ACCESSORIES REPORT: Nudes and Neutrals

Accessories Report

In this week’s ACCESSORIES REPORT I am going to tackle reasons why every Fashionista should own a neutral colored handbag.

To begin, not only are neutral handbags more wearable on the daily than their more colorful counterparts, but they tend to complement your overall wardrobe in a more universal manner. Similarly, a great neutral bag can be the statement piece in your ensemble, and can make your total look appear more polished. Take this handbag from Frye, not only can it be worn with a number of outfits, but it also stands out on its own.

As this Fashionista shows us, it can be more than effortless to rock a neutral handbag with a very vibrant outfit. Her gray kate spade handbag perfectly suits her ensemble and does not clash with the rest of her accessories. A good tip to keep in mind when it comes to neutrals is that they also go well with other neutrals, and can come together in a nicely subdued way. Likewise, this Fashionista’s outfit keeps its theme of neutrals with her brown-hued bell-bottoms and brown leather mules.

Her other accessories, consisting of a woolen hat, trimmed with a bit of feathers, gives the right amount of je ne sais quoi to her look. Her boho-chic jewelry, like this bracelet from The Waddell Trading Company, provide an eminent theme throughout her outfit and give off a very bohemian vibe.

Overall, her ensemble is a prime example of how effortless it can be to combine an outfit with hints of neutrals as well as a bit of color.

Spotted: 3.1 Phillip Lim and AGL’s spring 2014 ready-to-wear looks feature some of the finest neutral handbags of the current season.


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