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Summer 2012's 10 Best Accessories

It is my belief that the best way to get into a swimming pool is by doing a cannonball. The same goes for your accessories this summer. From neon hues to tropical prints, the season's top trends are anything but timid.

Click through to shop the jewelry, belts, hats and sunglasses you'll be craving more than ice cream.

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Not everyone can pull off printed pants, but this belt is really all you need.

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Give your aviators and wayfarers a rest this summer, and instead opt for these retro sunnies. They're the perfect shade of pastel purple and they're ombre...need I say more?

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You'll be transported to the Caribbean everytime you look down at your wrist.

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With these earrings, gingham goes glam.

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So much better (and cooler!) than a Hawaiian print shirt.

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Wear these with a vintage-inspired swimsuit, and you'll be channeling a 1950s Hollywood siren.

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A big, bright necklace or pretty floral scarf are both perfect solutions for those I-have-nothing-to-wear kind of mornings. Pair either with a plain white t-shirt and you're done.

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Ever since the Pantone color of the year, Tangerine Tango, was announced, I've been trying to figure out how to incorporate it into my wardrobe without looking like a safety cone or an inmate.

This sporty, water resistant watch is just what I was looking for.

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A straw hat is one of those summer staples that never goes out of style. The neon pink ribbon on this one keeps the classic looking fresh.

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