Accessorize For Autumn

Hey, fall aficionados! It’s that time of year again: when decorative gourds festoon stoops and porches, families spend weekends picking apples and taking hayrides, and scarecrows appear in fields to show off the latest fashion trends (hint: it’s always overalls and a straw hat).

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Photo credit: www.makescarecrows.com

We’ve compiled suggestions for classic autumn activities and the proper accent pieces to keep your look cool and crisp like the incoming weather. Read on to keep your style all treat and no tricks.

1. Let’s get the “homework” out of the way. Back to school season means that parent-teacher conferences are coming up as well. Here are helpful tips to get the most out of those meetings. Not that you’ll need it when the teachers are dazzled by the key necklace you’re wearing, which balances a classic form with modern, saturated color.

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2. Speaking of school, it’s traditional for little ones to bring in shiny apples as a gift for their teachers. Get them as fresh as possible with a fun day of apple picking at a local orchard and celebrate the rich bounty with a necklace reminiscent of the harvest moon.

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3. Getting a taste of the great outdoors will make you yearn for more. Extend your day in the country with a hayride and sport a rustic chic piece that makes you look like a lady on the farmstead and beyond.

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4. What would fall be without a little pumpkin carving? Get started with these eight easy tips and get inspired by pumpkin-colored jewelry with an abstract jack-o-lantern grin.

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5. While you’re decorating, go all the way with some creative fall decor crafts. This beautiful butterfly necklace will keep you in touch with nature as you work.

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6. Set the scene for a cozy night in with the aroma of freshly baked pies. While apple and pumpkin are traditional crowd-pleasers, you can branch out a little with these delicious pie recipes. On the same note, these bold earrings take inspiration from a classic design and reinvent it with a vibrant mod twist: the perfect pair for a modern hostess with the mostess!

 

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There’s so much possibility in the air as the seasons change, so keep exploring for ways to enjoy your autumn. And of course, treat yourself to jewelry that invigorates you just as much as these great experiences!

—Shirley Chan

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