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10 Perfect Spring Shoes to Pair With Your Fave Bag

Between your stacked capsule wardrobe of on-point spring duds and a slew of killer accessories on standby — badass bandanas, trendy flatforms and colorful sunnies — your new season style is shaping up to be total street style bait. And that’s without even considering the endless styling opportunities of each piece. You’ve already passed the master class in layering spring dresses and styling a bodysuit like a boss, but it’s likely that you’ve never put much thought into coordinating your shoes and bag. Because let’s be real — we all have that one bag we reach for again and again, no matter what we have on. Going all-out matchy-matchy is totally off the table, but putting a little extra thought into the pairing yields some pretty Insta-worthy results. To seriously send your style into overdrive this season (because why not?), take a note from these 10 DDG ways to wear spring’s must-have sacs and steppers.

1. Zara Patch Crossbody Bag ($40) + Mango Snake-Effect Sneakers ($60): Slip-on sneakers are a lazy girl’s best friend, but they serve up a serious dose of off-duty cool too. For this iridescent pair, a classic sac simply won’t do, and that’s where this quirky crossbody number comes into play. The dreamy duo flips the script on urban-athleisure aesthetics and will transform closet basics into bonafide sartorial gold in a snap.

2. H&M Rectangular Clutch Bag ($25) + Topshop Denver Heeled Sandals ($48): A wooden sole and strappy mule silhouette give this platform sandal undeniable disco-era flair. For the ultimate fusion of throwback and right-now appeal, balance out the sandal’s groovy vibes with a streamlined clutch bag with a sleek circular clasp. Straight-up slay at your next GNO by styling it alongside a plunge-neck jumpsuit and carefully coiffed bun, then dress it down for casual coffee dates with cropped jeans and sleeveless roll-neck tops.

3. Violet Ray x Free People Holloway Vegan Tote ($88) + Eeight Marion Black Boots ($198): Toughen up a flirty frock or frilly eyelet top by sporting accessories with serious edge. Buckled ankle boots take feminine separates into femme fatale territory in seconds, with a weathered leather tote amplifying the effect. Rock ’em on the job with tailored ankle trousers and a longline blazer, or take ’em along on an afternoon of errand running with a simple shirt dress and cat eye sunnies.

4. From St Xavier Clutch Bag in Silver With Turquoise Stones ($107) + Latigo Inca Heels ($120): Making a statement never looked so good. For maximum impact, mix high shine metallics with unexpected prints. Pair with a swishy skirt and patterned tee for an off-duty look that sets you apart from the rest.

5. Mango Pebbled Backpack ($70) + ASOS Founded Studded Sliders ($43): Breathing new life into tried-and-true basics is easy with bold color and don’t-mess embellishments on your side. Skip the standard tote and toss your everyday essentials into this siren red backpack to start your weekend off right. Slip into a pair of studded crossover sandals and overalls for endless laid-back vibes.

6. The Cambridge Satchel Company Saddle Bag ($170) + Soludos Candy Stripe Smoking Slipper ($55): Just kickin’ it calls for casual steppers that won’t disappoint in the style department (because comfort and style should totally go hand-in-hand). These cheerful striped espadrilles definitely deliver, whether you’re struttin’ your stuff on the boardwalk or hanging with your besties in the park. Make them pop with a sunny yellow bag for a look you can wear all spring (and beyond).

7. J.Crew Mini Bucket Bag ($98) + Zara Braided Slingback High Heeled Shoes ($90): Break out of your Monday morning routine by swapping out boring black pumps and a structured tote for perforated slingback stunners and a tassel-tastic bucket bag that make the transition from desk to dinner so easy. Throw in some punchy pink lipstick and an effortless midi dress for a seriously scene-stealing ensemble.

8. AAKS Sese Tote Bag ($325) + Kelsi Dagger Morten ($145): Channel your inner beach babe any day of the week with this stunning seaside-inspired combo you can rock with chic suits or silky joggers. Take these bad boys along on a balmy weekend getaway — you’ll be ready to hit the sand the second you step off the plane.

