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10 Trendy teen accessories

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Make your outfit pop!

Your accessories can make or break your outfit. These trendy accessories are perfect for teens.

Pillow Skinny
Animal Print Belt

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Break up a solid outfit or give shape to an oversized shirt or dress with this Pillow Skinny Animal Print Belt (, $17).The leopard print adds the perfect pop to your outfit.


Metal Trim
Plastic Bangle

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This metal trim plastic bangle (, $6) is one piece that can make a big impact on your wardrobe. The plastic gives it a light weight that makes it comfortable to wear, and the metal trim dresses it up just enough.


Stud Earrings

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These blue Reptilian Stud Earrings (, $15) are the perfect combination of '80s retro and today’s glam. They’re small, so they won’t hurt your ears or get tangled in your hair, but they’re bold enough to make an impact.

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Retro Cat
Eye Sunglasses

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These hot Retro Cat Eye Sunglasses (, $5) really are the cat’s meow. They come in black or tortoise shell prints, but we love them in this “look at me” shade of red.

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Rib Beanie

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Fall and winter weather means sometimes, you just need a hat. Keep warm and look cool with this Paradise Rib Beanie (, $30). It’s made of super soft angora blend yarn, and ribbed all over so you can dress it up or down.


Robert Rose Flower
Stone Dome Ring

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Go pretty in purple with this Robert Rose Flower Stone Dome Ring (, $22). The floral design add a feminine touch, and the stretch fit means one size fits all.


Pastel Animal
Border Scarf

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This lightweight Pastel Animal Border Scarf (, $36) is light enough to wear all year long. The animal print brings in lots of great color, but doesn’t scream animal print.

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Mixed Color and
Mixed Beaded Necklace

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This Mixed Color and Mixed Beaded Necklace (, $40) adds just the right amount of color and fun to any outfit. It’s not too long at 18 inches, so it won’t get in the way. The resin and gold tone metal beads continue all the way around, making it that much more interesting to look at.


Mudd Plaid
Cadet Hat

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This acrylic hat from Mudd (, $28) will you keep you looking good and feeling warm. The bright blue plaid pattern will make you stand out in a crowd, and the added buttons just bring a little bit of fun.


Kate Spade New York
Composition phone case

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Do teenagers actually write things down on paper anymore? Keep your digital journal, but wrap in the shell of composition notebooks from long ago with this Composition Phone Case by Kate Spade New York (, $40).


You can have too many accessories! Wear one big or loud piece, and keep everything else toned down.

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