Nora Milch, W‘s Associate Accessories Editor, showcases the top ten accessory trends from the Spring/ Summer 2012 collections in New York.
White shoes were a runway staple this season—best done at Alexander Wang and Narciso Rodriguez.
#2: GEOMETRIC PRINTS
Bold, geometric prints on oversized clutches and totes.
A floral print shoe or bag is a great spring statement.
Donna Karan and Michael Kors focused on tribal accessories.
The new neutral—a pastel shoe.
Eye-popping yellow bags make a statement.
#7: MIXED TEXTURES
Metallics mixed with wooden details.
Accessories with hippie accents like fringe and gold palettes.
#9: CAT EYE SUNGLASSES
Classic fifties cat-eye sunnies still look fresh.
Marc Jacobs used green and yellow gingham on boxy bags and ladylike pumps—perfect garden party accessories.
Photos: Fairchild Archive