Beat the Doldrums Out Of Your Summer Outfits With Tasseled Accessories

If you're like us and the only thing on your mind when you get dressed in the morning is whether you'll die from heatstroke in your outfit, the August stretch might be putting a damper on your creativity. On-trend yet unexpectedly hip, tasseled accessories are a breezy way to add some zest to your shorts-and-tee uniform. Whether it's a curtain-tie knotted around your waist or a gaggle of mini tufts adorning your neck, tassels are great little accents to liven up an outfit. Check out our picks of the best dusters trimmings in shops now!
Above, from left: look from Karen Walker resort '10; Candace Ang bracelet, $145, available at
Above, from left: ACB leather necklace, $220, available at Net-a-Porter; DAY Birger et Mikkelsen tassel scarf, $84.52, available at Miss Greta; Lanvin Metal Knot Necklace, $938 (was $2,345), available at Zoë.
Above, from left: McQ by Alexander McQueen black belt, $272.25, available at My Wardrobe; Topshop leather belt, $36, available at Topshop; Made Her Think Josephine's Necklace, $238, available at Made Her Think.

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