Top Summer Style Accessories

July 9, 2015

summer style accessories

Summer calls for simplicity in the wardrobe department. Why? It’s warm out there and sometimes a short cotton dress is the only way to beat July’s blistering heat.

To ensure this season’s looks don’t read too plain, accessorize. Yes, just one standout accessory can give an outfit that extra edge. What’s an ice cream sundae without that bright red cherry on top, am I right? Because I’m all for sharing, here are three of my favorite summertime style staples.

Summer Style Accessories

1. Bright Mint Bag

Whatever you prefer to call the popular pale shade (mint, sea foam, semi-cyan), pastel green has made a comeback. To my delight, so many purses flaunt the sweet hue this season. Look for a structured crossbody or a beautiful bucket bag in mint for a chic way to inject a pop of color into your summertime ensemble.
summer style accessories

Bag, Rebecca Minkoff Crossbody Bag. Similar here and here.

2. Metallic Wedge

A metallic shoe is a chameleon in the accessory world. Shades of gold, silver, and bronze function as neutrals–flashy, glamorous neutrals. For easy summer style, seek out a metallic wedge with a unique embellishment.
summer style accessories

Shoes, Michael Kors Wedge. Similar here and here.

3. Pastel Print Scarf

Scarves aren’t just fashionable in the winter. A lightweight scarf in a delicate pastel print pairs well with a plain white tee or a fancy maxi dress. To get even more mileage out of the accessory, tie it around your purse strap or wear it as a headband.
summer style accessories

 Scarf, Burberry. Similar here and here.

What’s on your accessory “hot” list this season? Share your picks here!

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  • Reply Sarah Blodgett July 10, 2015 at 5:50 pm

    That bag… those shoes… LOVE!!!

  • Reply Aparna Chawla July 14, 2015 at 9:04 pm

    Love, love, love the shoes. They are absolutely beautiful.

    • Reply Valerie Sarron July 15, 2015 at 12:07 am

      Thanks for the comment, and good to meet you the other day! 🙂

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