Accessorizing Your Fall: The Essentials Accessorizing your August: The Essentials While there are some accessories in your closet that are timeless, it’s fun to add a few trendy pieces every once and awhile. And now that Fall is coming around the corner, it’s time to ease that closet into a seasonal transition. If you’re looking for the latest accessories trends, or just some inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. From boho shoes to surrealism-inspired jewelry, here are our August favorites. Susan Alexandra Beaded HandbagsSusan Alexandra is taking over Instagram with her adorable beaded bags. Each one is handmade in Manhattan, and have a huge range of cute patterns and colors that are reminiscent of the 2000s. Susan Alexandra bags dazzle your inner child, and add a fresh pop of color or pattern to your outfit. Ventrone Chronicles JewelryOwned by the Ventrone sisters, Daniella and Sophia, Ventrone Chronicles creates perfectly dainty jewelry. Perfect for layering and adding to your collection, each is handmade in Los Angeles. And if you like their pieces, jewelry is just the beginning for Ventrone. Expect a clothing line to drop soon. Playful, sculpted earrings by Tsunja Irra. If you’re looking for something a little bit bolder, Tsunja Irra designs gorgeous sculpted earrings. Each of her earrings tells a different story, and they incredibly intricate. These Irra earrings are inspired by Salvador Dali surrealism and have minimalistic white details on the marbling. Llani ShoesThese shoes are made for the fiercely independent woman. Llani is a globally inspired shoe collection that works in partnership with designer Alana Oats and craftsmen and artisans from India. Each shoe is handcrafted and one of a kind, with the perfect amount of bohemian flair. Llani shoes ensures that women have strong leadership roles in each of their factories and only works with the highest quality materials. Thick gold hoops from Laura Lombardi JewelryHoops are also having their moment. Since Fall is approaching, expect warmer golds and bronze colors to soar in popularity. These thick gold hoops from Laura Lombardi Jewelry have made their impact on fashion influencers, and will soon make an impact on you. They are mid-size and easy to wear as an everyday accessory. Lombardi works almost exclusively with raw or recycled metals, so you can ensure your earrings are sustainable. Away LuggageIt’s the last real month of OOO season, so jet set while you can. Make sure to do so in style with Away Luggage. Founded by Steph Korey and Jen Rubio, Away is a world-class luggage brand with a sleek, portable and thoughtful design. Each suitcase is guaranteed for life, and this classic look won’t go out of style. Silk Scrunchie By DonniPull your hair up with this silk scrunchie by Donnie instead of a regular old hair tie. The silk takes better care of your hair because it slides right on and off without breakage, and the bow makes it a perfect bracelet as well. It’s playful with a purpose. Linda Farrow SunniesLooking for that fresh off the beach hair? Founded in Australia by CEO Jose Bryce Smith, Look just like Gigi in these gorgeous thin, cat-eye sunglasses with a gold frame. Will we regret the small sunglasses trend? Not when they’re this chic. The cat-eye pays homage to the 1960s, while the skinny lenses play on a current and bold trend. Alison Lou JewelryAlison Lou jewelry by Alison Chemla has a whimsical, almost childlike feel. It’s always exciting to see a luxury brand embracing humor in its themes and pendants. This 2000s inspired theme is sticking around for August, it seems, and we can’t get enough of it. CJW scarvesCJW scarves are wearable works of art. The designer, Christina J. Wang, combines glamour with wanderlust in her collections. Plus, scarves are always a classic. How do you rock a scarf when it’s still hot out? Wear it as a belt or wrap it around your purse for an extra splash of color. Matchbox bobby pins by Pop and SukiMetallic bobby pins make your regular ponytail eye-catching. These bobby pins by Pop and Suki also have a zig-zag pattern to them, so layering them next to each other adds both color and pattern to your hair. Isabelle Hahn Isabelle Hahn is an editorial associate for SWAAY and a journalism student at Northeastern University. Alongside SWAAY, she contributes to Reverberations Magazine, Society16 and The Avenue.