Accessories are the hallmark of a pulled-together look, and are often the most telling aspect to one’s personality. They further emphasize the wearer’s personal style, taste and preferences.   Accessories can make or break an outfit, so knowing how to use them successfully is essential to making an otherwise plain outfit stand out in a crowd.

Feeling good about one’s self comes from within, and that good feeling often comes when the outer self is aligned with the inner self. Working on our outer appearance and how we present ourselves is one way to show the world that we are confident and self-assured individuals.  The proper use of accessories is an easy way for you to complement your look and reflect your true spirit within.

Think of accessories as the spice of an outfit.  Without accessories, an outfit is often reminiscent of Garanimals; the top and the bottom match, but that was how it looked on the rack.  You make the outfit yours by adding flavor with accessories.



Frustrated with nothing to wear?  Don’t go out and buy more clothes, buy accessories!  When you start purchasing accessories a whole world of possibilities will open up with the wardrobe you already own.  The right accessories can give any piece currently hanging in your closet multiple looks.



Most of us tend to migrate toward our trusted, tried and true outfits that we know work, which is perfectly normal.  However, using accessories to change up the look makes them more interesting.  This takes a lot less time than staring into your closet trying to figure out what to wear.   



Let’s take a basic outfit of jeans and a white tee shirt.  Using accessories, and only accessories, you can change it up in different ways: 

  • Heading out for a day of shopping? Wear bold, colorful jewelry and a cross-body bag. 
  • Heading to the office on casual Friday? Throw on a cardigan and a colorful scarf with a pair of heels.
  • Heading to girls’ night out or a casual date after work? Add a bold ring and some interesting earrings.  Keep the heels and add an evening clutch.

If you look around, you’ll notice that fashionable women always punctuate their outfits with great accessories. Now that you know their secret to accessorizing properly, you will be amazed at how easily you can stretch your own wardrobe.  With all the challenges we face every day, what to wear no longer has to be one of them.  Enjoy!

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