Although the latest fashion month may have been Autumn/Winter by name, it doesn’t mean that we can’t start injecting some of those high-trend accessories into our look right now.
Whether you’re in the Northern Hemisphere and heading into Spring (you rock that waist belt, girl!) or getting ready for Winter here in Australia and ready to warm up in some long leather gloves; there’s a staple trend for everyone to wear come rain or shine.
Let’s take a look at a whole octet of brand-spanking new accessory trends you can invest in today…
The Faux Turtleneck
Like a cheeky love child of the choker and the turtleneck jumper, the faux-turtleneck injects an instant quirk to any outfit. Why not DIY your own with a thick piece of ribbon or a strip of rib knit?
The Snake Skin Bag
Ssssssssssssso… you want a new bag do you? Invest in a snake-skin print number to last you the next few seasons; the perfect print for dressing up or down.
Dolce & Gabbana
The Thick Waist Belt
The insta-waist is back for good! Cinch in that baggy dress or add some oomph to a pencil skirt wide a wide waist belt.
Long Leather Gloves
From Grace Kelly in Hitchcocks ‘Rear Window’ to Amal Alamuddin-Clooney at this years ‘Golden Globes’, long leather gloves have always been the epitomization of style. Go for an all black, punky look like ‘Julian Macdonald’ or go for a pretty, pastel pop like Prada.
Dries Van Noten
The Double Cuff
Chanel may have been the only designer to present the double cuff, but Lagerfeld knows best, right? Pop a cuff on each wrist for a pretty, symmetrical update.
Last seasons 90s numbers have had a makeover. Grown up, sparkly and elegant; this choker trend can be worn to the office!
The Box Clutch
Solid and sturdy: it can only be the box clutch. The ultimate dress-up girls’ item, choose yours in a funky print this season
With the revival of the 70s trends comes the ultimate 70s accessory: the necktie!
All runway photos from harpersbazaar.com.au apart from Chanel (cosmopolitan.com) and handbag photos (glamour.co.uk)
Which accessory look will you be trying?