As a young professional, you’re most likely preoccupied with making sure you’re making the right steps in your career. To make things easier and more fashionable for you, we’ve come up with a list of must have accessories for your early 20’s. These are accessories that will help make living and making a living so much more fun.
1. A good, sturdy pair of sunglasses.
As a young adult, your taste has evolved to include products and accessories that are not only fashionable, but also long-lasting. Check out these picks for summer and beyond and what makes them extra special.
Armani Exchange Forever Young Cosmopolitan AX4068S 55mm Round Mirror Sunglasses
Features a plastic frame with standard brown plastic lense with a rose gold and gray tone and mirror treatment. Kohl’s, $125
Tory Burch Women’s Square Sunglasses, 53mm
Provides 100% UV protection with this ultra-chic design exclusive to Tory Burch. Bloomingdale’s, $200
2. A black belt you can mix and match.
Whether you’re going for interviews or brunch with your parents, look well polished with a belt you can mix and match with almost any casual or formal attire.
W. Kleinberg Pimmed Leather X Belt
Made of cowhide, this belt from W. Kleinberg features a very chic X-shaped buckle that you won’t find anywhere else. Shopbop.com, $150
3. A classic, timeless watch.
Sure, you have a clock on your phone. But a sleek watch will not only up your style game, it will also make you look very professional and put together.
Michael Kors ‘Darci’ Round Bracelet Watch, 39mm
This charming watch features bright crystals on its bezel. It has an elegant multi-link bracelet designed with a feminine, slender silhouette. Nordstrom, $250
Tory Burch Collins Hybrid Nylon Strap Watch, 38mm
This nautical watch is a perfect addition to any summer outfit. It features bright hands and markers that emulate a ship wheel design, while its NATO-style strap of striped nylon brings a preppy look and feel. Nordstrom, $250
4. Stylish casual footwear.
For errands, brunch, or a quick trip to your parents’, here’s our recommendations for casual footwear you can take anywhere.
Keds X Design Love Fest Triple Decker Slip-on Sneaker Women’s Shoes
Features a natural basket weave canvas upper perfect for summer. Includes a colorblocked design that goes with any dress or casual denim outfit. Zappos, $62.99
Steve Madden Lancer Sneaker Women’s Shoes
Great for long walks with you dog or shopping sprees with your girls, this pair features neoprene and rubber upper materials in a pull-on design and lace-up closure. Zappos, $47.99
5. A trusty pair of black pumps.
Crush that presentation with heels that are sleek and professional.
Manolo Blahnik BB105 Suede Black Pumps
This gorgeous, classic black suede pumps features a pointed toe and spiked heel.
Definitely screams girl boss. Savannahs, $375
Christian Louboutin Viva Pump
Block heels are back in fashion and you can get them with this Viva Pump, featuring a walkable height that’s not uncomfortable. Features a square toe. Nordstrom, $625
6. A reliable work (and play) bag.
A young professional and independent woman like you needs a reliable tote for all your mobile office needs.
Kate Spade Cameron Street Audrey
Very chic and sleek, this tote is lightweight and scratch-resistant for your most mobile days. Features crosshatched leather with matching trim and can fit a 13″ laptop sleeve, with interior pockets and dual side pockets. Kate Spade, $348
Nike Vapor Power Backpack
For the more active lady, the Nike Vapor Power Backpack can take you from work to the gym seamlessly. This water-resistant bag features a spacious dual zip main compartment and an internal laptop sleeve. It also features a shoe compartment with ventilated storage. Zappos, $70
7. A heart rate tracker.
Active ladies will love this sporty wristband that harnesses the power of information to let you know where you are, health-wise.
Fitbit Charge 2 Special Edition Wireless Activity & Heart Rate Tracker
Get on top of your fitness game by keeping track of your steps taken, calories burned, elevation climbed, and distance traveled. Nordstrom, $149.95
8. Workout footwear.
Gym sessions and hikes are more fun when you have the right gear. Invest in a good pair of footwear for all your active needs.
Saucony Kineta Relay Women’s Running Shoes
This athletic pair takes you from the gym to the streets with its lightweight breathable mesh material and memory foam for cushioning. Its high-abrasion EVA foam outsole also provides lasting wear. Zappos, $70
Stay on top of your game as a yuppie in your early 20’s with these must have accessories. These great ideas will help you keep organized and look very sophisticated and professional. For more great lifestyle ideas, make sure to bookmark theteelieblog.com.
Just a disclaimer – We have partnered with these companies because we use their products and/or proudly trust and endorse them – so we do receive a commission if you make a purchase or sign up for services. Often, we are able to negotiate special discounts and/or bonuses, which we will pass on to you via our links. We often get short notice on sale items available for 24-48 hours as we will pass these savings onto you.