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    25 Accessories That Will Help Take Your Outfit From Bland To Glam

    For people who want to do the least but make it look like they did the most.

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    1. A simple clip-on nose ring to up your cool-girl vibes and have everyone doing a double take. You won't have to do anything else!

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    You can use it as a faux septum piercing too!

    Promising review: "These are super cute and amazing for the price. You get so many! They are just the way I hoped they would be: small and subtle. I love the gold and rose gold colors. I’ve not had any issues with them coming loose or falling off. I’ve worn these for a couple months now and have not seen any fading and discoloration." —Kendrick

    Get a set of 9 (comes in 3 colors) from Amazon for $8.99 (available in 8 different sets).

    2. A collection of fancy hair clips that can glamorize your look with the click of a clasp, and enhance your hairstyle even when it's just down! It's so simple you can do it with your eyes closed.


    Promising review: "Reliable and stylish! These are quality, sturdy hair clips that hold your hair back curly or straight. For super silky hair, though, I would suggest a little curl or some texturizing hairspray. These are super cute, diverse assortment of colors and shapes, and add a simple stylish touch to your hair when you're in a hurry. LOVE THEM!"—EmElOh

    Get this 8-piece set from Amazon for $6.99 (available in 4 sets).

    3. A pair of cat-eye sunglasses to effortlessly upgrade your sunglasses game from plain to ~pizzazz.~ Want to go a level higher? Add a fancy eyeglasses chain!

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    These glasses have 100% UV400 protection and a comfortable nose pad so you're not sacrificing protection for style — and you won't get those annoying marks on your nose. They're also lightweight and shatter-proof and come with an eyeglass case and cleaning cloth!

    Promising review (for the sunglasses): "I really love these glasses, honestly! They come packaged nicely and look just like the picture provided. Great quality for being as affordable as they are in my opinion. This style is especially cute, they look good with just about any outfit. I will definitely be buying more pairs from this company in the future." —Angelina Remenarich

    Get them from Amazon: The cat-eye glasses for $11.98 (available in 24 colors), and the eyeglass chain for $12.99 (available in 2 colors).

    4. A versatile blanket scarf that you can wear in different ways to suit your outfit! Apart from the usual use, you can even use it as a shawl for parties or on a night out for a chic look. What else do you need from a scarf?


    Reviewers note how soft this scarf is!

    Promising review: "I love love love this scarf. I ordered the camel colored one. It's soft, warm, and lightweight. It's like the best of a blanket scarf but without the weight." —MC

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in 18 designs).

    5. A belt with a decorative buckle that makes a statement even on the most understated looks — while still remaining functional. Who said belts have to be boring? Just buckle up and go!

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    Get creative and use it as a belt on your skirt or dress too!

    Promising review: "Such a cute belt! I’ve been looking for a belt like this, but I’m very picky and couldn't find one I loved. This one is perfect. It’s a staple that ties every outfit together so well. A very easy way to step up a simple outfit. It’s great quality for the price, and there’s no need to splurge on a designer belt if you can’t afford it. 10/10 would recommend."—Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.50+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 7 colors).

    6. A set of super cute and colorful enamel brooches for adding plenty of personality and spunk to everything from jean jackets and backpacks to hats and wallets!


    Reviewers note that the backs are strong so the pins won't fall off easily! They also come in individual bags for easy sharing.

    Promising review: "I got these pins to decorate my laptop bag, and I'm really happy with them! Packaging was great and simple, pins came in undamaged, and overall THEY'RE JUST SO CUTE! The pins were smaller than expected but I still really enjoyed them because it fit my laptop bag so nicely! —Amazon Customer

    Get this set from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 32 different sets).

    7. A silk scarf scrunchie that will elevate your daily (read: boring) ponytail or bun in a fun, classy way! With these, you could totally pull off that "1960s Hollywood star on vacation" vibe.

    Urban Outfitters

    The scarf part is detachable so you can take it off for when you just want to use the scrunchie or the scarf by itself. You can also wear this scarf in different ways for different looks!

    Promising review: "I adore this hair tie! It adds a special touch to any outfit and matches sooo many things. It's very silky and stays in your hair all day without any readjusting (and my hair almost never stays with scrunchies or normal scarves)."—Morgand22

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12 (available in 7 designs).

    8. A snazzy purse to add glitz to your 'fit without you having to lift a finger! Well, after you lift one to pick up said purse, I mean. (It also doubles as a clutch!)

    Nasty Gal

    Get it from Nasty Gal for $20.

    9. A pair of tights with a graceful floral design that will bring more to your OOTD than those regular old tights with a hole in the knee that you should probably throw out already.


    Promising review: "Very cute, very comfortable! I really love these tights. They fit true to you, and the colors are vibrant and beautiful in the flowers. I highly recommend!" —Erica

    Get it from ModCloth for $9.99.

    10. A set of stackable rings that are simple enough to suit any look and fancy-looking enough that it'll be all you need to dress up and head out!


    Promising review: "These came beautifully packaged with super fast delivery! I LOVE that they are like a rose gold. Tip: Coat them with clear nail polish before wearing as I have been told they may tarnish over time. This prevents the dreaded green fingers! I love the variety of these. They fit ALL my fingers. My ring finger is a size 6 is that helps. I like to wear different ones on different fingers every day! I got a compliment the first day I wore them out. Love these!!" —Kate

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99.

    11. A pair of ultra-stylish heart sunglasses – they're the only statement accessory you'll ever need. Plus, with these, you'll instantly be elevated to movie-star status.

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    Two of my coworkers, Elizabeth Lilly and Heather Braga, have these glasses and absolutely love them! The glasses have UV400 protection and come with a soft carrying case!

