We may still be basking in the sweltering summer heat, but the fashion editor inside of me is already thinking forward to the exciting fall season ahead, specifically to the clothes and accessories I should be investing in now that will carry me through the upcoming months in utmost style.
One of the easiest ways to transition into the new season is with a chic accessory—one that can amp up your summer outfit and give it a trendy fall spin. Below, I’m sharing some of the biggest accessory trends that caught our eye from the fall 2021 collections that you’ll undoubtedly want to be spotted in this upcoming season. From puffy pillow-like bags to oversize shades and chic hair scarves, these are the types of accessories you can add to your cart today and slowly integrate into your wardrobe between now and fall. Get ahead of the fashion curve, and shop our favorite accessories before everyone else.
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Hobo bags have had a resurgence this season, and we're happy to hear they're here to stay for fall. For the new season, we're seeing plenty of iterations of the bag—from slouchy to more structured silhouettes that come in varying sizes and luxurious textures.
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We're (of course!) ecstatic that cushy and comfy padded sandals (which are having a major moment right now) will continue to be a big trend this fall. Everything from quilted soft flat slides to cushy thong kitten heels made an appearance on the fall 2021 runways.
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Fashion people have been loving this "grandma" trend for the past few seasons, and we continued to see plenty of chic hair scarves in the fall 2021 collections in various luxe colors and prints.
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From bold chain belts to wide leather belts, the perennially chic accessory adorned everything from coats to slip skirts and suits on the runways.
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As we head into September and the temps eventually start to cool, we'll no doubt want something impeccably chic to keep us warm. That's where arm warmers come in. Look out for dresses and tops with detached sleeves to take on the trend, or simply buy some chic arm warmers to add to your tank tops that'll take you from this season into the next seamlessly.
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Cushy, pillow-like bags are one of the coolest carryalls to be spotted in this season. Whether you go for a neutral color or a bold hue, it will provide an Insta-worthy look from now through autumn.