There’s nothing quite like an on-trend accessory to make any basic outfit look shiny and new again. So whether you’re already bored with the result of your back-to-school shopping spree, or just realized your closet consists of the same T-shirt and jeans in 50 different colors (how did that happen?), look to one of these bold add-ons to take your first-day ensemble to the next level.

Trend: Ruched Details

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Shop: Satin Headband by Zara, $19.90

Style this satin headband with stick-straight hair and a monochromatic outfit. Chic.

Trend: Western Influence

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Shop: Billie Leather Western Boot by UO, $119

Kind of like cowboy boots, but modern.

Snake Print

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Shop: BJACKI-S Tan Snake Backpack by Steve Madden, $79

News flash: Your backpack doesn’t have to be boring.

Fashion Sneakers

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Shop: Adwasa Sneaker by Aldo, $90

Build your outfit around a bold fashion sneaker. We’d wear this funky pair with a crew-neck baby tee and cropped jeans.

The Gold Chain

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Shop: Sicily Herringbone Necklace by Child of Wild, $78

A gold chain necklace is a timeless jewelry-box staple that looks good with everything.

Embellished Eyewear

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Shop: [Ruby Embellished Sunglasses by Free People| ], $24

Retire oversized frames of seasons past and replace them with an embellished pair like these.

Acrylic Barrettes

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Shop: 10 Piece Acrylic Resin Barettes by fani, $9.99

Bad hair days are no longer a “thing”, thanks to this season’s most affordable accessories trend.

Statement Socks

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Shop: Leopard Ankle Socks by Madewell, $10.50

These leopard-print socks were designed to show off.