    Promising review: "For $10, I DEF recommend these. I love fun sunglasses and I love that these are a cheaper alternative to the YSL version. I think I’ll be getting another pair for upcoming festivals!" —Audrey

    Get it from Amazon for $9.91 (available in 18 colors).

    12. A sleek mini backpack that'll be both useful enough to hold all the little things and stylish enough to make you look effortlessly extravagant. Plus, this one's convertible to suit all your needs! Why isn't it in your cart yet?

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    This faux leather bag is convertible, which means it can be used as a backpack, single-shoulder bag, purse, and a crossbody bag! It's also lightweight, durable, and waterproof.

    Promising review: "I. Love. This. Purse. I got this purse because I have a tendency to carry too much stuff around and wanted something versatile and stylish. This purse meets all of my needs! I am now only able to carry the essentials with me and I can no longer weigh myself down with unnecessary clutter and garbage! I can fit my small wallet, phone, charger, ear phones, makeup travel kit, and gum in here and still have a little extra room for small toddler snacks. This purse goes with everything and can be worn over the shoulder or like a backpack. I could not have done better, especially for the price! Well made, good sturdy materials." —Jenna Bean

    Get it from Amazon for $24.97.

    13. A pair of large geometric hoop earrings that will take the spotlight so you don't have to worry about the rest of your outfit!


    This set has a large and a mini pair!

    Get it from ModCloth for $15.

    14. An elegant ear cuff that will add high doses of charm and grace with minimal effort. Isn't that always the goal? Plus, if you're not into hoops, this is a great alternative!


    You can wear this cuff in several ways! If you have more than one piercing on an ear, you can thread it through all your piercings to create a whole different style.

    Promising review: "These cute little cuff earring are just what I've been looking for. Extremely well-made and can be worn a variety of ways. They are my new go-to everyday earrings because they go with just about anything. I have my ears double pierced so I love being able to get so many different looks by changing my top earrings too. I definitely recommend and have seen others they carry that are already on my list!" —Erin Harlan

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    15. A classic red lip because while lipstick falls into the makeup category, a red lip in particular can be an accessory as it is unfailingly the one thing that immediately makes you look bold, put-together, and ready to take on the world — no matter what you're wearing!


    This striking red is named "Snow White" and is part of Colourpop's Disney collection! Infused with natural antioxidants and acai, jojoba and pomegranate seed butters, it is hydrating, creamy, and long-lasting with full coverage. It's also vegan and cruelty-free.

    Promising review: "Amazing! I love this! It stays on all day with only having to reapply once. It does not dry your lips out. The color is so vibrant and it applies smoothly."—Jessica

    Get it from Colourpop for $8.

    16. A watch with a large face to make any ensemble look sleek and put-together. Plus, you'll look stylish as heck tbh.

    Nordstrom Rack

    Get it from Nordstrom Rack for $59.97 (originally $135).

    17. A pair of faux leather ankle boots that'll immediately vamp up any look — plus, they're great for every season! Yes, I'll wear mine in the summer, too. You can't stop me.


    These have block heels so your feet won't be uncomfortable. The heel height is 3 1/2 inches.

    Get it from H&M for $39.99 (available in sizes 4.5-10).

    18. A cute knotted headband perfect for bad hair days — just toss one on and you're set to go!

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $4.99.

    19. A bright statement necklace that will catch the eye and serve as a pop of color when your OOTD is all black. You could be wearing the plainest shirt in the universe but put this on and no one will even know!


    This is a wood necklace!

    Get it from ModCloth for $25.

    20. A pair of elegant pumps to upgrade a simple white-tee-and-jeans combo to a hundred just as much as it does a party dress! So by all means, head to that fancy dinner in your boyfriend jeans. As long as you have these babies, you're set!

    Forever 21

    Get them at Forever 21 for $25 (available in sizes 6.5-11).

    21. A wool beret you can just whip out whenever you feel like channeling your inner Parisian persona. It adds so much flair that you won't know what to do with it!


    Promising review: "This beret will change your life. Extremely versatile beret that will NOT go out of fashion this upcoming fall. What makes this item an absolute must in your closet is that it goes with literally any outfit from your wardrobe. It's chic and provides the concise statement that you're fashionable and in-style. Absolutely no problems with shipping and it came as described; a beautiful, navy-blue wool beret that suits everyone's stylistic needs! it's incredibly soft and I am 100% happy with this purchase. It's going to keep me so cozy and cute this season!" —Karen

    Get it from ModCloth for $15.

    22. A pair of lace leg warmers for a new spin on your old boots-and-socks combo. These keep your calves warm *and* work as an appealing addition to your whole look! Who can say no to double-duty accessories? Not you.


    Promising review: "I have three pairs of these in gray, brown, and black. They last and last and last — super high quality, and I am constantly getting compliments. I wash them in the washing machine's 'gentle wash' and I don't dry them in the dryer — I think this helps the lace edge last longer. You can't go wrong with these. Sexy and cute and quirky and well worth the price. Oh, and they fit well! I'm a solid medium size and these are awesome, they come all the way up lower mid-thigh if I want them to, and I am 5'8." —MsTerry

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    23. A dainty anklet set to embellish your look (and your ankle) in the simplest way. Do you feel like a princess yet?

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $5.99.

    24. A pair of stunning platform heels with the power to transform any look into a ~lewk.~ With these, you can strut out the door without a care for the world.


    A shoe like this takes your casual look to a "night-out" look in seconds!

    Get them from H&M for $34.99 (available in sizes 5.5-9.5).

    25. A pretty layered necklace that'll look striking against a plain top! It definitely adds a whole new ~layer~ without the hassle of extra clothes.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $6.99.

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