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Statement Accessories

Statement Accessories


Sometimes bold accessories are what’s needed to give your wardrobe a seasonal pick me up.

 

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Accessories are certainly getting braver. They can create a statement of personal style. Seize the opportunity to splash out on the vivid side of the colour wheel, even if you prefer plain fabric. Wear a mishmash of gemstones, something that shimmers or shouts from your wrist or your collar, or perhaps invest in a funky original piece from a local artist that’s a conversation starter.

 

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The little black handbag is temporarily overshadowed by colourful prints, metallic embellishments and floral features. Even with elegant blush pink, there’s most likely a glamourous adornment attached somewhere.  Wide corset-style belts create hourglass silhouettes – perhaps contrast the colour for a fashionable impact. Hair is daring in dazzling diamantes, feathers and crystals for hair-slides and clips, on the catwalk this season. Knockout nails continue to bedazzle and statement scarves are the go-to accessory.

 

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You might be feeling a little bored of your favourite summer dress. Just put on an out-there pendant in azure blue or molten metallic and voila, a fresh new outfit. Oversized earrings also glam up a look. Jewellery especially, exudes the effervescent part of ourselves. Demure or daring, it paints a picture of how we are feeling. If you are off to a party, a standout geometric necklace, a multi-beaded choker, or a collection of beguiling bracelets, will get you in the festive summery mood.

 

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It’s the season of celebrations and frivolity, and absolutely nothing is going to look too loud or too lavish.

 


1. WMEN THE LABEL EARRINGS
2. TK MAXX ROUND CREAM HANDBAG
3. MARC JACOBS WATCHES RILEY HYBRID
4. PARED EYEWEAR GLASSES


 

FOSSIL WOMEN’S JACQUELINE WATCH

Sweet like chocolate: don’t neglect the colour brown in your wardrobe

It’s the underdog. Never a narcissist about what it has to offer. It gets on well with its counterparts. And it’s the colour of chocolate, a great form of escapism. Quite frankly, there’s little to frown about when it comes to brown.

MICHAEL KORS
MICHAEL KORS
FOSSIL WOMEN’S JACQUELINE WATCH
FOSSIL WOMEN’S JACQUELINE WATCH
ADALYNN EARTH
ADALYNN EARTH
KSUBI KSERPENT IN SHINY DARK TORT
KSUBI KSERPENT IN SHINY DARK TORT
STITCH AND HIDE BETTY BAG IN CLAY
STITCH AND HIDE BETTY BAG IN CLAY

It may have born the brunt of some misguided criticism at times; heckled for being boring, chastised for being too conservative, overshadowed by more ostentatious shades. But come what may, brown has always stood its ground, and with good reason.
From beige and burnt umber to chestnut and cocoa brown, this composite colour was a favoured colour choice in the seventies and in late 2017 it made headlines as the ‘new neutral’ thanks to retail giant Net-a-Porter singing its praises.
Touted as a counterpoint to other beautiful autumnal shades like forest green, teal and deep red, shades of brown marched with their head held high down the runways of designers like Simone Rocha and Victoria Beckham’s autumn collections.
Brown has, in fact, knocked navy blue off its perch and has been unified with black in holy sartorial matrimony. Black and brown are one of the ‘it’ colour couples of the season with white accents and other natural shades the perfect complement.
A power dressing shade, brown has become synonymous with empowerment, authority and equally, being grounded; an interesting combination of qualities.
In the spirit of celebrating this once controversial hue, we’ve put together a moodboard of wardrobe must-haves. Go on, take a big bite out of this new aesthetic, it’s sweet like chocolate!