If you’re worried about updating your wardrobe for the upcoming party season – take our suggestion and simply splurge on a few key accessories that will make last season’s outfits the talk of the town again! Simply choose between perfect printed clutches, tropical themed scarves and minimalist stilettos.
Jaguar Umbrella by Archer Adams
This smart black umbrella by Archer Adams with silver jaguar topper is perfect for a wet spring. You can use it to add a touch of gothic panache to practically any outfit. The jaguar topper is reminiscent of something a Sherlock villain would use, or perhaps a character in Alan Moore’s graphic novel From Hell. Why should an umbrella be a purely mundane and functional item? An interesting brolly can really boost a practical outfit from boring to interesting and witty.
Amazon Jungle Scarf by Emma J. Shipley
This beautiful olive green printed scarf by Emma J Shipley celebrates the complex beauty of the Amazon rainforest. Its hand-drawn design feature peacock feathers and tropical birds in the Victorian naturalist style. You can throw this over any shirt or dress and instantly create an interesting look. A beautiful scarf is always sure to gain you compliments and update your wardrobe in one purchase.
Tiger Print Clutch by Zara
This black and white striped clutch with a very on-trend tiger motif is all you need to vamp up your cocktail-hour outfits. It’s a subtle nod to glamorous design houses like Givenchy and Versace, which frequently reference luxurious architecture and beautiful animals in their prints. The cute envelope construction makes this clutch a great party piece.
Rees 2 Part Hi Sandals by Topshop
These strappy sandals by Topshop are absolutely the business. The minimalist style will add a chic edge to absolutely any outfit that you wear them with. They are available in white, black, or white-and-green colour ways. So you can decide whether to be faithful to monochrome or to mix it up with a pop of colour. Strappy sandals are the hottest shoe trend for this summer, and they also give you the chance to show off your colourful summer pedicure.
Accessories are bigger than ever as a way to make a statement. They’re the easiest way to update or look – or as in investment to make a cheap and cheerful look appear timeless and classic. At the moment, designers know that unique accessories will keep fashion fans happy, so the trend is for outrageous and quirky designs.