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Top Spring/Summer 2010 Accessories

Accessories play a major role in a woman's wardrobe as they represent the easiest solution to personalize an outfit. The entire range of summer accessories for spring/summer 2010 is meant for modern women who are able to mix and balance romantic elements with bolder ones. If you want to be trendy this season, take a sneak peek at five of the must-have accessories for spring/summer 2010.


Summer is the perfect moment for you to refresh your accessory "collection", which will add personality and color to your look. We all know that fashion trends change. However, we are also aware of the fact that the success of any outfit stands in the accessory we choose. A perfect accessory can completely change your look and extra-personality for you to look gorgeous.

Panama hat

A hat is a stylish and trendy item that has been strongly used starting with the end of the 16th century. You have certainly seen and admired the beautiful and elegant ladies in romantic paintings. Ample hats with large brims and preciously embellished with ribbons, bows or velvet flowers are feminine and offer a chic touch to the person wearing it. However, if you are more into the modern and non-conformist style, such as the one started by Coco Chanel who created the simple hats with narrow brims, you can choose the Panama straw hat. For summer/spring 2010 you have a wide range of hats where to choose from. Still, the hottest one remains the famous Panama hat. It is easy to match and very stylish. Pair it with skinny jeans, a loose t-shirt and gladiator sandals. You can also choose a breezy, long dress and flat sandals for a feminine look.

Gladiators

Gladiators became lately one of the hottest trends when it comes to shoes. They are spectacular and comfortable. However, you need to pay a lot of attention when choosing the right pair of gladiators. If you are petite, keep in mind that ankle straps make your legs look shorter. Therefore, choose shorts and mini skirts, and also skinny jeans to pair your gladiators with. You can also choose high-heeled gladiators. If you are tall, consider yourself lucky as you can match gladiators with everything. Wear them with soft, airy summer dresses, as well as with loose blouses and tight jeans or pants. Remember that gladiator sandals in neutral colors tend to make a leg look thicker, while metallic colors make them thinner.

Belts

Belts represent an amazing accessory that can add a chic touch to a dull outfit. A simple, maxi summer dress and a fabric or leather belt will give you a vintage look. Wide, thin or metallic belts are some of the most spectacular trends for spring/summer 2010. Therefore, there is a wide palette of belts that you can wear according to your attire and the occasion. Wear a thin belt over shirts, blouses or sweaters matched with skinny jeans or skirts.

Oversized sunglasses

Sunglasses are that one mandatory accessory that is both practical and stylish. The Chinese invented in 1430 the first sunglasses that were practically smoked glass. Still, sunglasses became very popular in the 20th century, the first pair of sunglasses being sold in 1929 by Sam Foster. Oversized sunglasses are a classic item that remained in top of our preferences for spring/summer 2010. They offer total protection against sun rays. Perfect mixture between retro and modern, oversized sunglasses are an excellent investment for summer.

Straw handbags

A straw handbag is the perfect option for a sunny summer day. You can choose one in natural-colored straw or a dyed straw one. Wear it with a breezy blouse, denim shorts and a pair of platform sandals, or a maxi, delicate dress with floral prints for a fresh and rustic look. The fabric is summer appropriate and it works great for a day at the beach. If you are rather romantic, take a hat with large brims and team it with your straw handbag.



Tags: accessories, spring/summer 2010 trends, panama hat, skinny jeans, t-shirt, gladiator sandals, flat sandals, clogs, oversized sunglasses


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