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Trend Finder: Clutches & Minaudiéres

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

The mini bag trend has allowed clutches and minaudiéres to stand out more than ever. These structured and hard shells come in different renditions through shiny leather, laser-cut mesh, animal prints and even satin pleats. Where to Find Clutches & Minaudiéres (sponsored): Mary Frances Accessories Whimsical, beaded stars and moon …

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Trend Finder: Lace

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Lace is toughing up accessories for Fall/Winter.  The ladylike and delicate material creates an edgy and modern vibe when used on handbags, hosiery and jewelry.  Look to delicate cut-out and lattice detailing to create a lace-like appeal on metal and enamel jewelry. Where to Find Lace Accessories (Sponsored):   Head’n …

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Trend Finder: Monograms

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Monogram detailing is making a strong statement for Pre-Fall accessories! Putting a custom and personal touch on handbags and jewelry is chic and unique.  Look to initials, words or even numbers to represent something important and make a lasting statement. Where to Find Monograms (Sponsored):   Danecraft Layered CZ Initial …

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Trend Finder: Florals

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Florals are blooming in very unexpected ways this season, from literal 3D versions to more abstract, graphic interpretations. Stems and leaves also factor in prominently, adding another element. Look for bold designs as well as touches of Asian and tropical influence. Where to Find Florals (Sponsored): BRANDIMPORT Petite Haze Grass …

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Trend Finder: Velvet

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Velvet is no longer just for evening. This lush, luxurious fabric has hit the surface (think Velvet Underground no more!)  with its tactile shimmer. From apparel to handbags to shoes and jewelry, velvet has emerged as a star fabric. Where to Find Velvet (Sponsored):     Zenzii Statement Collar Necklace …

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Trend Finder: Minaudieres

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Box clutch minaudieres have a new attitude. Fitting into the palm of the hand (and highlighting rings and bracelets in the process), minaudieres now feature whimsical touches, hanging chains and fun prints and patterns. Where to Find Minaudieres (Sponsored): Kotur Printed satin minaudiere with crystal embellishments Style Name: Espey Black/White …

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Trend Finder: Embroidery & Applique

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Embroidery and applique lend an old-world feel to apparel and accessories this season. It’s one part gypsy, one part Czarina and one part wherever your grandmother hails from! Look for embroidery and applique in deep-yet-bold colors on leather, velvet and other rich materials.   Where to Find Embroidery (Sponsored):   …

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Trend Finder: Tech Accessories

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Tech accessories aren’t just practical, they’re fun and statement-making! Tech accessories add a fun pop of color or embellishment to show personal style through phone and tablet cases as well as headphones, so tune in and log on. Where to Find Tech Accessories (Sponsored): Me and Her Casselini Leather iPhone …

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Trend Finder: Plastics & Lucite

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

After undergoing a modern update, plastics & lucite alike are clear (no pun intended) trends that will be a favorite across all categories of accessories this spring. Where to Find Plastics & Lucite (Sponsored): Nina Footwear Spiked lucite wedge in orchid Style Name: Margie SRP: $99 646-884-6178 customerservice@ninashoes.com www.ninashoes.com Elva Fields Faceted glass …

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Trend Finder: Menswear Prints

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

The boys are back in town and making quite a statement in accessories. This fall designers find inspiration in menswear prints, adding unique tweed, houndstooth and gingham prints to shoes, hats, scarves, jewelry and handbags. Where to Find Menswear Prints (Sponsored): August Accessories Wool plaid newsboy Style Number: 13823 SRP: $36 lisam@augustacc.com …

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Trend Finder: Tribal Print

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

This summer, designers heat up the season with tribal print accessories. Keep an eye out for exotic, tribal-inspired accessories as they make the ultimate statement.  Where to Find Tribal Print (Sponsored):   Accessorizit Tribal Scarf Style Number: D1554 SRP: $34 440-893-9991 sales@accessorizit.com www.accessorizit.com   Cynthia Desser Amethyst statement necklace Style …

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Trend Finder: Straw

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

This season, our trusted annual staple material gets a makeover as designers mix and match basic straw with colors, leather trims and eye catching embellishments. Where to Find It (Sponsored):   Cappelli Straworld  Style Number: Bag 618 SRP: $18 www.dorfman-pacific.com Kotur Ross large balinese straw tote Style Number: RG274111T5 SRP: $675 …

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Item of the Day

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

Designer Fiona Kotur has always created jaw-dropping minaudieres that look as good walking down the Red Carpet as they do embellishing your restaurant table on a Saturday night. And while it’s great to see all the amazing woven straws, mother-of-pearl and exotic skins that Kotur designs are known for, it’s even …

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Trend Finder: Tote Bag

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Nothing beats the multi-functionality of the tote. Roomy and spacious for carrying around daily essentials yet sleek enough to make a statement in a variety of fashionable colors and materials, this season’s tote does not disappoint. Where to Find It (Sponsored):    Canopy Verde Ivory organic cotton leather tote Style Number: …

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Trend Finder: Tassels

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

From leather tassel details on handbags, belts and footwear to fluid metal link tassels in jewelry, designers are having quite a love affair with this versatile embellishment. Preppy? Check. Sexy? Check. Exotic? Check. Put this one on your list. Where to Find It (Sponsored):     Patricia Brown Jewelry  Tassel …