted hand-painted accessories are in, so pep up your step with those hand painted earrings to keep you trending for the summer.
Men, you are not exempt from the artsy trend this time! Be bold by stepping out in Pollini’s Derby shoe. While they may not be appropriate for the office, they are a perfect conversation starter during your night out on the town or on date! A pair of jeans or dark slacks will make them the star of your outfit.
Now gold, like money gold, will always be in style, but this summer, gold accessories have been revived from the late 80’s and early 90’s to make a stunning comeback! Elle magazine makes a compelling fashion slide show displaying different textures and color varieties of gold accessories. Some of these accessories can be found in Nastygal.com and Saks. Gold accents can be worn around the neck as a choker for a powerful statement or simply be the focal point of your favorite purse. While gold accessories should not dominate your wardrobe, it should be worn with purpose and boldly.
Hats will always be in style, but now big and elaborately textured hats are back. Larger and bolder hats are for the strong at heart. Big hats are not just for your old-fashioned Sunday brunch anymore, but now you can fight off the summer heat and still be in style. This wide-brimmed hat by John Rocha is sexy and stylish.Not only are elaborate hats in style, but cool straw hats will make a cool fashionable statement this summer as well. Straw hats for men and women are fashionable finds in places like J Crew and levinehat.com.
Spend less and still be fashionable this summer by accessorizing with textures, gold, and a wide-brimmed hats. Remember, sometimes it is the accessory that makes an outfit turn heads!