These days, we're dressing in a more relaxed way, and our accessories have loosened up to match, right down to the hardware.
In a new series, Accessories Editor Donna Wallace gives her essential edit of every trend worth investing in this season.
The freshest pieces of SS16 are of the bowed variety, from mirco to mega, on the catwalk and IRL.
Because the pared-back look works best with a flourish or two, as seen at Versace, Acne Studios and Simone Rocha.
This is pretty with a strong, deconstructed edge.
Less frilly, more modern and tough, because femininity doesn't mean delicate.More