Created on: January 09, 2013 Last Updated: March 30, 2013
Step into spring in style with hot new fashion accessories. The right accessories can turn any outfit from drab to fab — so channel your inner fashionista and check out our recommendations for the hottest accessory trends for spring:
See-through bags and shoes
You’re in the clear with trendy see-through accessories including bags and shoes. To try this trend without going all-out, consider a small transparent clutch. Or, choose a pair of pumps with clear detailing. This trend works with any outfit from weekend casual to date night glam.
Fringe detailing is making a comeback. Nina Ricci and Versace are two designers who adorned models with fringed neckwear on the runway. For a runway-to-real-life look, choose tops, jackets and dresses with low-key fringe detailing.
They’re back! Gladiator sandals are a hot footwear trend for Spring 2013. Alexander Wang, Tom Ford and Ferragamo went for high-heeled boot-style gladiator sandals on the catwalk. You may want to try a more demure version, which work well with everything from shorts to sundresses.
Black and white
The high-contrast combination of black and white is hot for Spring 2013. This trend can be incorporated into shoes, bags and apparel. For a trendy yet wearable look perfect for a night on the town, pair a little black dress with a black and white bag or black and white heels.
Linked chain jewelry is another hot accessory. Consider trying this trend with a linked chain necklace, bracelet or earrings. You can go dainty or chunky with your jewelry choices. If you choose dramatic jewelry, keep the rest of your look simple.
Spring is the perfect time to try on the pale pastel trend. Pastel shades of pink, lavender, mint, aqua and more are hot for handbags, shoes, apparel and even jewelry. You’ll look sweet as candy sporting your preferred shade of pastel this season.
Chunky stacked heels are another footwear trend making a splash for Spring. You can try this trend with any height of heel. Designers are featuring sky-high stacked heels on runways, however you’ll still look fabulous with a lower heel designed for wearability and comfort.
All that glitters IS gold this Spring. Designers are hot for gold accessories including handbags, shoes and jewelry. Accent any outfit with a chunky piece of gold jewelry, or opt for a handbag or heels with gold adornments. For dramatic flair, consider one of the season’s glimmering all-out gold bags like those by Nancy Gonzalez and Bulgari.
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