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It's Spring! Go Big or Go Home With Fierce Accesssories and Bold Beauty

Bold accessories paired with artful beauty up the ante this season.


By Joiee Thorpe · April 6, 2017

This feature originally appeared in the April 2017 Issue of ESSENCE Magazine.

Wolford "Fee" tights. Nicholas Kirkwood "Estella Pearl" platform sandals. Christian Louboutin "Tromploia" platform sandals. Dsquared2 "Ziggy" platform sandals.


Beauty Note: Colorful manis are still having a moment. This one features NCLA Nail Lacquer in 2" Above the Knee… Yeah Right, Let's Start a Riot and Back to Black.

Marc Jacobs "Rainbow Heart" cardigan. Oxydo sunglasses.


Beauty Note: For a fallout-free replica of this dazzling pout, try Lemonhead.la Spacepaste Spackle in Private School and Silverlake.

Lanyu "Nora" dress. Fendi "Peekaboo" embroidered bag and "Witch" fur charm.


Beauty Note: Pair blunt bangs with a vibrant brow crafted by a pro.

Cynthia Rowley "Thick" bangle. Dinosaur Designs "Round Dot" ring. Ashley Pittman square ring. Alexis Bittar "Liquid" enamel ring. Ashley Pittman dome ring. Iradj Moini coil cuff.


Beauty Note: Add some luminosity to your skin with a sheer liquid highlighter. We like The Estée Edit Flash Illuminator.

Milly "Samantha" top. Monica Sordo "Callao" and Yma Baby" chokers.


Beauty Note: Let a trio of liners play off the shape of the jewelry. We recommend Make Up For Ever Aqua XL Ink Liner in D-28, M-10 and M-29.