5 Accessories You Need This Spring

In Bloom

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A lightweight silk scarf is a spring essential; choosing a floral stunner with a dark base gives the look a transitional twist. The Jane Carr Nocturne scarf, $295, is a riot of color that stays grounded in deeper cobalt hues. Use it to spice up a black blazer for day or night.

Spring in Your Step

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Strut out in style on your next sojourn to some place exotic. The Fendi Paradise Flower sandal, $900 at Neiman Marcus, is sleek and subtle in the front, but a floral party in the back.

Cool Sun

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Keep the spotlight on bold tones with accessories that complement in shape rather than color, like these sunglasses from Balenciaga, $449. The chunky frame is updated with a two-tone contrast for a modern touch. Available at Precision Eye Care in Huntington (631) 462-2020.

Orange Crush

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The Handy Clutch by Valextra, $1150 at Barneys, comes in a variety of shades, but orange is our pick for spring because it works especially well with the tans and brights trending this time of year.

A Tip of the Hat

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A straw hat is the secret for keeping a cool head in even the hottest of climes. The Tayrona hat by Yosuzi, $395, manages this feat with South American flare. Handcrafted in Venezuela, this chapeau is woven with Iraka palm straw in a pattern that signifies the spiritual wisdom of Yosuzi’s ancestors. A portion of the proceeds benefit CEPIN, a non-profit dedicated to helping Guajiro children.