You likely don’t need to be told of the transformative properties that a beautiful bag or pair of shoes possess—but it warrants repeating. A truly great accessory can make any outfit instantly better, which means that if you are someone who tends to hit the snooze alarm (or send a “running late” text) then having a selection of these types of staples is even more valuable to your wardrobe.
You may already have your go-to brands for such things but if not, a smart place to start is with women whose personal style you admire. We sifted through Instagram accounts of some of the most inspiring fashion tastemakers to ascertain specific bags and shoes they’re collectively endorsing. Ahead, the findings of our research plus shopping options for each, should the mood strike.