It’s that time of year again, can you smell the pumpkin spice in the air? This season it’s all about neutral colors and easy style. Think of your basic long sleeve tops or sweaters in hues of chestnut brown, beiges, black, and cream. Adding the right accessories can take your outfit from simple to stylish with minimal effort. Our Philly Happening Winners, Finalists, and Nominees have helped us narrow down the best accessories to help you spice up your wardrobe this Fall.
1. Felt Hats
Felt hats have become the staple accessory for fall. You can find a variety of felt hats in different shapes and sizes to fit your specific style. If you’re new to the hat game, start by adding a light tan felt hat to your wardrobe for a perfect fall touch. This quickly takes an ordinary outfit to extraordinary. Pair your new hat with a sweater or long sleeve dress for the ultimate boho chic outfit. Urban Princess in Bella Vista has the cutest felt hats and more.
2. Hair Barrettes & Claw Clips
They say trends have a habit of coming in and out of style and the 90’s style big claw clips and hair barrettes have definitely made a comeback this year. Opt for a chic hair twist with a big hair claw clips or add a hair barrette to a sleek pony for a refined and effortless look. Ellelauri in Philadelphia has a wide selection of claw clips and hair barrettes to choose from.
3. Chunky Boots
Strut into fall with a pair of chunky booties this season if you really want to make a statement. Deep cognac brown boots will be your go to shoe, this color is versatile and can be worn almost year round Not only is a chunkier heel more comfortable and easier to walk in, it also gives your outfit an edgy, contemporary feel. Be sure to stop into Boyds in Philadelphia to grab yourself a pair of this season’s must-have boots.
Photo courtesy of Fox and Holly (Lahaska, PA)
4. Big Sunglasses
Sunglasses are for more than just sunny summer days. Think of your sunglasses as the cherry on top of any outfit- all year long. You most likely have your favorite pair, but this fall shake things up a bit and have some fun with our eyewear. Rather than opting for your dainty thin framed sunglasses, go for a pair of big chunky sunnies and make a statement. Nicole Miller in Philadelphia has a wide variety of sunglasses in all shapes and styles.
Photo courtesy of 4 The Love of Thingz (New Hope, PA)
5. Layered Jewelry
Breathe new life into your wardrobe by adding different lengths of layered necklaces. The layered necklace trend has become increasing popular and we are here for it. Turn a simple black turtleneck into an elevated outfit. This fall wear two, three, or even four necklaces. There’re no rules when it comes to accessorizing, except that you should have fun with it. If you’re really feeling adventurous, go for a mix of silver and gold. Stop in The Geisha House in Old City to shop their endless amount of options for mixed metals and layering necklaces.
Classic Payton Necklace
Photo courtesy of Payton Jewelry (Doylestown, PA)