The 20 Must-Have Accessories of Spring 2012


After checking out the ten biggest trends for next spring, it's time to take a look at the most covetable accessories. Because, while everyone may not be able to wear head-to-toe pastels, it's hard to pass up a sexy heel or a sumptuous new carryall. Designers didn't disappoint this season, showing a bevy of enticing bags, both big and small, and an array of shoes ranging from spindly stilettos to chunky platforms. To wit, 3.1 Phillip Lim introduced a gorgeous new two-toned tote that rivals last season's Pashli, and Céline offered up a colorful take on its signature envelope bag. And for those obsessed with fall's glittery Miu Miu booties, you'll love the high-octane shine of Yves Saint Laurent's mirrored loafers. Click ahead to see these pieces and more, then put your name on a wait list (or three) and start saving those pennies.