18 Bold Accessories That’ll Kick Up Your Summer Ensemble
Warm weather means fewer layers — but that shouldn’t mean fewer ways to express your hard-earned style. Elevate your look with a few well-chosen accessories.
HEAD AND SHOULDERS
It may look like a fanny pack, but it’s not worn like one. The shoulder bag is this summer’s biggest — and most practical — trend.
BELT BAG ($1,535) BY GUCCI.
SUN AND FUN
There’s no easier way to add some cool than with a pair of sunglasses. Trade in chunky aviators for smaller, wire-framed versions.
CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: THOM BROWNE ($750), AT JOSEPHSON OPTICIANS; CUTLER AND GROSS ($675); DIOR HOMME ($605); FENDI ($550), AT HOLT RENFREW; CUTLER AND GROSS ($645).
IT’S A CINCH
For subtle impact, try a glistening leather belt with a statement buckle.
CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: ZEGNA (PRICE UPON REQUEST); MCM ($290); PRADA ($540).
IN THE BAG
A good backpack is indispensable for summer adventures — especially if it looks like this one.
BAG ($3,050) BY LOUIS VUITTON.
YOU’VE GOT SOLE
It’s time to get a little groovy with your footwear. Find a bright colour or pattern — even on dress shoes — and rock it.
SNEAKER ($1,180) BY VALENTINO, AT HOLT RENFREW; SHOE ($1,115) BY BOTTEGA VENETA.
MONEY, MONEY, MONEY
Who says you can’t change your wallet with the seasons? These ones are fun and totally beach-appropriate.