Not Your Grandmother's Brooch

Here comes your new favorite accessory.

Feeling uninspired by your accessories? Consider the brooch! These versatile little gems can be added to just about any blouse, lapel, collar, or even scarf to liven up your look. The endless styling options will keep your wardrobe feeling fresh—pin a blue turtle onto that old cardigan you can't bear to let go of and you'll see just what we mean.

Here are some ideas for where to start!

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For the Marine Enthusiast

Keep the sea with you wherever you are—no scuba qualifications required. This whimsical turtle will make even your most well-worn sundress pop this summer.

Paradise Found Turtle Brooch, $98, katespade.com.

For When You're Feeling Tropical

Not going to the tropics anytime soon? No problem! Next time you're in need of an escape, pin this opulent brooch to your favorite jacket or blouse for instant vacation vibes.

Jeweled Toucan Brooch, $38, bananarepublic.com.
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For the Flower Child

These mod, appliqué-esque pins will give your outfit a serious dose of flower power. Groovy!

Sequin Flower Brooch Pack, $6, asos.com.

For When One Brooch Just Isn't Enough

Why choose between a beetle or a flower when you can have both? Every pin needs a friend.

Beetle Brooch Duo, $20, baublebar.com.
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For Beyonce Vibes

Lemonade anyone? This bold brooch will help you channel Bey any time, any day.

Lemon Brooch, $18, topshop.com.

For a Little Wisdom

We can't promise that this owl brooch will make you any wiser, but we're also not saying that it won't….

White Owl Brooch, $150, kennethjaylane.com.
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For When You Want to Shine

This showstopping brooch catches the light in all the right ways. Tone it down for everyday by pinning it on a ballet flat or a loafer.

Fleur The Greater Good Brooch, $6, modcloth.com.

For an Antique Look

In a perfect world, you'd have a stash of treasured family heirlooms tucked away in your jewelry box. But if you don't, just snap up this vintage-inspired one instead.

Antique Gold Look Bug Brooch, $10, topman.com.
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For the Music Lover

What better occasion for a brooch than an evening at the symphony? With this treble clef, you'll fit right in.

Treble Clef Faux Pearl Brooch by Marc Jacobs, $95, saksfifthavenue.com.

For a Pop of Color

This feather-light, wooden brooch adds an easy dose of brightness without all the weight of a metal accessory. Wear it with a neutral sweater or color-blocked bag.

Red Bird Brooch by LaurasJewellery, $9, etsy.com.
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