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Spring accessory trends to wear in 2021

These accessories will be the cherry on top of all your cute spring 'fits.

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The right accessory can perfect any outfit and the warmer months is the time to make a statement with bold colours and playful patterns. With that in mind, I've scoured TikTok, Instagram, Pinterest and only the most stylish corners of the Internet to round up the fashion accessories you need on your arm (or fingers, feet or noggin) this spring. Including Y2K inspired phone charms and colourful beaded jewellery to chic micro handbags, we're in for a treat this year.

I'm a sucker for getting the look for less, so I've included a list of where you can shop each trend without blowing your budget too. Enjoy!

Colourful bubble and resin rings from Mon Cher Moi.

Image: @monchermoi on Instagram

1. Bubble rings

Many of this year's fashion trends are a homage to playful trends from the 00s and 90s, including bubble rings and chunky plastic jewellery. The trend has gotten the tick of approval from it gals like Kylie Jenner, Dua Lipa and Bella Hadid and it's a cute way to add a splash of colour and fun to any outfit.

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Girl laying on a towel wearing a New York baseball cap.

Image: @barbarakristoffersen on Instagram

2. Baseball caps

Hey batter, batter! Baseball caps are back, baby. Not only are they super cute, they're the perfect way to nail that off-duty model look, get some sun protection and mask a bad hair day all in one accessory.

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Dua Lipa posing for a selfie with an iPhone and phone charm.

Image: @dualipa on Instagram

3. Phone charms

Is it 2007 already? Yep, celebs like Dua Lipa, Miley Cyrus and Anastasia Karanikolaou have confirmed that beaded phone charms are back in vogue. Since they're constantly fused to our hands, it makes sense that our phones get a little spring makeover as well.

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Image: Pinterest

4. Colourful beaded jewellery

Category is: Friendship bracelets but make it fashion. Whether it's a necklace, bracelet or anklet, beaded jewellery is back in a big way this spring. There are plenty of ways to rock this trend too including summery glass beads, plastic pastels or customised alphabet charms.

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Lucia Cuesta wearing a colourful bandana and aquamarine bikini at the beach.

Image: @luciacuesta_ on Instagram

5. Vibrant bandanas and head scarves

If you want to nail the French girl aesthetic in one accessory, it's a vibrant silk scarf. Not only are they très chic, but also really versatile. You can wear it in your hair, around your neck or tie it to your handbag.

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Jenaya Okpalanze wearing oversized Lexxola sunglasses and a colourful hair scarf.

Image: @jenaya.okpalanze on Instagram

6. Statement sunglasses

Forget the tiny sunnies trend, we're all about oversized frames in 2021. And we're not mad about it. Any pair of sunnies that transforms me into a 1970s rock god gets a big ol' tick from me. Whether you go for a blue tint, black frame with yellow shades or a brown tortoise shell, huge sunglasses instantly add some glamour to any outfit.

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Image: @aliasmae on Instagram

7. Platform sandals

Chunky boots had a big moment during winter, so it's no surprise that platforms aren't going anywhere during the warmer months.

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Pink Balenciaga handbag.

Image: @__mmaxinewylde on Instagram

8. Bright mini handbags

Whether it's a baguette bag, micro purse or quilted handbag a la Bottega Venetta, colourful and petite handbags are THE accessory to have on your arm this spring. You can pull off that soft girl look with a pastel shade of pink or blue or go for something a little more bold like an electric yellow or striking chartreuse.

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Bella Hadid wearing a read, black and yellow crochet bucket hat on the beach.

Image: @bellahadid on Instagram

8. Crocheted bucket hats

This accessory combines 3 massive 2021 trends in 1: crochet, cottage-core and bucket hats. Sun safe and bloody adorable? Yes please.

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If you're searching for an outfit to go with your new cute accessories, check out our round-up of the fashion trends to try this spring for more inspo.

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