We routinely turn to fashion influencer Melissa Meyers for sartorial advice. While age has absolutely nothing to do with what you should or shouldn't wear, she is over 50, and her more experienced style point of view is often quite intriguing. On that note, she's experimented with a range of trends over the years. When it comes to shoes and accessories, there are a few styles she's worn in different iterations for 20 years and won't stop wearing because they're pretty, timeless, and always chic.
Below you'll uncover the beautiful shoe, jewelry, and bag trends that will always be front-runners in her closet. You'll also find further intel on why Meyers loves the items, complete with visual inspiration and shopping picks if you want to add one of her favorites to your wardrobe.
"Slingbacks are a fashion staple that has been around for decades. They are the perfect blend of elegance and style, making them a versatile choice for any outfit to add a touch of sophistication." — Meyers
"Hoop earrings are a classic jewelry piece that has stood the test of time. Whether you prefer delicate or oversize statement hoops, they are versatile enough to be dressed up or down, making them a must-have to any jewelry collection." — Meyers
"With its clean lines and defined shape, a structured handbag has always been perfect for a nice occasion or even a day around the city. A structured silhouette always looks stylish without trying too hard. I've been wearing them as far back as I can remember, especially to business lunches and events." — Meyers
"Loafers can be styled in a variety of ways, from jeans and a T-shirt for a casual look to dressing them up with a blazer and dress pants for a more refined style. They are a timeless shoe style that should be a staple in every wardrobe." — Meyers
"Stacked bracelets are a fashion trend that has been popular for years and is still going strong. Layering multiple bracelets of different sizes, colors, and textures on the same wrist adds personality to an outfit. Whether you prefer dainty, delicate bracelets or bold and chunky ones, stacked bracelets are a fun and versatile." — Meyers
"I love a quilted bag with a chain strap detail and have enjoyed wearing this style for years. This vintage Chanel bag is an iconic fashion accessory that has maintained its luxury status over the years, with its sleek, structured design, quilted leather, and signature double-C hardware. Chanel is a classic investment piece that will never go out of style and has shown to be a great investment." — Meyers
"Basic black pumps are a wardrobe staple I've worn consistently over the years with everything from jeans to dresses. Their sleek and classic design makes them perfect for many occasions to elevate any outfit. They are always a timeless classic, and their versatility makes them a great investment if you want to splurge on a designer pair." — Meyers
"Layering multiple necklaces of different lengths and styles adds dimension and depth to any outfit. From delicate and simple chains to bold and statement pieces, layered necklaces offer endless possibilities for customization and expression. I have always layered my necklaces over the years to express my personal style." — Meyers
"Tote bags have been a classic accessory for decades and continue to be a popular choice for carrying all your essentials. Originally designed as a utilitarian bag for carrying groceries and other items, tote bags have evolved into a fashion statement. [They're] now available in a wide variety of styles, materials, and designs. I love a good tote bag and use them often! My favorite one that has stood the test of time is this classic Chanel." — Meyers
"Sneakers are the perfect combination of comfort and style, and these by New Balance have been around for decades. I've been wearing them since my teens for sports, and now they've become a fashion staple with trendy designs that include a wide range of styles. The chunky version of this sneaker looks chic when worn with everything from dresses to jeans and trousers." — Meyers
"I love a good crossbody bag because it is not only stylish but also allows for hands-free convenience, making it a great choice for busy days. One of my favorite timeless styles that I have been wearing for years is the Hermès Evelyn crossbody bag—it's a chic accessory where fashion meets function." — Meyers
"From bold and colorful to simple and elegant, large cocktail rings feel so old-money and make great statement pieces to showcase your style. They are a timeless fashion accessory that adds a touch of luxury and personality to any jewelry collection." — Meyers