Accessory Angles: Spring into these fashion accents

Many consider accessories like a playground—a place to be lighthearted, whimsical—even experimental. Whatever your accessory game, we’ve gathered a few for your adornment delight. 




Various fashion pundits have likened accessories to vitamins or spices to be used judiciously. Consider Coco Chanel’s famous suggestion that we look in the mirror before leaving the house and remove one accessory. Others believe accessories to be like accent marks—an exclamation or end point to your fashion statement, the piece that sums up your style. Some folks are maximalists and love to use accessories as deep dives into self-expression, sensorial explosions of delight. Many consider accessories like a playground—a place to be lighthearted, whimsical—even experimental. Whatever your accessory game, we’ve gathered a few for your adornment delight. 


Is it a scarf, a jacket, a shawl, or a necklace? You won’t be sure until you wrap the cosseting Wili Puff Satin Cupro Scarf around your neck and take to the red carpet or the streets—or the couch—with it adorning (and warming) your body, One size fits all in bold blue or flirty pink satin. The quilted puffer has a utility pocket and adjustable drawstring for the neck. $550

Travel the world with your utterly amazing XL Jane Slouch Bag in supple silver leather—it’s like a superpower. Made in California, this stylish bag has a hand-stained cognac leather strap, D rings to change out the strap and add a crossbody, a navy blue lining, magnetic button closure, and two interior pockets for daily essentials such as a phone or glasses. $750


New to the magnificent BuDhaGirl® jewelry brand, these gorgeous aquamarine bracelets, created with a unique magnetic locking mechanism, exemplify Chief Visionary, Founder, and Creative Director Jessica Jesse’s ingenious trove of meaningful adornment. Meant to relay the message that everyday routines can be transformed into meaningful rituals and heedful chic, her collection reflects her Mexico City roots, her time spent as a Givenchy runway model, and her belief in meditation and ruminative routines. Inspired to create and share transformative jewelry by monks she met in Thailand, Jesse’s best known for her mainstay All Weather Bangles®.  $325

You’ll be “happy” for sure with something from Pharrell Williams’ first ever collection in collaboration with Louis Vuitton. This sublime Louis Vuitton’s Men’s spring-summer 2024 collection brings a new pool of goods that have re-imagined the classics with whimsy and joy. Behold the iconic Speedy bag as never seen before in monogrammed leather. $11,100


Never in the box, always vibrant, gorgeously unconventional Libertine teams up with innovative LeSportsac to offer a new line of bags launching seasonally throughout 2024. A variety of styles—including totes, backpacks, and weekenders—colors, and fabrics constitute these artsy, functional accessories.  Consider the fringed, waterproof Johnny Go Lightly. Made with sustainable material, this stylish accoutrement that will take you from baby in tow to board room. $410,

Debonair local artist David Heston creates bold contemporary designs for men and women, each evoking his past as a sculptor obsessed with forms and shapes. With an architect’s approach, he crafts wearable art that is worn and collected by a host of celebrities, including Mariah Carey, Ken Griffey, Jr., and Diana Ross. This unisex, sterling silver, double groove, black pavé, black diamond bracelet exemplifies the enchantment of his work. $6,050


Jamie Turner takes an earthy riff on the cuff’s classic silhouette. The Canyon Cuff, a statement piece, vaunts a large, organic pattern replicating the designs seen in nature. $7550


Glitter and glam converge with Sarah O’s Nova Oval Ring, a 14-carat gold ring with an oval center stone set on prongs. A halo of .12-count starburst diamonds surrounds the center stone. Made-to-order based on customization selected. $3410

Cat eye glasses with space age bravado, Vera Wang’s Taraji in Tortoise glasses have lenses mounted via screws. This makes the sunglasses seem to float in front of the wearer’s face. Chic, formal—even intellectual—the eccentric design elements imply profound conversation and impatience for the noncompliant. $295

Top global fashion magazines have been raving about West Coast-based AMINA JOHAN, a design label that fuses earth-inspired organic elements with luxe statement jewelry designs. From the limited edition The MÉTÉORITES Collection, these one-of-a-kind light blue geode and crystal gold statement drop Earrings are crafted from natural geodes and gemstones. $225