Ah, January shopping. There are still deals to be had, but plan on picking through sale racks. Plus, if your closet is anything like mine, it’s pretty stuffed already. So if you’ve got enough clothes to last the winter but you always feel as if you have nothing new to wear, I have an idea that will help make your loved clothes feel new again. All you have to do is invest in some interesting accessories. Adding a few new pieces to change up your old look will transform your wardrobe for the next few months – at least until you’re ready to shop Spring. So read on for some must-have accessories you need to buy this month.
How to Wear Winter Fashion Accessories
Punch It Up With Jewellery
Add a unique necklace, bracelet or earrings to any outfit – a simple black dress or even jeans and a sweater – and you’ve got a look to remember. Look for pieces that have colour or style that attracts you. 1-4: Cocoa Jewelry. 5: Ted Baker. 6, 7, 8: Banana Republic. 9: Ted Baker. Warm It Up With Hatt & Mitts It’s easy to add some colour and print to any coat. Just buy the right hat and gloves and you’ll make any cold January day a lot less boring. Hats: Tristan; Gloves & Faux Fur wrap: Ted Baker
Cinch It In With Belts
Belts are a simple way to make sure you show off the slimmest part of you. At the same time, they transform any outfit by giving it a new and interesting shape. 1. Ted Baker. 2-6. Brave Leather Jazz It Up With Watches Michael Kors helped make watches a staple for “arm candy” and Chanel brought back the cool factor with watches in white. If you’re looking for a new timepiece, check out the three options below. 1. Michael Kors. 2. Karl Lagerfeld. 3. Thomas Sabo
Top It Off With a Purse
One of the easiest ways to add colour, texture and whimsy to any outfit is by changing up your handbag. Bonus: You can get a fabulous new look at pretty much any price point. 1. Ecco. 2. Brave Leather. 3-5. Ted Baker. 6. Guess.
Winter doesn’t have to be dreary and grey. In fact, there are so many bright, sunny days so why not enjoy them while wearing these tortoise shell sunglasses? Bonus: If you’re heading south, you’ve already got the number one accessory you need. Thierry Lasry (available at Josephson Opticians)