With summer ending, our beach-lounging days may soon be over—but that doesn't mean we're to leave behind our new fave island girl accessories! Below, check out naturally made accessories that you can keep wearing all year round:
1. Puka/Cowry Shells
Shells are a big hit this summer and they're not going away anytime soon. They're your new stylish add-ons for necklace layering, dainty hair ornaments, and cute baubles for your wrists and ears.
Seashell necklace, P1295, ZARA, TriNoma
Gold-tioned seashell earrings, P895, ZARA, Greenbelt 5
White Fields Seashell Earrings, P490, PARFOIS, SM North EDSA
Shells bead necklace, P1495, MANGO, Robinsons Magnolia
STR set of 5 hair grips, P595, STRADIVARIUS, SM Megamall
Espadrilles can still be your feet's fave companion in the weeks to come. But don't be limited to the usual slip-ons and experiment with different shoe styles and embellishments so you can easily incorporate them into your city wardrobe.
Leather mini wedges with ankle straps, P2995, ZARA, Glorietta 3
Espadrilles, P1490, H&M, Robinsons Place Manila
Jute platform sandals, P1495, BERSHKA, Glorietta 2
Clara Cross Strap Heel, P2590, INNE STUDIOS
Contrast seashell slingback espadrilles, P2795, STRADIVARIUS, SM Aura
As we move further into sustainable living, we're finding natural elements more stylish and unique!
Belt with bamboo buckle, P1495, ZARA, Glorietta 3
Wood pendant earrings, P995, MANGO, TriNoma
Beaded wood bag, P1495, MANGO, Bonifacio High Street
Bear Wooden Grab Bag, P2395, TOPSHOP, Zalora.com.ph
Another natural material that we're obsessing over is the raffia palm. It's not only sustainable; it gives your look that cool texture, too!
Two-tone Raffia belt, P1495, ZARA, Greenbelt 5
Woven minaudiere bag, P2495, ZARA, Glorietta 3
Tote Bag with Fringing, P2290, PARFOIS, Glorietta 3
Court Shoes with Geometric High Heels, P2490, PARFOIS, SM North EDSA
Straw and rattan tote bag, P4799, CHARLES & KEITH, TriNoma
Speaking of weaves, this year, we're also crazy about rattan-made accessories. The rattan's distinct solihiya weave is an outfit accent that gives the piece texture and character. Plus, it's extremely durable, too. What's not to like?
Lola Solihiya Mule, P2590, INNE STUDIOS
Laser-cut round bag, P2295, MANGO, Robinsons Magnolia
Wood Button Rattan Stud Earrings, P799, RED'S REVENGE, Zalora.com.ph
The Sia Two-Way Tote, P3690, INNE STUDIOS
PUJ Bag, price unavailable, ZARAH JUAN
Keep those crochet bags even after the summer's over! It's such a chic, '70s-inspired trend that's not going away anytime soon.
Handmade crochet bag, P1495, MANGO, Glorietta 2
Crochet Net Hand Bag, P1149, POMELO, Zalora.com.ph
Crochet Long Tassel Bag, P999, POMELO, Zalora.com.ph
Aichia Crochet Bag, P2849, PIECES, Zalora.com.ph
Macramé bag with fringing, P1595, BERSHKA, SM Megamall