Personal accessories are meant to enhance one’s look without necessarily spending a lot of money. They are available in different shapes and sizes that can be worn by the consumer in various ways. Among the examples are earrings, necklaces, bangles and bracelets, ankle bracelets, and belts.
In terms of sales, the personal accessories sector has been quite stable at a compound annual growth rate of 1.0%. The market size is estimated to be valued at $1 billion, with nearly 2,000 retail businesses operating in the industry.
When attending a festival, women have perfected the art of wearing festival accessories to stand out among the crowd or winning a compliment or two from their friends and even other participants.
Sometimes, however, people take personal accessories for granted. For example, participants purchase souvenir items at the festival, which can be worn as an accessory. While there is certainly nothing wrong with that, it defeats the purpose of wearing one in the first place.
Here are some ways why festival accessories are more important than you think:
They reveal your style
If you are going to a rock concert, for example, chances are, you would be wearing the shirt of the band. But there is also a high likelihood that hundreds of fans would also be garbed in the same outfit. The same goes if you are attending a popular festival, such as the Byron Bay Bluesfest, Adelaide Festival, Woodford Folk Festival, or the Parrtjima. One way to showcase your unique style is through the use of accessories.
They define the celebration
The accessories can also mark the type of festival you are attending. For example, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras are typically represented in rainbow colours. You can style your outfit with festival accessories that are colourful and striking. For instance, a pink harness or a pastel belt would provide a nice contrast to whatever ensemble you are wearing. They stand out and can also become a conversation starter.
They can change your look
There is no quicker way to change your look than accessories. For example, you can wear a plain black shirt and black denim. A Fire Point belt or a Verge choker will transform your look into a rocker chick. A pastel belt will add a splash of colour and femininity to your outfit. The choice of bags can also change your look, depending on the occasion you want to attend. For instance, a clutch bag and layered necklace, as well as a pair of Zirra Heels, will immediately prepare you for a formal dinner to impress your date.
When taken by piece, each of the personal accessories does not give much of an impact. And that’s where your sense of style will really shine through. How do you mix and match the different items to come up with a unified but striking look?
The best thing is that you do not have to spend a lot of money to change your look from festival to festival or from day’s celebration where you let your hair down and into a subdued romantic nightcap with a significant other. But with only a little investment, the festival accessories will allow you to become a fashion chameleon.