Inspiration Equation: There’s Nothing Understated About Fall’s Best Accessories

W’s Accessories Editor Nora Milch breaks down the best pieces of the season.

June/July: Inspiration Equation

An Ikea tote + Betty Crocker’s Fruit by the Foot + The French flag = Balenciaga’s capacious carryall

Ikea Bag: Courtesy of Ikea; Fruit by the Foot: Courtesy of Betty Crocker; French flag: Courtesy of Getty Images; Balenciaga: Courtesy of Indigital


The Guns ’n’ Roses logo + An Ed Hardy cap + Cowboy boots = Vetements’ badass thigh-highs

Guns ’n’ Roses album cover: Courtesy of Geffen Records; Cap: Courtesy of Ed Hardy; Cowboy boots: Courtesy of Getty Images; Vetements: Courtesy of Indigital.


Razor wire + A vintage handbag + Pressed flowers = Loewe’s chockablock choker

Razor wire, flowers: Courtesy of Getty Images; Handbag: Courtesy of Vintage Skins; Loewe: Courtesy of Indigital.


Athletic socks + A horse’s mane + A zebra = Gucci’s wild maryjanes

Socks, horse’s mane, zebra: Courtesy of Getty Images; Gucci: Courtesy of Indigital.


The Shining’s Grady twins + Rapunzel + A gilt frame = Maison Margiela’s keepsake belt

The Shining: Courtesy of Warner Bros.; Rapunzel, frame, Maison Marginal: Courtesy of Getty Images.