Summer 2012’s 10 Best Accessories
Not everyone can pull off printed pants, but this belt is really all you need.
Proenza Schouler Printed Neoprene-Covered Belt, $435, net-a-porter.com
Give your aviators and wayfarers a rest this summer, and instead opt for these retro sunnies.
They're the perfect shade of pastel purple and they're ombre...need I say more?
Illesteva Leonard Purple Sunglasses, $165, openingceremony.us
You'll be transported to the Caribbean everytime you look down at your wrist.
Juicy Couture Palm Beach Poolside Parrot Bangle, $118, bloomingdales.com
Wear these with a vintage-inspired swimsuit, and you'll be channeling a 1950s Hollywood siren.
Charlotte Olympia Cat-Eye Feather Sunglasses, $402, mytheresa.com
A big, bright necklace or pretty floral scarf are both perfect solutions for those I-have-nothing-to-wear kind of mornings.
Pair either with a plain white t-shirt and you're done.
Mary Katrantzou Strip Valley Scarf, $339, barneys.com; J.Crew Tessellate necklace, $85, jcrew.com
Ever since the Pantone color of the year, Tangerine Tango, was announced, I've been trying to figure out how to incorporate it into my wardrobe without looking like a safety cone or an inmate.
This sporty, water resistant watch is just what I was looking for.
Nixon The Time Teller Watch, $75, shopbop.com
A straw hat is one of those summer staples that never goes out of style.
The neon pink ribbon on this one keeps the classic looking fresh.
Flora Bella 'Mia' Raffia & Ribbon Fedora in Coral, $128, nordstrom.com