How New Zealand Girls Accessorise

In her latest column for Who What Wear AustraliaJaime Ridge of Dillon Dot talks us through how New Zealand girls love to accessorise.

Today, I’m putting a spotlight on accessories. You’d be hard pressed to find a girl in any country who doesn’t love a good accessory update. New Zealand girls generally dress on the more casual side, so accessories play an important role in our wardrobes. I’ve narrowed down three trends I see New Zealand girls wear repeatedly.

Keep scrolling to discover the trends, and how they’re worn.

A feature bag or shoe paired with a simple outfit is how we add our own unique stamp to the way we dress. New Zealand girlss seem to be reluctant to spend big dollars on a completely new outfit, but a new accessory is more attainable.  

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Holly Sarah Burgess for Who What Wear

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Holly Sarah Burgess for Who What Wear

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Holly Sarah Burgess for Who What Wear

This Valentino bag is a classic, and will be a timeless addition to your wardrobe. 

It’s no secret neck pieces are trending, and the choker, arguably this season’s accessory sensation, is a piece New Zealanders seem to love. My personal favourite is a ribbon choker. The best part is, it’s so easy to achieve. Pop into your nearest fabric store and you can easily DIY this at home but selecting your fabric and snipping a long strip. Get creative!

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Holly Sarah Burgess for Who What Wear

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Holly Sarah Burgess for Who What Wear

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Holly Sarah Burgess for Who What Wear

It may look like it's just a neck tie, but there are actually so many ways to wear it. Here's some inspo!

Earrings have been dominating from the runway to the street. Shoulder grazing statement earrings are too hard to resist. For those less adventurous, classic vintage clip-ons, such as the Chanel pair pictured below, are equally as gorgeous. Either way, this chic accessory is the perfect piece to elevate any outfit.

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Holly Sarah Burgess for Who What Wear

Vintage earrings are so special. Invest now and then hold onto them to pass on to someone special.

What's your favourite way to update your look? Let us know in the comments below!

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