“This season’s collections had a feeling of optimism and fun,” says British Vogue‘s commerce director, Naomi Smart. “With a return to IRL meetings, events, and celebrations, accessories designers have flexed their imaginations to the max and delivered slick, surreal, and poppy investments that will last (and bring joy) for years to come.”
From Y2K-inspired bags to mega-platforms and surrealist heels, let the world’s top buyers inform your next purchase. Scroll on to shop the best accessories available now.
All that glitters
Tiffany Hsu, vice president of womenswear and kidswear fashion buying at Mytheresa.com, sees the sparkle craze as a “symbol for hope.” The retail platform has bet big on embellished bags and shoes this season.
It’s a similar story at Matchesfashion.com. Head of womenswear Cassie Smart believes that embellished accessories offer customers a “sense of joy and escapism”—feelings that we yearned for during the pandemic. At Browns, the steady