ACCESSORIES REPORT: Classically Trained

Accessories Report

Throughout high school and early college years, finding a great, inexpensive top or pair of jeans is the biggest score of all time. No matter if your entire closet is comprised of strictly Forever 21 or H&M. This mindset begins to alter as you go through these tops faster than your more well-made garments. The thrill of shopping becomes less about strictly cheapest, but more about investment pieces that you can grab, maybe even on sale!

This Fashionista is demonstrating the importance of investing in classic pieces. From her very functional and necessary trench coat, to her classic aviator sunglasses. Rather than succumbing to the trend of the hard-to-pull-off round frame sunglasses of this spring, she went with a silhouette that has been popular long before the days of Goose and Maverick in Top Gun. Classic pieces are better for the long-term investment (look at me, talking like an adult!) and should be thought-out before purchase. An LBD, trench coat, the perfect black pant and aviator sunglasses make up a good starting list for those beginning to invest in high-quality items.

If you are in the market to invest in these classic silhouettes of sunglasses, the obvious choice is the longtime standby of Ray-Ban. The most classic of which are the gold-rimmed, green glass version which you can grab here. Although, these days the aviator style is so ubiquitous that essentially every brand has their own version. For example, if you are a loyal Gucci buyer (lucky you!) their version has a resort style bamboo chute as the brow guard. If you aren’t convinced, and are using your budget to plan out this purchase, there is still nothing wrong with an amazing H&M steal like these. 

Spotted: In the Dior Homme fall 2012 menswear collection, mirrored aviators were in abundance.

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