In fashion, accessories are items that contribute, in a secondary manner, to an individual’s outfit and have the capacity to further express their identity and personality. They are often chosen to add more color, texture and interest to an ensemble.
There are many different types of accessories available and the specific ones someone chooses to wear will depend on their personal style, outfit and occasion. Some examples of fashion accessories include watches, hats, scarves and hair accessories (such as barrettes or headbands). Ties and bow ties can be worn to add formality to a suit or dress shirt.
The feminine gender tends to have a natural affinity for fashion accessories and often crave them. This is perhaps exemplified by the fact that many women’s wardrobes are stocked with a wide variety of fashion accessories to compliment any outfit.
If you are looking to take your look to the next level, then it is time to start accessorizing! The right accessories can make or break an outfit. For example, you can take a simple little black dress and transform it into three different looks simply by adding or taking away accessories. Wear it with sunglasses and a hat for a casual day out, paired with a cross body bag and flats to run errands in then switch it up with heels and a shawl or scarf for an evening out. You will be amazed at how a few well-placed accessories can turn an outfit from sloppy to show-stopping in the blink of an eye!