Stylish and fresh accessories for spring

This year is all about looking fresh and flirty. Here are the best clean-cut accessories to catapult you firmly and stylishly into 2012. Key colours are white, cream, burgundy and beige – with a flash of canary yellow


Thursday, 9 February, 2012 by Isabel Dexter

  • Sonia Rykiel boots, €525
    Kick off spring/summer’s 60s trend early. Sonia Rykiel’s beautifully detailed cream and white leather booties, with colour contrasting, slightly pointed toes and a sportswear-inspired fastening, make for a statement pair of shoes

  • Sonia Rykiel bag, €1,300
    Sleek, chic and utterly practical, this elegant leather and metal case from Sonia Rykiel has a back-to-school air that’s perfect for dusting off the 2011 fashion cobwebs. The café mocha leather lends a luxe air to the simple design

  • Louis Vuitton boots, price on request
    A key piece from the spring/summer runway, these dark red patent boots from Louis Vuitton are part Manga-girl footwear, part English heritage Wellington boot, with a cartoon-style curved platform sole and sensual appeal

  • Burberry bag, €795
    Stay bright and beautiful for 2012 with this covetable raffia satchel. The fresh canary yellow and caramel colour palette and the mini size give this Burberry bag a young, preppy air. Team with a crisp white shirt and leather shorts for a trend-led look

  • Nicole Farhi coat, price on request
    Nothing looks more elegant than winter white; keep it simple and fresh with this collarless coat from Nicole Farhi. A concealed fastening and bracelet sleeves lend a pared-down feminine charm

  • Lanvin bag, was €1550, now €774
    Currently on sale at Colette, this beauty, in the perfect shade of burgundy leather with gold details, nails the ladylike trend that is still going strong for spring/summer 2012. Alber Elbaz’s expert eye has once again won the praises of the fashion pack. We expect to see a lot of these on the front row at next month’s Fashion Week

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