Sun Sets: 6 Summer Must-Have Accessories

June 2, 2012  |  
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While you’re uncovering all the hottest summer trends this year, don’t forget all the must-have accessories that you will need to complete your summer looks. While you’re color-blocking like crazy, be sure to include a bright belt or shoe to make your outfit pop even more. If you’re all about the sporty-chic trend, don’t forget to grab that super sleek cross body bag. And while you’re getting wild with a tribal look, don’t be afraid to take it up a notch with a straw fedora hat. So as you prepare to head out on the town this season, don’t forget to seal the deal with these summer must-have accessories.


Bright Handbag
Handbags are making more and more of a statement. This season is all about a luxe structured handbag of supple leather, exotic skins, and vibrant colors. This summer incorporate a handbag with a little shock value into your wardrobe.
Neon Colorblock Maria Clutch $595 rebeccaminkoff.com


Studded Bracelet
Although some of you may have been tardy for the arm party, with this season studded bracelet must-have, you’ll be able to fit right in with the rest of the partygoers. Stack em’ up!
Tory Burch Double Wrap Bracelet $95 nordstrom.com

Neon Belt

While your shopping for a bright handbag to incorporate into your daily summer looks, be on the look out for a fluorescent belt. A neon colored belt will be just the slither of color you’ll need to brighten up a drab-y look.
J.Crew Skinny Leather Belt $34.50 jcrew.com

Flat Espadrilles

Hold on to a little bit of comfort with this summer’s must have flat espadrille shoe. Leave the flip-flops for poolside relaxing and opt for a chic pair flat raffia shoes for those off-duty casual days.
Tommy Hilfiger Hope Espadrille Flats $39.99 macys.com

Ombre Sunglasses

Although designed to protect our eyes from harm UV rays, what’s a summer look without a hot pair of sunglasses. This year it’s all about the ombre lens. Whether you choose a subtler gradient or severe transition, get shaded with a pair of ombre lens sunglasses.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Over-sized Glam Fade Sunglasses $110 saksfifthavenue.com

Printed Scarf

Just when you thought that wearing scarves were over. This season a print scarf is a great accessory to have with you. Yes it’s hot outside, but in the summer a lightweight printed scarf does wonders. Not only is it a cool way to add color and provide a statement, but also when you get caught in blasting AC temperatures, it can double as a shawl to keep you warm.
Zara Animal Print Scarf $19.90 zara.com

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