Florals – Warm weather, tropical vacations and summer sun all conjure up images of the beauty that nature has to offer. Lighten up darker pieces by incorporating a floral printed bangle bracelet or a floral shaped pair of earrings. Also look for floral cut out in earrings, bracelets and pendants, to keep the look lightweight and carefree. Don't be afraid to wear small print floral jewelry with large print floral fabrics. After all, this season is all about mixing and matching – prints, styles and cuts.
Beads – There are so many bead styles to choose from, there's something here to suit every fashionista. If you're go-to outfit consists of khaki shorts and a white blouse, keep with the earthly vibe by choosing natural cuts stones in muted colors like burnt orange, golden yellow and dusty rose. Or, add a look at me necklace in a go-get-em color like lime green or electric blue. Combine bead combinations until you find one that works for you.
Color – We've said it once, and we're saying it again – Colored accessories are a must-have. You can easily update jeans, neutrals, pastels and basic black with colorful jewelry that pops. If you're shy about trying new things, then opt for a small pair of drop earrings or a mid size bangle bracelet in a hue that you adore. Work up to larger pieces like statement necklaces or a dramatic pair of earrings.