By Dena Alobiedat
In the upcoming Spring/Summer 2013 fashion season, apparel trends include stripes, oriental/Hawaiian themes, grunge, retro, bright colors, and bold graphics. To accentuate these fabulous apparel trends, designers got crafty with unique accessories.
This season, designers have taken this classic handbag and made it oversized as well as mini and added studs, clasps, and zippers.
Pictured below from left to right: Derek Lam, Cacharel, Dries Van Noten
Mini Handbags
Handbags have shrunken substantially this season with statement prints and small handles.
Pictured below from left to right: Micheal Kors, Marc Jacobs, Chanel

The bigger the better when it comes to this accessory trend. Totes this year are tall and wide with minimalistic styles.
Pictured below from left to right: Mulberry, J. Mendel, Alice + Olivia
Block Heels
Whether tall or short, this season’s groovy heel is sure to be wide and blocky. Designers have utilized disco-esque block heels in several variations, including boots and sandals.
Pictured below from left to right: Vivienne Westwood, Thakoon, Carven
Statement Sunglasses
For the 2013 season, designers have remixed this essential piece by outlining them with funky shapes and even playing with the tint of the shade using a variety of colors as well as metallics.
Pictured below from left to right: Tsumori Chisato, Iodice, Nina Ricci
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