Pony up to one of the season’s wildest fashion trends by roping western-inspired accessories into your warm-weather wardrobe — and riding them straight through fall.
For the ultimate in chic, effortless style, pair a classic white tee with this beaded scarf necklace. $425, Elements Chicago, 706 N. Wells St., Chicago, 312-642-6574
Think of this turquoise-studded stunner as waist-accentuating jewelry. For max impact, keep everything else sleek and simple. $920, net-a-porter.com
With a denim-blue hue that’s perfect for summer and suede that feels right for fall, this satchel is as versatile as they come. $2,395, neimanmarcus.com
Take your circle bag game to the next level with trendy fringe. $632, salar.it
You heard it here first: Feathers are the new tassel. $325, simonalcantara.com
These neutral booties add western flair to denim and dresses alike. $560, net-a-porter.com
Any time you add to your closet, consider making room for your new fashion finds by donating pieces you no longer wear. Our comprehensive where to donate guide is packed with local spots where you can donate your clothing (and just about everything else) to benefit numerous worthy causes.
Meet Our Fashion Editor
Allow us to introduce you to Tracy Clifford, one of Chicago’s top stylists and the woman responsible for picking the gorgeous pieces on our fashion pages. Learn more about her at tracycliffordstyle.com
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Cara Sullivan is Make It Better’s Executive Editor. She has held positions at Cosmopolitan, Allure, and Martha Stewart Weddings magazines, and writes for many national and local publications. Sullivan lives in Ravenswood Gardens with her husband and two young daughters, and is a passionate supporter of Indivisible Chicago, a grassroots organization that focuses on direct actions that small, local groups can take to influence their representatives in Washington.