What to Wear in 2012

New year. New styles. 2012 ushers in a spectacular array of fresh trends. Snakeskin finishes, whether it be in a clutch or a peep toe pump, are back in a big way. Add this finish to your accessories collection NOW. Speaking of accessories, belts embellished with logo plates or turnlocks are a sure-fire way to add a fashion-forward edge to your current wardrobe. And if femininity is what you’re craving, dresses and tops with romantic draping are for you. If that’s not enough, slim clutches are another excellent way to showcase your feminine, yet trendy side.

1. Clare Vivier Fold Over Clutch ($150)
Slim and sexy, this sleek clutch is understated style at its best. A pebbled leather finish is accented by a simple logo zipper pull and foldover styling. With its classic style, this clutch will work way beyond 2012.

2. Tory Burch Turnlock Belt ($195)
Waist-defining style. The runways saw statement belts topping off all kinds of outfits this season. Logo plating and turnlocks draw attention to the waistline and define both your figure and your style. This Tory Burch features a logo medallion turn lock closure set on a clean-lined black leather belt.

3. Giuseppe Zanotti Open Toe Sling Back Pump ($695)
Hissing with style, these open-toed sling backs are ready to take on the new year. Pair back to anything in your closet, from work wear to weekend. The cork bottoms hint at warmer weather to come.

4. Rebecca Minkoff MAC Snake Clutch ($330)
Bringing two trends together, this bag capitalizes on both the clutch and snakeskin craze. Bring the best of both worlds together with this slim, sexy Rebecca Minkoff. Carry in hand or wear crossbody with its chic silver chain strap. Silver hardware.

5. Alexander Wang Knotted Draped Jersey Dress ($750)
Flirty, feminine, and fashion-forward…this dress has it all. Triple colorblocks combined with draping and knotting create a feast for the eyes. Layer it up for cooler temps and wear bare for resort. Stretch jersey ensures that this dress is as comfortable as it is beautiful.