Dressing up is a fun and exciting process. From picking out your top to your bottoms and your shoes too. Dressing up is the best way to express yourself and in the process you’re actually creating art. Art? Yes that’s right putting together an outfit, doing your makeup and creating a whole look is an art. Everyone has their own unique style. You may own the same pair of shoes as someone else but the both of you will have two different ways of styling it.
Another part of dressing up that’s extremely fun is finding the right accessories to complete your whole look. This can sometimes be a little tricky as not many of us own a shit ton of accessories to go with every outfit. But don’t worry. I have you covered. I have here a list of must have accessories for anyone that loves streetwear and the best part is these accessories will go well with almost any outfit.
Metal Chains are so easy to style into any outfit. They also come in many different variations. You can find metal chains that are thick, long, thin and/or thick. They also come in various colours such as bronze, silver, gold, etc. Also, metal chains can be worn on any occasion with any outfit and you would still be able to look fresh. A tip to make you look even cooler is to layer the chains, this means wearing more than one chain in different sizes. You could even layer them with chains of different styles and colours if you are feeling adventurous.
I am sure you have spotted many people carrying a fanny pack, well this is because it is one of the most loved accessories when it comes to streetwear. It somehow manages to make anything you wear look so much cooler. They come in different colours and sizes, you can also use badges and iron on patches to make your fanny pack stand out. Celebrities such as Noah Cryrus, Billie Eilish and even Kendal Jenner have all been spotted carrying fanny packs during their day out.
Not only does wearing them add a little mystery to your look but they can also be used on days where you did not have enough sleep or time to put on proper makeup. Wearing shades with your streetwear outfit can transform your entire look and you’ll definitely be looking trendy. Try looking for shades that have different shapes and one that fits your face well. Oh and you know people usually think it’s weird to wear shades at night but hey if it makes you happy; why not?
You can get resin jewelry from any store these days but if you want something a little more personalised try supporting a local small business online and get it from them. Smaller stores usually sell customizable pieces. Fun fact, you can even get the materials to make your own resin accessories if you want to unleash your creative side. You can get most of the materials online. Be sure to get a mould releasing agent as well or else you might face difficulty in removing your resin art from the mould.
You know what they say about hoops? The bigger the hoops, the bigger the … Well I’ll let you finish that one on your own. Anyway hooped earrings are so easy to incorporate into your look. The different styles and sizes are endless plus they are super easy to find, almost every accessory and/or clothing store sells hoops.
Okay so typically bucket hats were considered quirky and only the hippies would wear them but so many people have started to style them with streetwear that it has become the latest style trend. You can play it safe by going for solid colours but there are also printed bucket hats that have cool graffiti, geometrical and even tie dye patterns. It all comes down to what you want and what you are comfortable with wearing. If you are still experimenting and you’re not sure what would work for your clothes you can always get a few solid coloured hats in black, grey, white and brown. These are the easiest colours to match with any outfit.
So the next time you’re thinking of new ways to style your streetwear, consider these accessories to be included as part of your look. Streetwear is a style that can be worn anywhere, yes even the grocery store or classes. Not only are there so many comfortable options to choose from but you can also stand out in these outfits.