Studs have been a trend for quite some time, and they don't seem to be disappearing anytime soon. You can find them anywhere, from high end boutiques to teen budget stores
. If you're looking to add some studded accessories to your wardrobe, start off with these top picks in handbags, hair accessories and more.
For a retro inspired -- yet modern -- accessory, check out this pair of cat eye sunglasses
available at Karmaloop. The studded details and distinct shape creates a statement look, bringing together tough girl and pinup glamor. Made with classic tortoise shell frames, this pair will coordinate well with a wide variety of outfits and styles.
Replay Vintage The Stud Cat Sunglasses, $18 (Buy Direct
Quilted purses and handbags will never go out of style. The addition of studs simply brings out the quilted detail, adding an interesting touch to the accessory. This purse by Dorothy Perkins features both elements, complete with coordinating metal hardware. Use it to hold your necessities at a cocktail party or dinner date.
Dorothy Perkins Green Quilted Purse, $17 (Buy Direct
While black leather gloves are one of the accessories that every woman should own
, you can take it up a notch with a hot studded pair. Gloves with studded details are ideal for adding a little extra "bling" when you’re going easy with the rest of your jewelry. Wear studded gloves sophisticated clothing such as peacoats, blazers and fur vests for an unexpected twist.
Warehouse Studded Leather Gloves, $32 (Buy Direct
Whether you like to stack your bracelets or wear one at a time, you can't go wrong with a wrap bracelet like this one by Cara Accessories. Available at Nordstrom, you can choose from a variety of colors including blue, green and black. Accented with small round studs, it's a great option if you'd prefer a subtle dose of classy toughness to your outfit. Another alternative would be to wear it with a watch and additional bracelets in colors that can be found through out your outfit.
Cara Accessories Leather & Metal Stud Wrap Bracelet, $28 (Buy Direct
A skinny headband is another great way to lightly incorporate studs into your outfit. It’s just enough to complete your ensemble, without being too overbearing. This headband from Nordstrom features small gold dome studs and is available in three different colors. For an interesting way to accessorize your hair, try wearing it one or two additional skinny headbands, with or without studs. This is an easy way to create a cohesive, flowing look from head to toe.
Tasha Studded Suede Headband, $28 (Buy Direct
For an updated version of the studded belt, opt for one that features circular, flat studs. On a belt, these kinds of studs tend to have a more mature vibe than pyramid studs. This type of accessory is perfect for adding that extra touch to dresses, blouses and tunics in the warmer months. You can also use it to finish off a layered look during the cooler weather.
Fossil Studded Ranger Belt, $34 (Buy Direct
Nothing beats an accessory that is both functional and fashionable. For a unique spin on the classic watch, try wearing one made of leather and studded details. You can use it to mix and match with additional bracelets that coordinate with your outfit. Pairing bracelets with a watch is a classy way to accessorize with arm candy.
Kenneth Cole Reaction Gold Studded White Leather Watch, $49.95 (Buy Direct
Brown leather accessories are perfect for adding a rustic, bohemian vibe to your outfit. A purse like this crossbody
by Jessica Simpson will be both useful and fashionable. Available in brown, black, red and leopard print, this purse features unique round dome studs. The small shape and size is ideal for a long day of shopping or errands. Prints and layers work really well with this type of bag, while jewelry in metals that coordinate with the studs are a great way to create a polished look.
Jessica Simpson Smash Hit Mini Cross Body Bag, $30 (Buy Direct
Envelope clutches have become such a staple in the fashion industry. A studded version is an absolute must-have, bringing a different look to the chic vibe of this popular bag style. They’re useful accessories that you can grab and go with maximum style. Use it during errands and lunch breaks during the day, or dinner dates and parties during the night.
Yes Style Koo Studded Clutch, $55 (Buy Direct