5 Chic and Affordable Accessories to Shop Right Now
After all the Christmas and New Year shopping, saving some money for all those hot trends awaiting us in spring and summer seems like a great idea. On the other hand, having chic new clothes, bags, and shoes is also a priority for most fashion enthusiasts. That’s why a high-quality deal is always in demand—but can be hard to find. Koobbe rounds up best 5 chic, yet affordable accessories that will immediately elevate your outfit.
Geometric jewelry has been a key trend over the last few years, running hand- in-hand with the minimalism that's dominated the runways. Bold designs are great for making a statement but if you're looking for style to outlast the seasonal trends, minimal geometric jewelry is the key to making a statement without being over the top. It's all about using those smooth lines and sharp edges to create a striking appearance.
Tied loosely in a knot or wrapped several times to create a “choker effect,” a silk scarf adds an instant air of chic to an outfit. A classic silk scarf can add some polish or a dose of cool to any look—but it's all in the styling.
If you don't already own a beret hat, you are going to want to get your hands on one, ASAP. And fresh off of the heels of Paris Fashion Week, fashionable street-style stars are turning to the dainty accessory to take their outfits to the next level. But what happens in Paris, doesn't stay in Paris. This trend will definitely spread worldwide, so you'd better hop on it before all of your friends do.
Over-the-ankle socks are your new favorite (affordable) accessory. You may have noticed that Instagram's It Girls, street-style stars, and celebrities are wearing fishnet tights under vintage jeans and skirts and dresses, and that the newer, cooler fishnet ankle sock has been trending hard as well. They both help strappy shoes feel heavy-duty enough for cold weather, and add an unexpected vibe to sneakers or and flats.
If you're fully on board with the trend, then you know stars like Kendall Jenner are wearing high-fashion fanny packs from the likes of Chanel, but there are plenty of affordable options too. In fact, there's a belt bag out there for every style, from the boho, festival-going girl to the sporty type who travels straight from the gym to brunch. It’s not a sporty piece only: the minimal leather or suede styles may tone down a formal look like a suit or an evening dress. It’s versatile: thanks to the adjustable strap you can wear the fanny pack at the waist, over the shoulder or cross-body style. It will also keep your hands free all day long.