23 Cute Summer Accessories You Can Get for Such a Bargain

Best affordable summer accessories



Before we shift to fall and its more serious sartorial aesthetic, there's still some time left to get lots of use out of decidedly more fun summer accessories. Yes, that means you have a good two months left to wear your fun sunglasses, hats, anklets, and bags to your heart's delight, to maximize the effectiveness of your denim shorts, swimsuits, and slip dresses.

So what exactly makes for a "cute" summer accessory? In my book, it's anything colorful, quirky, and attention-grabbing, that will easily liven up even the most basic of summer outfits. Easy enough, right? The internet is still filled with lots of fun, seasonally-appropriate accessories to choose from and I found them for you, because it's one of my favorite things to do. Keep scrolling to shop them if you need a little pick-me-up (for your outfits or mood).

There's really no point in shopping for scrunchies anywhere besides Free People.

And if you're tired of scrunchies, it's time to become reacquainted with the claw clip.

Just a pair of cool, cheap shades that match every outfit.

This falls under the category of "why not?".

I had to buy these immediately when I first saw them.

Fun fact: This can also be used as a mask chain.

Speaking of masks, this one is great.

Yes, that's three daisy jewelry pieces in one story and I have no regrets.

I want to look as cute as her in a mask.

The only kind of belt I plan on wearing this summer.

This counts as an accessory, and a great one at that.

These are very popular with Nordstrom shoppers, so in they go.