Kitsch Hip Pieces to Add to Your Wardrobe Right Now

There’s no better way to break out of a winter wardrobe rut than to add a little kitsch – borderline tacky, but somehow adorable pieces – into your daily look. Now, we’re not saying have your Aunt Edna crochet you an orange acrylic poncho or to wear a Care Bears t-shirt to the office, but adding a few kitsch accessories (like the Teddy Bear Cocktail bag below) to your wardrobe can add a bit of much needed sunshine to an otherwise boring winter outfit.

Check out our Kitsch Picks Below:

Kitsch Fashion

1. UO Teddy Bear Cocktail Bag, $48, Urban Outfitters
Let’s face it, cocktail bags are inherently kitsch (we’re looking at your Judith Leiber), so why not push the envelope a bit with this Teddy Bear Cocktail bag made of metal? This is guaranteed to be a conversation starter.

2. Cupcake Beanie, $30 at
We know you’re a sweet person (cause all TBF reader are, right?) and you can show your sweet side with this kitschy cupcake beanie, $30 from the folks at Neff, at one of our favorite kitsch stores, Fredflare (love!).

3. Leather Cut Away Fingerless Gloves. $31.03 at
Yeah, we know you had a girl crush on Pat Bentar back in the day and what better way to rekindle that crush that to get a pair of studded fingerless gloves? Exactly.

Kitsch Fashion

4. Hair Tie Ball, $3.50 at
There’s nothing like a good hair tie, and this ball helps you keep them near and dear. This is what we like to call “useful” Kitsch.

5. Hello Kitty 13 inch Laptop Sleeve, $45.00 at
A hip kitsch list wouldn’t be complete with the reigning queen of kitsch — Hello Kitty herself. This sleeve is a welcome departure from the otherwise boring laptop sleeve. While the sleeve isn’t cheap ($45!), it’s a conversation starter (or ender depending on who you’re talking to).

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    Catherine Brock

    As a Southern California transplant now living in the Midwest, Catherine has turned layering into an art form and accepted that UGGs actually do have a place in the stylish lady's wardrobe. She's been featured in Woman's World Magazine,, Refinery29, and has made appearances on ABC7 Chicago, FOX2News St. Louis, KCAL9 Los Angeles, Fox19 Cincinnati, WGN TV Chicago and WCPO TV Cincinnati.

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