How to Use Accessories to Take Your Look from Basic to Boss

Accessories are indeed your best option to refresh your typical outfits that you used to wear for a very long time. If you’re tired of wearing the same style over and over again, you may wish for a stylish twist you’ve never done before. Since spring season calls for a fresh look, keep on reading for our styling tricks to take your look from basic to boss.

  1. Go for a pair of classic pumps to dress up your outfit.

black classic pumps with oversized sweater and skirt

white pumps with floral blouse and purple skirt classic white pumps with military jumpsuit black pumps with burgundy skirt and tweed coat

Classic pumps are season-less shoes that you can wear with any of your outfit. Like fashion blogger Kim Jones, make your classic outfit classy with a pair of black pumps perfect for office look, formal parties, and even date nights. If you think classic pumps can hardly suit your casual style, you’re wrong as it can be perfect to dress up your military jumpsuit, denim jeans, and even slouchy outfits.

  1. Glam up your style with gold jewelry.

gold watch with nude dress gold belt with black outfit

Gold screams luxurious, so if you’re aiming for a glamorous look, resort to gold jewelry, gold belts, gold watch, gold cuffs, gold necklace and such. Like fashion blogger Kristina Bazan, make your nude outfit glamorous and chic with a gold cuff or a gold watch that can bring you from day to night. Or, for a party-ready look, copy Blair Eadie’s style of wearing a gold belt with her all-black outfit perfect for girls’ night out, casual street style, and even casual parties.

  1. Opt for jeweled accessories to create a romantic look.

jewelled headband with chic outfit statement jewelry with knitted dress

If you think gold accessories are too bold for you, then resort to jeweled accessories featuring different jewel tones that still look glamorous but not over-the-top. Like Kristina Bazan, you may simply go for a jeweled headband or a bib necklace that can be enough to add some colors to your outfit. Sapphire blue, ruby red, emerald green, amethyst purple and such can be great to create a cohesive look on your street style.

  1. Go for classic pearls to channel your classy personality.

pearl necklace with black dress and coat pearl bib necklace with printed outfit

Pearls are timeless and incorporating them into your look can make it classy, elegant, and sophisticated. Like fashion blogger Blair Eadie, think of pearl necklaces to spice up your outfit consists of a black dress and a trench coat, making it perfect for formal events and business meetings. For a modern statement, copy Veronica Popoiacu’s style of wearing her bib necklace with peal ornaments to spice up her printed outfit. This way, you’ll still look timeless whether you’re going for a modern or classic style.

  1. Add some edgy vibe to your outfit with leopard-print accessories.

leopard print bag and shoes with lace dress leopard pumps with camel coat and pink bag leopard print pumps with green dress

Leopard prints are one of the edgiest prints that can give you a classy, sophisticated, and glamorous look. Balance the fierceness of the print, by wearing it with feminine lace dress like Blair Eadie did, making it sexy, glamorous, and edgy all at once. If you’re a fan of wearing bright colors with neutrals, then a pair of leopard print pumps can be great to create a balanced statement on your street style.

  1. Add some polish to your outfit with structured bags.

pink lace dress with structured bag and boots structured bag with graphic pants and blaxk top structured bag with chic outfit structured bag with checkered coat and leather pants

Bags can make or break your look. So trade your slouchy hobo bags with structured bags that will give you a professional, smart, and sophisticated appeal whether you’re heading to the office or a formal party. Like fashion blogger Annabelle Fleur, balance the edginess of your leather trousers and the playfulness of your orange top with a structured bag that will tie your looks together.

  1. Freshen up your coats with brooches.

camel blazer with striped top military inspired coat with brooches chanel brooch with striped outfit white outfit with brooch

Wondering how to take your basic coats to boss? Then simply pin some brooches into them making them look edgy, authoritative, and smart. After all, brooches in the military field are an indication of power. So you may also think of your military-inspired coats to be dressed up by brooches to make them look more chic, statement-making, and edgy on your street looks.

  1. Add some statement to your style with a pair of chic sunglasses.

chic sunglasses with white top chic sunglasses with breezy outfit

This spring, it’s all about the retro shades, so opt for a pair in a neutral shade that complements anything yet doesn’t blend in too much. When picking statement sunglasses, be mindful which of those frames will flatter your face shape. For instance, rounded and heart face shapes look great with angular sunglasses while square face shapes look more flattering in rounded sunglasses.

By heeding our stylish advice, you’ll surely take your look from basic to boss.

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