It’s Time to Accessorize

Photo by:Sarah Pflug

The way you dress is always a great way to express your mood, become a trendsetter, and feel more confident. One of the best ways to emphasize a look or make it feel complete is to accessorize. Let's be honest, sometimes you can have the perfect outfit, but something feels missing; that's when accessories come to the rescue. Here's a list of a few of my favorite accessories that can pull an outfit from something to everything!


Photo by: Nika Akin

If there's one thing that I know can really help me feel confident in what I'm wearing, it's adding a necklace to my ensemble. Suppose you're rocking your favorite all-black ensemble, but want to add a dazzling element. In that case, a necklace is a superb way to change the styling of what you're wearing. Whether a chain or a giant butterfly in the center, a necklace is a perfect eye catcher and a simple way to style an outfit. But for those who don't need any extra help with catching eyes with their ensemble. In colors of silver, gold, bronze, and more and styles of chains beaded, or string, there are a plethora of options you can decide on that will help an outfit be more unique to you.


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I am starting to love hats! As the weather is getting warmer over here and sunblock has to be applied, hats are more than an accessory. But for this instance, it's the perfect accessory to have on any occasion. I am very envious of those who don't have a bad hair day. But I know I can always rely on my favorite hat to help cover the mess, but it can also help an outfit elevate into a new style.

I could be in the mood for a sporty style or even a basic outfit of jeans and a t-shirt, and I know a baseball cap can complete my look. Or even if it's ladies' brunch day and I want to keep things casual, I always know a stylish sun hat or bucket hat will have me posing for pictures. Not only are hats beneficial for keeping the sun off your face, but the different styles and patterns all have a way to make you feel like you're back in the 90s or ready to face the day ahead.


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Sunglasses are a perfect styling accessory on your face or on top of your head. I don't know about you, but I am the type to style sunglasses even if there is no physical need for them. The shapes, sizes, colors, and designs make sunglasses extremely versatile that they can go with just about anything. Black shades can go with anything, but having shades in green or purple can add that splash of color to become an eyecatcher and fulfill an outfit.

My favorite way to style them came from inspiration from one of my friends, wearing sunglasses as a headband. It looks natural and stylish, a two-in-one deal! You can style sunglasses in the evening; you can style them at night. Sunglasses are perfect for any style and your sight (I had to add a rhyme)!

There are more accessories that I love. Rings, belts, headbands, scarves, earrings, there's a list! Because of the different styles and patterns of all these accessories, there are multiple ways you can style an outfit or just emphasize it with a simple accessory.

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