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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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