8 Runway-Inspired Classic Accessories That Seem Brand New Again

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"New classics" is an oxymoron in every sense of the word, but all classics were once new, right? That's why when we found contemporary twists of our all-time favorites on the spring/summer 2015 runways, we were intrigued.

At Valentino, designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli decorated their models' digits in not-your-average midi rings. It's no longer just about stacking delicate bands. These came affixed with fantastical charms, like stars and swirls. The result—happily whimsical.

Others we found included Rag & Bone's new fanny pack, which was strapped close to the chest, versus around the waist. And at Gucci, bucket bags made an appearance, sans its usual drawstring. Take a look at all the classics that seem brand new, and shop lookalike picks, ahead.

PHOTOS: 8 Classic Accessories Made Brand-New Again

01 of 08

New Classic: Whimsical Midi Rings

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It's no longer just about stacking delicate bands. On the Valentino runway, models' digits were decked with rings affixed with fantastical charms, like stars and swirls. Shop lookalike picks:

Clockwise from top: Jacquie Aichie x For Love and Lemons, $400; jacquieaiche.com. Topshop set, $17 for 3; topshop.com. Sydney Evan, $575; sydneyevan.com. Mr. Kate, $21; mrkate.com.

02 of 08

New Classic: Drawstring-less Bucket Bags

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The bucket bag has grown in popularity for a couple of seasons now, but on the Gucci catwalk, everybody's favorite '70s bag took on a novel silhouette—a slouchy shape with no drawstring in sight. Shop lookalike picks:

Clockwise from top: 3.1 Phillip Lim, $850; shopbop.com. Theory, $645; theory.com. Kara, $520; shopbop.com.

03 of 08

New Classic: Geometric Bangles

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Donna Karan is bringing back bangles with wooden geo-inspired styles that read less tribal and more contemporary cool. Shop lookalike picks:

From top: Katheleys Vintage, $302; farfetch.com. Saloukee, $101; wolfandbadger.com. Topshop, $15; topshop.com.

04 of 08

New Classic: Sling-Back Clogs

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Clogs got a makeover on the Prada runway when designer Miuccia Prada added straps to the traditional '70s-style mule. Shop lookalike picks:

From top: Asos, $81; asos.com. Michael Michael Kors, $175; michaelkors.com. Madewell, $178; madewell.com.

05 of 08

New Classic: Double Bicep Cuffs

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Channel your inner Egyptian (the theme of Cushnie et Ochs's spring collection) and double-up on two- or three-prong upper arm bands. Shop lookalike picks:

From top: Elizabeth and James, $178; anthropologie.com. Jennifer Fisher, $945; jenniferfisherjewelry.com. Free People, $28 for 2; freepeople.com.

06 of 08

New Classic: Cross-Body Fanny Packs

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Design duo Marcus Wainwright and David Neville of Rag & Bone sent out models with bags strapped close to their chests, offering a new take on the fanny pack. Shop lookalike picks:

From top: Nasty Gal, $38; nastygal.com. Clare V, $269; shopbop.com. Vere Verto, $145; ofakind.com.

07 of 08

New Classic: Plastic Aviators

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At the Suno show, models shielded their eyes from the lights with too-cool shades that looked like a cross between aviators and oversize frames. Shop lookalike picks:

From top: Nasty Gal, $20; nastygal.com. Krewe, $210; kreweduoptic.com. Warby Parker, $145; warbyparker.com.

08 of 08

New Classic: Knee-High Gladiator Sandals

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Gladiator sandals are all the rage, with every kind of height, color, and material out there. At Chloe, designer Clare Waight Keller treated them to neutrals with a stacked wedge. Shop lookalike picks:

Clockwise from top left: Tibi, $525; tibi.com. Zara, $159; zara.com. Belle by Sigerson Morrison, $240; anthropologie.com.

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