Any of These 11 Accessory Trends Will Upgrade Your Closet in 60 Seconds

There's one thing that all fashion enthusiasts agree on—that accessories can make an outfit. That's why we're launching a monthly column, Successorise, charting the latest extras stylish girls will want to know about. From the smart workwear add-ons that could seal the deal in the office, to the most of-the-moment tweaks that can spin a basic outfit into a high-fashion trajectory, this is Who What Wear UK's regular guide to the most important accessorising rules to know now.

You'll be all too aware (from the fact that wearing your black winter coat is like a hot-yoga class) that new-season weather has finally arrived. So let's take it from the top and answer the big question of S/S 17: What are the ultimate new accessories this year? We've searched through countless real-girl outfit pictures, mined our own wish lists, and trawled every one of our favourite e-tailers to bring you a definitive guide to the best additions in the marketplace.

Eleven key accessories have caught our attention—but you mustn't think that all 11 are necessary for nowness. It's a case of selecting what suits your existing wardrobe and feeling safe in the knowledge that even the introduction of something as simple as a pair of elegant mules will instantly up your game. Keep reading to see and shop spring's key accessories.

Next up, the most important items on the high street this spring.

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