9. Forever21 Genuine Suede Mini Shoulder Bag ($33) + J.Crew Gingham Knotted Sliders ($118): Before you whip out your go-to gladiator sandals (a shoo-in for suede skirts and denim frocks), give these knotted sliders a try. Their runway-ready appeal balances out an on-trend suede shoulder bag’s free-spirited style, injecting a note of It-girl elegance that feels right on cue for leisurely lunches or vintage shopping. Looking for extra polish? Pull hair back into a sleek chignon and tack on a gold cuff bracelet.

10. Nikki Reed X Freedom of Animals Boromo Circle Bag ($180) + Sol Sana Anna Slide Sandals ($85): No-fuss kicks were made for weekend chillin’, and these striped slides are no different. Teamed with a circular crossbody bag and a denim jacket, you have your off-the-clock uniform covered from now until Labor Day.

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Alright, folks. We've officially made it to fall. And if you haven't already started switching out your decor (as long as it's ready by Friendsgiving, right?) you still have time to do so. Draw inspiration from this round-up of new home products that includes harvest-inspired candles, cozy linens and textiles, and a v. practical piece of furniture. One scroll through these, and you'll have all the motivation you need to transition the seasons. Scroll on to start shopping.

Prism x LOREM Collection ($96+): Calling all Cali babes. The popular Long Beach boutique, Prism, announced a boho-fabulous collab with home decor line, LOREM, that we can't get enough of. Shop everything from plant hangers (eight options, to be exact) to artwork, all inspired by the very colorful vibes of the brands. If you were looking for a cheery way to tide you through winter, this. is. it!

Floyd Mattress (Price TBD): Fans of the cult-favorite Detroit-based brand will love their latest launch debuting on October 29. The highly-coveted Floyd Mattress will have the same made-to-last design and superior comfort as their other furnishings, tailored perfectly to fit the line's in-demand bed frame. Additional details for the mattress include a breathable foam material, highly-mobile packaging, and a low-profile design to secure your best night's sleep yet. Check back on the last week of the month to get one for yourself.

Dims 'Composed Vanity' ($595): Small space? No problem! Direct-to-consumer brand, Dims, is giving you a quick and stylish solution to your storage needs with their newest item that doubles as both a desk and vanity. The functional piece is made with non-toxic, chemical-free materials and can be assembled in seven minutes or less. Throw in four sleek shades to choose from, and this may just be your best purchase of 2019 yet!

Saatchi Art x The Citizenry Holiday Collection ($225+): Get ready to deck your walls this holiday season. Saatchi Art partnered with The Citizenry in a one-of-a-kind collection that features a curation of art across styles. Explore everything from modern to abstract creations in a selection so stunning, it's bound to spark a conversation at your next gathering.

NEST Spiced Orange & Clove Collection ($16+): If you haven't experienced the addicting aromas of the beloved NEST fragrance brand, this is the perfect time to get on board! The label recently released their latest scent — spiced orange & clove — just in time for all your gatherings. Inhale festive notes of orange pomander, spiced brandy, cinnamon, and gingered honey across their suite of candles and diffusers to bring all the good vibes to your home.

Bloomingdales x RiLEY Home ($19+): RiLEY Home gets millennials. So they teamed up with Bloomingdales to make shopping their selection more attainable than ever. Now, you can get in on long-lasting, luxurious staples like flannel sheets, bedding, printed throws, premium pet beds, and more, by shopping online and in-stores at the department store. (Trust us: These dream goods are ones you're going to be *glad* you stocked-up on.)

Italic Serene Towels ($12+): The luxury brand that prides itself on using the *same* factories namesake brands (like Calvin Klein and Lacoste) use, but without the price tag behind them, brings you a new product for fall. Treat yourself to Italic's ultra-soft towel set spun from fluffy, 100% Australian cotton, in a convenient set of six. Consider it the perfect indulgence after a long soak in the tub on a cozy FNI (Friday night in)!

Hyascent x Neiman Marcus ($169): 'Tis the season for a delightfully scented home. Warm your abode with scents like bourbon joy, cheeky rose and more in a unique diffuser that doubles more as decor than a fragrance-inducer. Fresh off the (online) shelves of Neiman Marcus, explore nine scents that last up to six months in a specialized hourglass holder. (Shhh! Your friends will never know the secret of why your place smells so darn good!)