Accessories are for everyone! Think of them as the exclamation point of your outfit. – Melissa Akkaway

I believe that when you look good, you feel good. And when you’re feeling good and nicely put together, you smile more, make more eye contact, and move with confidence – bringing happiness to those around you. I am, admittedly, obsessed with this simple equation.

After spending years in the fashion world learning the industry inside and out, I created The Particulars to explore the addiction I just can’t quit – accessorizing. While not everyone can afford a Chloe dress or a pair of Louboutins, we can all find an affordable bauble or stylish pair of sunnies. As someone who lives and breathes fashion, I truly believe that defining one’s personal style is a never-ending experiment.

Styling isn’t about covering up who you are or trying to be someone else.

The Particulars was designed to help you master your accessories game. That necklace that makes your heart suddenly beat a little faster. The perfect hat that completes your weekend look. The shoes that bring you five compliments before lunch. As a globetrotting addict I’ll bring you my favorite finds from around the world, giving you an insider’s look at what’s trending and timeless. Don’t forget to get inspired by our exclusive interviews with some of the industry’s most interesting tastemakers.

Styling isn’t about covering up who you are or trying to be someone else. Sometimes it’s about having fun and taking risks, but mostly it’s about knowing what brings out your best. With some solid guidance, a little encouragement, and access to things you might not find by yourself, I’m delighted to be the secret weapon that helps you own your particular style.

Welcome to The Particulars.

About Melissa

Born into a family with deep industry roots, The Particulars founder, Melissa Akkaway, is a fashion and retail expert who owned and operated her own boutiques in Los Angeles and Las Vegas with her women’s ready-to-wear label, Beckley. Championing emerging designers, her boutiques ignited Melissa’s passion for discovering and sourcing distinctive and hard-to-find accessories. When she’s not traveling the world, she lives in Malibu with her husband Eddie and two sons, Jack and Ford.

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