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Your Accessories Are About to Get Even More Outrageous

Refinery29 | Alyssa Coscarelli

We thought the accessories at Fashion Week couldn’t get more outrageous than they did last season. Yet again, we were wrong. But this year, these outfit finishers are over the top in a different way: Instead of being insanely embellished or oddly shaped or oddly sized, the accessories for Spring 2018 are more pared back – but also more divisive. They’re the kind of pieces that’ll either leave you desperate to get your hands on them, or make you dig your feet into the ground and refuse to play fashion’s games any longer.

From cowboy boots to bucket hats, these trends are sure to divide the industry into two clear “for” and “against” camps. And that’s why they’re so great. Click on to see the reigning add-ons thus far, and be sure to check this space for even more as London, Milan, and Paris commence. But, fair warning: You will either love them or loathe them.

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Do-Not-Disturb Sun Hats

Bring the drama to the beach.

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Extra-Long Fringe Bags

It should be fun dragging these on the city streets.

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The One-Inch Belt

Wear it on everything from a high-waisted pant to an evening gown.

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See-Through Shoes

Bonus: They’re waterproof.

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Statement Socks

Don’t even show up this spring if you’re not wearing a bold sock – it felt like nearly every show was styled with a colorful pair.

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The Pumped-Up Athletic Shoe

Luxury labels are catching on to the allure of a chunky, borderline-orthopedic sneaker.

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The Rectangular Cat-Eye

Slightly more wearable than the Matrix-style super-skinny sunglasses we’ve been seeing everywhere.

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Bucket Hats

Vacation, all I ever wanted. Pair these nostalgic toppers with all the tropical prints we’re seeing and, boom, you’ve got the tourist look down pat (and sun protection, to boot!).

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Ride ‘Em, Cowboy

Sorry, cute, metallic ankle booties and kitten heels. It’s time to make room in your closet for a pair of very Western boots, awkward calf-height and all.

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Fanny Packs

No longer can you avoid the waist bag. This season, it’s all about matching your fanny pack’s print to your outfit.

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Corsets and Bustiers

If you’re asking yourself, “It’s 2017, why are we still wearing corsets,” well, we might have the answer here.

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Thong Sandals

There’s about to be something between toes, whether you like it or not.

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