Accessories are what pull an outfit together; they add style, elegance and class. At least, well designed and unique accessories do. It’s no secret that when it comes to fashion, a lot of us choose to follow the trends and styles that are in. However, that doesn’t mean that we have to pick accessories that everyone else is wearing.

Accessories are made to bring your outfit to life by adding personality, which is why it’s so important that they’re unique. If you wear the same pieces that everyone else wears, how can you expect your personality to shine through? Fashion isn’t just about following the trends; it’s about showcasing your personal style.

Of course, it can be tricky finding accessories that are unique. Especially, when there are a few stores where everyone choose to shop. The good news is that it is possible to be individual with your accessory style, here’s how:

Look for designers with a difference

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We all have our favorite stores, but that doesn’t mean everything we own has to be from them. The problem is that when you and your friends always shop at the same stores, you all end up with the same items. Having a few of the same clothes is fine but when it comes to accessories, this can have a big impact on your personal style. You see, it’s our accessories that give our look that individual flair. That’s why choosing unique pieces is so important.

The best way to do this is by looking for designers with a difference, that offer scarfs, shoes, and jewelry that’s unique. Instead of shopping at your local mall, have a look online. There are some fantastic designers out there, so browsing online is a great idea. Have a look on Etsy, for cute, homemade pieces. There are also lots of sites that sell gemstone pieces like opal jewellery, which are different to what most fashion stores offer. It may also be worth looking at websites that sell accessories from across the world so that your pieces are truly unique.


Consider going custom

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If you’re not happy with the choice of accessories you have, you could consider having a few items custom-made. There are lots of online companies that offer custom-made accessories, from scarves to hats. So if you can’t find any pieces that are unique enough, it’s worth considering having them custom-made. Just think, you’ll be able to come up with the designs yourself, and then have them created just for you.

This doesn’t have to be expensive either. As there are plenty of companies online who only charge a small amount for this service. Have a look online to get some ideas of what options are out there. You’d be surprised at how many companies there are that offer custom made fashion items.

So there you have it, the best ways to add accessories to your collection that are unique. If you want your personality and sense of style to show through your accessories, you need to opt for unique designs.

Written by Jacqueline Chambers

Jacqueline Chambers

Jacqueline Chambers is the founder of TGIFguide. She uses her innate skills as a natural “connector” to serve businesses, brands and individuals in the LA area and beyond.