What is it about accessories that make women go insane? A generally spendthrift lady might drop a grand on a bag, a typically prim prep somehow ends up with a pair of studded pumps as her favorite shoes, and a minimalist (who might only own one pair of jeans) somehow has a sunglasses collection that rivals Anna Dello Russo's… you might as well call them excessories, all things considered.
But regardless of the causes of this phenomenon, we're glad it happens: For us, those bold accents are the most fun — not to mention most egalitarian — part of fashion. And fortunately, the spring '13 runways were chock-full of ballsy accessories trends, so we've highlighted the eight that we felt were most compelling.Some are universally flattering, some are a little challenging, but all deserve your critical eye — and obsessive adoration.
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Now that we've officially flipped our wardrobe switch to spring mode, we're making some necessary updates to our beloved denim stack. So, it's no surprise we want need all the latest offerings from iconic denim brand Levi's®. We're (not-so-secretly) spying its spring offerings and already fantasizing about ways to rock read