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10 Accessories inspired by red-carpet season

Elizabeth Mitchell is a freelance fashion and beauty writer living in Los Angeles. A graduate of New York University, she regularly contributes to The Fashion Spot, The Luxury Spot and authors the Star Style column for StyleBakery Teen. ...

Shine bright like a diamond

You might not have access to a celebrity stylist, but that doesn’t mean you can’t steal this season’s hottest award show accessories straight from the red carpet (and for far less, too). Whether you’ve got a fancy date coming up or a winter wedding to attend, these sparklers are sure to make you look and feel like a million bucks.
1

A metallic gold clutch

Go for the gold and pair a pretty pink dress with a sparkly metallic statement clutch a la Maria Menounos at the Golden Globes. Featuring shiny cut-out encasing with textured metallic accents and a rhinestone-embellished snap closure, this star-worthy clutch is bold and beautiful all at once. Plus, it comes with a convenient removable chain shoulder strap.

Maria Menounos and a metallic gold clutch

Our pick: AMI Clubwear Champagne Gold Cut Out Encasing Rhinestone Lock Clutch Handbag (AMI Clubwear, $30)

2

Green drop earrings

Look utterly glam just like our girl Jennifer Lawrence at the Golden Globes when you accessorize with some gorgeous green drop earrings, perfect for the gal rocking a ponytail or a pixie cut. The good news is that these babies definitely won’t break the bank, as they’re only $6.

Jennifer Lawrence wearing green drop earrings

Our pick: dots Faceted Rhinestone Drop Earrings (dots, $6)

3

A classy ear cuff

Take a walk on the wild side with a sophisticated but sassy ear cuff similar to the one Rashida Jones wore on the red carpet at the Golden Globes this year. Don’t forget to put your hair up, though, so you can show off your beautiful bling.

Rashida Jones wearing an ear cuff

Our pick: Alexmika Ear Cuff in Yellow Gold (Designs by Millo, $198)

4

A shiny snakeskin bag

Textured clutches are all the rage on the red carpet this year. So why not channel your inner Naomi Watts at the Golden Globes with a shiny snakeskin bag that’s certain to jazz up any dress? We can't get enough of this gold one.

Naomi Watts carrying a shiny snakeskin bag

Our pick: Urban Expressions Divine Clutch in Gold (Karma Loop, $25)

5

Basic black ankle-strap heels

Sadie Calvano really made her white pantsuit pop at the People’s Choice Awards thanks to a pair of basic black ankle-strap heels provided by Shoe Cult by Nasty Gal. While her particular sandals aren’t available until March, you can still snag the style with this nearly identical pair, which will go great with everything.

Sadie Calvano wearing basic black ankle strap heels

Our pick: Shoe Cult by Nasty Gal Desire Sandals (Nasty Gal, $68) 

6

A serious statement necklace

Actress Sofia Vergara hands down had the best statement necklace at the SAG Awards. The emerald green gems seriously popped against her skin and brought her entire ensemble together. Copy the look with a more casual version you can rock with a party dress or a white t-shirt if you want to.

Sofia Vergara wearing a statement necklace

Our pick: Venessa Arizaga 'Your Majesty' Statement Necklace (Nordstrom, $298) 

7

Geek chic cat-eye glasses

Geek chic never looked so smart! Take a cue from Meryl Streep at this year’s Golden Globe Awards and trade in your contacts for a pair of cool cat-eye glasses that will purr-fect any look. We’re totally feeling these from Essential Eyewear.

Meryl Streep wearing cat eye glasses

Our pick: Essential Eyewear cat-eye glasses (LensCrafters, $120) 

8

An over-the-top cocktail ring

Cocktail rings were literally everywhere at the 2014 Grammys, with many A-listers like Beyoncé choosing to bling out several fingers all at once. Imitate her diamond do with this inexpensive lookalike that’s bound to make you shine bright.

Beyonce wearing a cocktail ring

Our pick: ASOS CURVE Exclusive Rock Cocktail Ring (ASOS, $9) 

9

An exquisitely embellished headband

Amp up the romance in your hair with a black bedazzled headband inspired by Kat Dennings’ People’s Choice Awards Jennifer Behr headwrap. At a fraction of the price, this embellished accessory is just what your tresses need to feel all dressed up.

Kat Dennings wearing a headband

Our pick: Capelli of New York Beaded Headband (Nordstrom, $16) 

10

A simple black bow belt

When in doubt, just add a bow belt! Oprah Winfrey wowed at this year’s Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, tying together her gorg getup with a fabulously feminine yet oh-so-simple black bow belt, which we totes adored. Steal the style with this very affordable option from Forever 21.

Oprah wearing a bow belt

Our pick: Forever 21 Street-Femme Bow Belt (Forever 21, $4) 

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