Pack away those somber grays and stick-in-the-mud neutrals. This summer, optimism abounds in the form of brightly colored accessories. But be warned: Stick to one eye-popping item per ensemble or you risk Cyndi Lauper syndrome. And don’t forget: Mother’s Day is right around the corner! -- Amy Tara Koch

 

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1 Coach Loiss Ballet Flats, $168, www.coach.com
2 Big Buddha Olivia Bag, $65, www.fredala.com
3 Stella & Dot Dot Bib Necklace, $58, www.stelladot.com

4 Subversive Bangles, $15 each, www.target.com
5 J. Crew Patent-Leather Peep-Toe Mary Janes, $198, www.jcrew.com
6 Stella & Dot Candy-Colored Enamel Bangle, $38, and Color Burst Enamel Bangle, $128, www.stelladot.com
7 Havaianas Flip-Flops, $22, www.havaianasus.com
8 Fossil Geneva Clutch, $88, www.fossil.com
9 Fossil Skinny Popstitch Belt, $28, www.fossil.com
10 Nine West Heathers Peep-Toe Heel, $89, www.ninewest.com
11 Stella & Dot Ellipses Necklace, $48, www.stelladot.com
12 Pocket In Fold Over Tote, $69, www.ninewest.com