A Guide to Accessorizing Like Your Favorite Weirdo


There’s a new theme every day on It’s Vintage. Read more articles on today’s topic: The Eccentric.

There’s something incredibly satisfying about giving the middle finger to societal norms and letting your inner freak flag fly. But embracing your inner weirdo isn’t just a matter of having a DGAF attitude. It also means also figuring out just what type of eccentric you aspire to be. Is it Iris Apfel with her heaps of jewelry and gigantic frames?

Or do you consider yourself more of the avant-garde type, like street-style favorite Michelle Elie, who tends to favor straight-from-the-runway creations from the likes of Comme des Garçons or Junya Watanabe? Perhaps you have an inner goth begging for a mourning veil and black gloves à la Diane Pernet. Whatever it may be, here’s a handy guide to getting weird.

How to Accessorize Like Your Favorite Weirdo