It happens to us all: We fling open our drawers and our closet doors only to declare, “I have nothing to wear!” In truth, we’re probably lamenting that we have nothing new and therefore “exciting” to wear. But that’s a different article for a different time. Right now I want to talk about an easy and “exciting” way out of this situation. The way forward, my friends, lies in recognizing the power of statement pieces. You know what a statement necklace is, the J.Crew bubble necklace has been making the rounds for the last few years. But that’s not the only statement you can make. From shoes and belts to bags and other baubles, the addition of just one accessory can turn your LBWhatever into a look you’ve never worn before. Here are 10 pieces to wow your wardrobe this season — and nothing costs more than $68.
A contributing writer to theFashionSpot, Marisa has penned articles and features in over a dozen online and print publications. She's worked as fashion critic and creative director for papierdoll.com, been the managing editor for Caribbean-based Ocean Style Magazine, and worked with Set Magazine, a luxury lifestyle magazine based in Zurich, as a contributing editor. She splits her time between New York, Los Angeles and her hometown as a freelance fashion and cultural copywriter, editor and journalist. You can find out more at her site marisaswanson.com and follow her on Twitter @mraswan.