Anyone who grew up in the 80′s will remember the stacks of studded bracelets worn by punk rockers such as Adam Ant and Sid Vicious but it was made mainstream popular by Madonna. As a 13 year old in 1983, I was right in the midst of the trend. I wore studded belts with everything and tried to bedazzle studs in almost everything I owned. Now that I’m pushing 40, it’s my last chance to re-live my youth without looking ridiculous! I’m obsessed with my Hermes Medor belts and have 3 different colors. I wear them with dresses, coats, jackets, whatever I can think of. I also have the Medor clutch in gray and a Medor bracelet in red– I never wear these Medor pieces together because it is just too much! But now Hermes has tiny little Medor accessories that I can put on any kind of scarf or small leather strap and wear with my Medor stuff.
These little Medor pieces ($170) are not as pricey as the belt or bracelet so it’s a great way for you frugal snobs to get the look without the cost. I put mine on a twilly scarf but just tried it on a black bandana and it looks snobulous! Play around with it to find your personal favorite but I love it as a headband or as a bracelet. I added a black studded strap wrap around bracelet from Forever 21 ($2.80) and my friends went nuts over the combo (who knew Hermes and Forever 21 would look so great together!?!?). They of course thought I spent a fortune but you guys know I love mixing high low! The little bracelets from Forever 21 come in blue, pink, white and brown with bronze studs (I got one in each color– how could I not when it is only $2.80!?!?) The bracelet below is the same scarf and hardware I had on my head earlier in the day, I took it off at lunch and wrapped it around my wrist and created a whole new look.