They’ve arrived! The must-have fall accessories that will add chic to any look, without draining your wallet. Instead of updating your style with a new wardrobe, these fall accessories will add versatility to the clothes you already have, with way less money spent. I spoke to the fashion “know-it-alls” from some of Boston’s trendiest boutiques about popular fall accessories for a college girl’s budget. No need to sacrifice style this season, here is your checklist! Not from the Boston area? No problem! Check out these boutiques online or simply use them as inspiration and get inspired for your back-to-school shopping no matter which city you’re in!
Wish – 49 Charles Street, Boston MA 02114 www.wishboston.com Wish carries the jewelry designer Morra Designs, whose line includes great gold disc necklaces, earrings and bracelets that can make any outfit look a little more fun at an affordable price. Check out the full line at www.Morradesigns.com Must-have accessory: Gold Disc jewelry
Queen Bee – 85 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 www.queenbeegirls.com Queen Bee carries a line of high-waisted belts with fun clasps by 213 Industry. They can be worn with a casual look such as a plaid blouse, as a well as with a formal look, such as a black cocktail dress. The belts add a slimmer look to the waist, and sophistication to your outfit. Must-have accessory: High-waisted Belts
Dress – 221 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 www.dressboston.com Tote your textbooks around campus in style! Dress carries designer Vanessa Bruno large canvas bags that can be used for a Friday night out, or a walk to class. Must-have accessory: Large canvas bag
Stil – The Shops at Prudential Center 800 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02199 www.stilinc.com Stil is all about scarves this season. The collections come from India, Spain and Denmark, and some run as low as $30.00. The scarves are made out of beautiful silks, with vibrant colors and prints that add charm to a simple t-shirt and jeans. Must-have accessory: Ethnic-inspired scarves
Sources: Wish- Nicole 617-227-4441 Queen Bee- Heather Freer (manager) and Sarah Salie 617-859-7999 Dress- Martha Hilfinger 617-424-7125 Stil- Samuel Mendoza and Denise Demartini; email@example.com