FASHION FLASH: Buckle Up
Want the skinny on this season's must-have accessory? Ultra-thin belts in super-bright candy colors. These Skittles-inspired sweeties look delish reigning in an airy dress or accenting the waist of deep denim jeans.
Don’t wanna rock all-out orange? Teeny belts are a fab way to test out trendy colors. Citrus hues look fresh with magenta and cool khaki and pale pinks! Skinny Leather Belt, $30, jcrew.com
All things patent shine big-time this spring. Stick to one piece o’ patent per outfit. This cotton candy belt makes a black dress more girly ‘n’ fun. Xhilaration Skinny Patent Belt with Flat Buckle, $9, Target
A utilitarian twist on a prepster classic! Grass green feels right-on for early spring, but AE’s got ‘em in plenty of hot hues. Fab with a dark denim mini ‘n’ crisp polo. Don’t forget the flip-flops. AE Island Belt, $10, ae.com
This belt is soo rock ‘n’ roll, it’s unreal. Check out the sweet, vintage-y buckle. Swoon. Sure, it’s obvious, but we love it with skinny black jeans and your latest concert tee. Converse All-Stars totally optional. Ruched Skinny Belt, $12, urbanoutfitters.com
Yellow belts are sunshiney and ultra-cheery. Adds sass to neutral outfits (like your fave khakis or a black 'n' white dress). Paired with too many pastels, you run the risk of lookin' like a stray Easter Peep. Eeek! Skinny Lizard Belt, $17, gap.com