(The following is an excerpt from a piece I wrote for Midori Verity)
As Coco Chanel famously said ‘…take one accessory off before you leave the house’.
Simplicity can go a long way, especially when it comes to putting together the perfect ensemble.
Accessories are the icing on the cake to an outfit.
They add the details.
And as pretty as accessories can be, there is such a thing as over-accessorizing as well as under-accessorizing. Balance is key. Wearing too many can be overbearing and distracting, and not wearing enough can be boring.
Accessories don’t apply only to jewelry. Also included are shoes, purses, scarves, belts, headpieces, glasses, hats…