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Accessorize Like A Fashion Girl

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Mom’s age-old advice to match your shoes to your bag is officially outdated. Suede and faux-fur? Go ahead. Prints and patent? Yes please. If the street-style looks and runway ensembles of the past month have anything to say about it, this season is all about mastering the art of mix and match. See our favorite ways to up your fall accessories game this fall with these awesome, unconventional shoe-and-purse combos.

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Tropical Punch

Contrast a sophisticated high heel with a whimsical boho bag.

Gordon

$225

Carvela Kurt Geiger

Embellished Cotton Tote

$325

Finds

Warm and Fuzzy

This pairing is all about fun textures: A shearling mule makes for a fun (and cozy) partner to a baby blue faux-fur clutch.

Faux Fur Clutch

$85

Whistles

Leona Mules

$385

Tibi

In Motion

There's no denying sneakers are having a serious moment. Instead of reaching for an atheletic bag when you lace up, throw a style curveball by adding a fringed clutch.

Suede Cross Body Bag

$100

Mango

Etoile Bart Sneaker

$475

Isabel Marant

Color Crush

Just because you have a loud shoe doesn't mean you have to quiet your bag. Letting them both sing makes for a symphony of style!

Diamante Leather Bucket Bag in Teal

$1,450

Gucci

Marisa Calf Hair Fringed Sandal

$745

Sophia Webster

Sleek and Structured

Teamed with simple and easy basics this shoe makes a statement on its own, but the addition of the belt bag elevates the outfit into fashion-forward territory.

Structured Leather Belt Bag

$52

Topshop

Lace Up Booties With Snakeskin Trim

$875

Alexandre Birman

Urban Warrior

Pair a casual camo print with a sexy knee-high boot for the perfect cool-girl combo. The mixture of the fun print and sleek shoe is the ideal fusion of accessible and elegant.

Cabas Medium Cotton Shopper

$442

Vanessa Bruno

Olivia Suede Boots

$575

Joie

Quirky Classics

While a black-patent bootie and leopard purse feel like bold accessory choices on their own, paired together they make a cohesive fashion duo.

Agata Leopard Print Calf Hair Clutch

$2,595

Dolce & Gabbana

Ronan Boot

$150

French Connection