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Top 6 timeless accessories we love

Jessica Padykula is a freelance writer and editor in Toronto, Canada covering a wide range of  topics for several online lifestyle publications. She is a regular contributor for SheKnows, covering travel, style, relationships, health and...

Stock up on classic accessories

As much as we love being ahead of the trends and keeping up to date on all the newest fashion must-haves, we also love the classics. Having a few timeless, well-made accessories in your wardrobe is essential and we came up with a list of our favorites.
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1

Tortoiseshell sunglasses

Dries Van Noten retro style tortoiseshell sunglassesSunglasses are a multi-season must not only as a fashion staple, but as a health precaution, too. We only have one pair of eyes, and in addition to wanting them to look great, we also want to protect them, which means sunglasses never go out of style. Choose tortoiseshell for its ability to enhance any skin tone and flatter most faces. We love these Dries Van Noten retro style tortoiseshell shades (mytheresa.com, $259).

2

Oversized scarf

two-tone (fuchsia and crimson) Tory Burch square scarf Whether you wrap it around your shoulders on a chilly afternoon, tie your hair up with it on a bad hair day or simply use it to add some depth to a one-note outfit, a well-made scarf will always look on-trend. Opt for something lightweight and soft like this two-tone Tory Burch square scarf in fuchsia and crimson (Bloomingdales.com, $225).

3

Large go-anywhere bag

Biri bag by AnthropologieFor those days where you have countless places to be and have no idea when you'll be home, a large, carryall bag in a neutral color is a timeless option for carting around everything but the kitchen sink. We've fallen for this slouchy leather purse in an on-trend shade of bright tangerine (anthropologie.com, $398).

4

Ballet flats

Ballet flats -- Gap city flatSimple, elegant and classic, ballet flats can be dressed up or down and go with anything from jeans and an oversized cardigan to a pencil skirt and blouse. We love the Gap city flat (gap.com, $40) for its go-anywhere comfort and perfect fit. The slip-on shoes come in several shades including gray, bright pink, red and black.

5

Statement necklace or earrings

Gold statement necklaceLike the cocktail ring, a statement piece of jewelry can make an outfit shine. A brooch on a plain sweater or necklace paired with a black strapless dress can take a simple look to new heights. A multi-strand necklace is delicate, while still offering a dramatic look. Turn heads in this elegant multi-strand necklace (macys.com, $74).

6

Cocktail ring

Roberta Chiarella coral resin cocktail ringNo matter the season or occasion, a cocktail ring can really make a style statement. Forgo other jewelry and instead, let a bold, eye-catching ring do all the talking – it's often all you need. We're currently coveting this chic but understated Roberta Chiarella coral resin ring (maxandchloe.com, $38).

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