The Latest Accessories Trends You Need To Shop Now

We already know accessories have the power to completely change your look, but that's especially true during fall, when wearing more clothes becomes part of the strategy. And while we like to think we're pretty good at forecasting the accessory trends, we're not the ones with the hard data. That's where Polyvore comes in. The shopping platform gave Refinery29 a glimpse into what its users are searching for specifically when it comes to the fall 2016 accessory trends. Encouragingly (for clotheshorses like us), a few of the most-searched items are pretty out-there, including clear bags and flatforms galore. Click on for the bag and shoe styles your fashion peers are ogling — and then click on to shop these trending items for yourself.
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Clear Handbags
Remember that transparent backpack you had in middle school? That trend's all grown up and even dipping into the luxury realm with this number by Loewe.

Loewe Puzzle Shoulder Bag, $1,550, available at Barneys New York.
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Flatform Shoes
Give yourself a few extra inches with a transitional sandal that features a statement sole.

ASOS Topical Flatform Tie Leg Sandals, $41, available at ASOS.
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It looks like people are ready to ditch the straps, because according to Polyvore, searches for this style increased 255% compared to 2015.

Poppy Lissiman Serpent Worship Clutch, $110, available at Poppy Lissiman.
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Platform Shoes
Try some platforms instead of booties this fall with your cropped trousers and sweaters.

Mango Contrast Platform Shoes, $99.99, available at Mango.
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Canvas Tote Bags
Weekend trips and morning commutes call for a trusty canvas tote that won't throw off your look.

Esprit By Opening Ceremony Large Checkered Logo Tote, $50, available at Opening Ceremony.
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Mary Jane Shoes
Toughen up this retro silhouette with fishnets and ripped jeans.

Topshop Jinx Mary Jane Pointy Toe Pump, $85, available at Nordstrom.
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Belt Bags & Fanny Packs
They're a lot more chic now than the one your wore to Disney World. And the best news? They're hands-free for a night out.

Marni Fanny Pack, $910 $309, available at Yoox.
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Searches for jellies increased 2,673% versus the same time period in 2015 — yep, they're really happening.

American Apparel Woven Jelly Sandal, $45, available at American Apparel.
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A quirky and colorful satchel brings a sunny touch to any casual outfit.

Bill Blass Becky Square Top Handle Bag, $488, available at Orchard Mile.
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Black Tote Bags
A (frequently sought) classic for a reason.

Charles & Keith Tasselled Tote, $79.90, available at Charles & Keith.
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Flat Mules
Searches for flat mules increased 124% vs. the same time period in 2015. Gucci’s version is selling out across the nation, and Alexa Chung has been spotted in some recently, but you don't have to spend a fortune to get it on it.

Intentionally Blank Titan Slide, $190, available at Urban Outfitters.
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Mini Handbags
They may not be the most practical, but they sure are adorable. Searches for this style increased 229% versus the same time period in 2015.

Atelier Park Color Block Handle Bag, $218, available at W Concept.
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Creeper Shoes
Is Rihanna to thank for this trend's return? You be the judge.

Opening Ceremony 'Eleanora' Creepers, $445 $178, available at Farfetch.
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Will this go-to bag trend ever go out of style? We're thinking not.

Loeffler Randall Crossbody Pouch, $595, available at Loeffler Randall.
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Block Heel Shoes
No wobbly ankles here — we can all walk confidently with the thick, block-heel trend that's sticking around for another season.

Finery London Holly Mule Platform Sandal, $139, available at Finery London.
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Saddle Bags
We can probably thank the popular Chloé saddle bag for this silhouette's rise in popularity, but it's going strong through fall and you can find it at your favorite fast-fashion haunts.

Zara Oval Crossbody Bag, $25.90, available at Zara.
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This menswear-inspired shoe is ideal for pairing with long, structured duster coats this season.

Proenza Schouler Leather Grommet Oxford Shoes, $620, available at Browns.
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Bucket Bags
A sophisticated silhouette for carrying all of your essentials, the bucket bag is already showing up in some perfect fall hues to refresh your daily handbag.

Loéil Seed Bucket Bag, $82, available at Loéil.

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