Belts are an essential piece in the modern female wardrobe. They easily elevate ordinary looks by creating shape, supplying texture, and adding color.
Still, to many, $100+ is a bit much to spend on a belt. I beg to differ. I've always believed it's smart to invest in quality accessories that you'll use over and over, for years to come. After all, ladies, how many times have you said to yourself, "I'd have to wear a belt with it."? (Not necessarily a bad thing!)
Get the most out of that hip-hugger with a fabulous statement belt -- here are the top seven currently on our radar.
Spending half your rent on a pair of shoes? I know, I know -- fuggeddaboutit! But really, if there's one thing to splurge on this winter, it's a pair of delicious designer booties. Dress them up or down, and wear them all year round. We found 12 envy-ensuing booties to add to your wish list, or better yet -- go ahead and gift yourself!
Name: Mandy Cole
Occupation: Mom, retail (at August), bookkeeper, stylist, and photographer
Spotted: Rogan+Loomstate Pop-Up Shop opening at August, 6:24 p.m.
Wearing: Banana Republic top, Marni pants, Miu Miu flats
What do you find most important when selecting an outfit? "Simple style with a bit of irony."
Favorite item you were wearing & why? "My Marni pants! They are so incredibly fabulous and ridiculous."