Any of These 11 Accessory Trends Will Upgrade Your Closet in 60 Seconds

There's one thing that all fashion enthusiasts agree on—that accessories can make an outfit. That's why we're launching a monthly column, Successorise, charting the latest extras stylish girls will want to know about. From the smart workwear add-ons that could seal the deal in the office, to the most of-the-moment tweaks that can spin a basic outfit into a high-fashion trajectory, this is Who What Wear UK's regular guide to the most important accessorising rules to know now.

You'll be all too aware (from the fact that wearing your black winter coat is like a hot-yoga class) that new-season weather has finally arrived. So let's take it from the top and answer the big question of S/S 17: What are the ultimate new accessories this year? We've searched through countless real-girl outfit pictures, mined our own wish lists, and trawled every one of our favourite e-tailers to bring you a definitive guide to the best additions in the marketplace.

Eleven key accessories have caught our attention—but you mustn't think that all 11 are necessary for nowness. It's a case of selecting what suits your existing wardrobe and feeling safe in the knowledge that even the introduction of something as simple as a pair of elegant mules will instantly up your game. Keep reading to see and shop spring's key accessories.

#1. Elegant Mules


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#2. Corset Belt


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#3. Basket Bag


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#4. Flat-Top Sunglasses


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Related: I've Just Found 11 Spring Outfits You'll Want to Wear This Weekend

#5. Cocktail Earrings


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#6. Stacked Flatforms


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#7. Nerdy Specs


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#8. Unique Bag Strap


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Related: How to Look Infinitely Chicer Each Spring Without Spending Any Money

#9. Gold Jewellery—From Classic to Sculptural


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#10. Kitten Heels


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#11. Belt Bag


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Next up, the most important items on the high street this spring.

Gif artwork by Greta Larkins of FashGif.

Hannah Almassi
Editor in Chief

Hannah Almassi is the Editor in Chief of Who What Wear UK. Hannah has been part of the the Who What Wear brand since 2015, when she was headhunted to launch the UK sister site and social channels, implement a localised content strategy and build out the editorial team. She joined following a seven-year tenure at Grazia magazine, where she led front-of-book news, fashion features and shopping specials as fashion news and features editor. With experience in both print and digital across fashion and beauty, Hannah has over 16 years in the field as a journalist, editor, content strategist and brand consultant. Hannah has interviewed industry heavyweights such as designers including Marc Jacobs and Jonathan Anderson through to arbiters of taste including Katie Grand and Anna Dello Russo. A skilled moderator and lecturer specialising in the shift to digital media and e-commerce, Hannah’s opinion and work has been sought by the likes of CNBC, BBC, The Sunday Times Style, The Times, The Telegraph and, among many others. Hannah is often called upon for her take on trends, becoming known as a person with their finger of the pulse of what’s happening in the fashion space for stylish Brits. Hannah currently resides in Eastbourne with her photographer husband, incredibly busy son and highly Instagrammable cat.