One of my favorite parts about putting an outfit together is finalizing it with accessories. From handbags to clutches to jewelry, you can truly express your creativity and your personality by what you choose to accessorize with. For the past two years, I have been obsessed with the company Alex and Ani. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Alex and Ani, it is an accessory company founded by Carolyn Rafaelian. The company creates eco-conscious jewelry and accessories including bangles, necklaces, rings, earrings and handbags. Each and every product is made up of meaningful pieces that are artisan crafted and made with love.
My favorite thing about Alex and Ani is how versatile the jewelry is. Whether you are dressing up for an elegant occasion or just throwing on some shorts and a shirt to grab a bite to eat, they look perfect no matter what! This Fashionista, who also loves Alex and Ani, is showing off how her bangles can be worn with both a dressy and casual outfit.
This Fashionista is sporting a chevron pattern dress from Charlotte Russe, black booties, a Michael Kors cross-body bag and her favorite Alex and Ani bangles. These include some of the following: Everything Happens For A Reason charm bangle, Claddagh charm bangle, Endless Knot charm bangle and Jet Luxe bead bangle. It’s a perfect, well accessorized outfit that can be worn for more of a dressy occasion.
How To: Now I’m not going to lie, Alex and Ani is not the most affordable company. However, there are other options available to create an almost identical look. Some websites offer knockoff versions of Alex and Ani bangles for a much cheaper price, and they look just like the originals! Also, you can check out YouTube and Pinterest for tutorials and tips on how to create DIY Alex and Ani jewelry. It never hurts to get a little creative!