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Top 8 accessories that make a statement for fall

Long gloves: Above-the-elbow leather gloves like these from Dries Van Noten add instant drama to your fall look. (Photo courtesy MCV/TNS)
Long gloves: Above-the-elbow leather gloves like these from Dries Van Noten add instant drama to your fall look. (Photo courtesy MCV/TNS) Tribune News Service photos

Romantic velvet touches big, bold costume jewelry are among the fall accessories that make a statement. Here's the full list. (Click through the photos above to see each.)

Long gloves

Above-the-elbow leather gloves like these from Dries Van Noten add instant drama to your fall look.

Anything bright red

If it’s too bold to wear head to toe, try red as an accessory. This fire engine red wool hat from Zara will turn heads. $39.90, Zara.com.

Velvet

A return to opulence and richness, velvet is back and seen on everything from dresses to boots. Stella McCartney floral-print velvet ankle bootie, $1,585, NeimanMarcus.com.

Quirky characters

Chanel, Moschino and Mary Katrantzou all did fun, witty accessories to create a playful look for fall. Boden London bag, $198, BodenUSA.com.

Graphic impact

Add some geometry to your outfit with graphic patterns. Gianvito Rossi patchwork suede ankle boots, $1,160, Net-a-Porter.com.

Chunky costume jewelry

Designers from Miu Miu to Balenciaga showed bold costume jewelry from brooches to earrings to necklaces. Topshop Shard Flower collar, $28, US.Topshop.com.

Modified Mary Jane

No longer just a basic, girlie black shoe, Mary Janes have been reworked this season to extreme effects with mixed fabrics, colors and some with multi straps. Miu Miu glitter-finished python Mary Jane pumps, $1,250, Net-a-Porter.com.

Corsage

Worn in your hair or as a brooch, the corsage had dramatic impact at the shows of Dries Van Noten and Prada. Oasis jeweled flower brooch, $17, Oasis-Stores.com.

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