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Accessories can be the defining element of an ensemble:

an style opportunity to inject that extra dose

of fashion individuality.


An awesome pair of shoes, a unique handbag,

a sensational scarf, a perfect piece of jewellery,

an on-trend hat, standout eyewear –

the options are as infinite as one’s imagination.


Consider a few  autumn ’14 accessory suggestions

to get started; and don’t forget to have some fun with it!

Footwear Fancies

(photo by the urbanspotter):

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Over the knee:   fabric and patent leather black boots

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Spats-like:  black/white over-ankle shoe boots


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High gloss:  black patent leather ankle boots with gold detail heels




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Tassel and lace brogues from Zara

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Slip-ons with gold plate detail from Zara

Faux Fur and Fabulous

(images from elleuk.com):

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Teddy bear curls from Bimba y Lola

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Blue hues:  navy and sky clutch

from British design label, Helen Moore

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Its a wrap:  steel grey  / powder blue  scarf

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Shoulder rest:  dark coral pink tippet from Jigsaw

‘Throwing down the gauntlet’

oversized gloves

(images from fashionising):

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Colour, leather, and buttton details from Balenciaga

Bag it

(image from iittala.com):

felt bag, carrier, littala, by designer Harri Koskinen

The Meno

All purpose felt carrier by designer Harri Koskinen

(image from elleuk):

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The Meno bag on the go

(photo by Yu Yang):

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‘Ace it’ with a quirky clutch

(images from burberry.com):

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In leather:  graphic design

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In textile:  graphic design

Bedazzled, Bejewelled

double side earrings

Total ear lobe adornment

worn by Donna Wallace, Accessories Editor at Elle UK

Hats off to Headwear

(images from glamour.com):


floppy felt hat

felt hat

Wide rimmed hats

Coordinate a look with sunnies

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Grey matters

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Colour coded

(image by the urbanspotter)

reflective sunnies, photo by urbanspotter

Reflective reflection

Scarf styling:  tucked and belted

(images from fashionising):

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On the runway:  Burberry Prorsum

by Christopher Bailey

(image from style.com):

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On the runway by Haider Ackermann


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Out and about

(photo by Adam Katz Sinding):

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Added warmth:  total head/neck cover

Be bold:  accessorise with colour (and lots of it!)

(photos by Adam Katz Sinding):

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