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The Essential Accessory Guide for Spring & Summer 2018


In an era where creating a seamlessly stylish and competent look is the call of the day, your outfit isn’t the only thing that matters. Accessories go a long way too.

This season, all major fashion runways had designers introducing ensembles with accessories on point. From enchanting hats and chic boots to stunning earrings galore, there was an array of trends to be inspired by.

And to make sure you’ve got all the right ingredients to pull off incredible Insta worthy street style looks, here’s a guide to the hottest accessory trends for spring & summer 2018:

Fashion Forward Platform Shoes

Boost your height in the most fashionable way this season with distinctly appealing platform shoes. Considered as a staple in the 70’s era, this blast from the past accessory trend is dominating street style wear like never before.

Quirky, high and oh so comfortable, these shoes come in a plethora of styles to choose from including heeled loafers, tall sandals, funky sneakers and grunge boots too.

Matrix Themed Sunglasses

Slender, sleek and skinny shades are calling all fashion enthusiasts this season. Gone are the days of oversized specs and in come thin and sharp frames, reminiscent of the Matrix movie.

Although this accessory trend was applauded by audiences in 2017, it continues to carry on strong this season too. And trust us when we say the fashion fraternity isn’t complaining one bit!

You can shop all of these glasses here.

All Hail Red Thigh High Boots

This season calls for accessories that flaunt those legs in style. And what better way of doing so than by allowing red thigh high boots to take center stage.

Sexy chic and terming every outfit as complete, these red fashion glories are sure to take your everyday look to the next level. Choose from designs in all leather or a material that’s a little subtle. And remember ladies; don’t be afraid to strut along the streets with sheer confidence.

Ear Bling is Back With a Bang

Statement earrings in the form of bling were a common sight to witness on fashion runways around the world. Some of the biggest names in the business like Saint Laurent paid homage to this ever so fabulous accessory trend with shows revolving around the concept of go big on bling or go home.

Glistening studs and chandelier earrings are exactly what we’re talking about. Pair it up with casuals or semi formals and allow your ear lobes to shimmer and shine in all their glory.

Baker Boy or Black Beret: Classic Hats are Here to Stay

Trending hats are in style this spring summer 2018 and they’re appearing better than ever. For a casual and cool fashion affair, opt for baker boy hats and liven up that weekend ensemble.

And those in search of a more feminine accessory flair, the ever so chic black beret are just what you need. The classic French beauty will pair impeccably well with a range of different attires, giving you a slender modern day appeal second to none.

Tis The Transparent Trend

Whether shoes or bags, transparency has taken over the fashion world by storm. From supermodels to fashionistas, the transparent accessory trend has been sported by them all.

You can pick from endless arrays of bag designs that range from cross body to around the waist belt bags. And as for shoes, knee high boots, classic peep toe stilettos or pumps are styles worth considering.


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