SPRING ACCESSORY Trends at a glance

Exotic statements: Look like a world traveler with sandals, earrings or purses that resemble souvenirs from some far-flung city.
Whimsical purses: Handbags, now available in all shapes, sizes and colors, are destined to make a quirky fashion statement.
Conversation pieces: Whether it's jeweled shades or funky looking watches, pick an accessory that's a definite conversation starter.
Thongs and slides: This season, slides and thongs come brightly painted or adorned with leather flowers. The best part? They're comfortable.