Vibrant and bold colours are 2009 must haves, so try and add a touch here and there with exciting accessories. Bright coloured bags, shoes and necklaces will all promote the fashion fever of 2009. Ruffles and ruching are a strong look not only on dresses and tops but on bags too.
If shoes are your next purchase then gladiator strap sandals with open fronts on the shoes and high leg boots are a must have. Wide belts with big buckles and huge necklaces, stacked cuff bangles and tribal jewellery are the fashion essentials
These days every woman has a wardrobe full of handbags and most have an array of handbags to match a different outfit. In fact, the average woman owns at least eight handbags and buys a new one every 3 months.
To really make your outfit shine always remember to buy a handbag to compliment your figure and in which must have some coordination and balance with your body. So even though its tempting to buy a handbag just to be on course with the fashion trend its still best to coordinate it with your figure to make your outfit really stand out.
When buying a handbag most fashion experts suggest that if your tall and slim then you should avoid smaller bags and go for the mid size, bulky and larger handbags as these will best suit your stature. On the other hand if you have a shorter physique its always best to choose smaller handbags to compliment your figure as larger handbags will make you appear smaller.
When choosing the shape of a handbag is always best to choose the opposite of your body type. Therefore if you’re small and petite it’s best to choose tall and rectangular bags as this will make you look taller. If you are slim and tall then its best to choose rounded bags to compliment your figure.
At present a large handbag is the way to go which is great for women who need to mix style with functionality. Oversized, multi-pocketed and easy to carry bags have been strolling down the catwalks and in the major cities. Although not one of the largest bags around but still very popular is the clutch bag. Many designers have created these small handbags for carrying the most essential of items and these are a great opportunity to wear something bold and bright for 2009. If you are a bit hesitant at wearing something bright then compliment a small clutch bag with a pair of matching neutral coloured heels is a subtle way to stay top on the trend ladder.
This spring and summer is the season for bold, bright and colourful designs. A new wave of colours has hit the fashion trend so a palette of earthy and fiery tones like brown, gold, reds, yellows and oranges are a huge hit at the moment and dont forget grape purple and emerald green which are also welcoming additions. Whatever colours you decide there a variety of shades and tones to suit any choice of outfit.
Chain Bags the classic bag that is again timeless this season.
Oversized Clutches and Totes still a firm favourite this year and works well in the day as well as in the night.
Fringed Bags these are a huge hit for 2009 and can be worked day or night. A neutral tone will provide a longer usage.
Quilted Purses a must have at the moment, either a bright colour or with gold charms and your on to a winner
Ruched Bags and multicoloured woven bags will also give your outfit a truly fashionable edge.
Sunglasses are one of smallest accessories you can wear but yet one of the most important. In fact sunglasses have been known to define an era or start a phenomenon which lasted years. Although sunglasses are worn for fashion they do have a functional side in which stop harmful rays which then can help maintain strong eyesight.
Oval Face can work with almost any style such as wraparounds, shields and square shaped frames.
Round Face wider and rectangular frames suit this face type best. Its best to minimize the curves as will make the face appear longer
Diamond Face oval, square and rimless will all soften the contour of the face and compliment it.
Square face oval and round will all provide the face with definition which will work well.
Oblong Face frames that are rounded and square will work best and which do not extend the widest part of the face.
Triangle Face rimless bottoms, straight top line and cat eyes will all soften the lower portion of the face.
At present wrap around sunglasses which extend past the eye to the temple and shields which are one piece are both hot on the fashion runway.
Sunglasses are also not immune to the retro craze and Aviators and Wayfarer have both enjoyed a new wave of success since WWII when pilots favoured this style.