It might be the beginning of a new month but chances are most of your money has already been sucked up by bills (sigh) which leaves very little left over for spoiling yourself this July (double sigh). But fear not because we’ve found 5 fabulously affordable accessories that will make your wallet smile. From handbags to earrings there’s something for everyone.

1. The new Georgini STEEL collection

Georgini STEEL CollectionWith its resistance to tarnish, ultra shiny finish, hypo-allergenic properties and incredible strength, stainless steel offers an attractive alternative to the softer metals like silver. The new STEEL collection comes in silver, gold and rose gold and is priced from just R249! We love the rose gold key pendant necklace!

The entire collection is available online from the Georgini online shop.

2. Pretty Stack Rings from Mr Price

RingsStack rings are all the rage at the moment! They’re loads of fun to wear and you can stack them on your fingers to wear all at once or wear them separately – it’s up to you! We love these ring packs from Mr Price because they are oh-so-fabulous and affordable at just R29.99 and R39.99!

3. L.O.V.E Your Ears with Spree

EarringsThese Love studs from Spree are too cute for words! They look great with a high pony tail and are the perfect accessory for a laid-back look or a formal affair. Plus at just R55 they’re begging you to add them to your basket.

4. Keep things close to your heart with these cross-body bags

Over the shoulder bags

Not only are these handmade leather, cross-body bags super fabulous but they’re also the perfect travel companion. The gorgeous leather bags are hand-made by an artisan from Senegal and come in black, tan and chocolate brown, but you can also order red, wine, navy or grey and have yours custom made with an extra purse or flap. Priced at R750 each they’re a must-have winter item! To order yours call Paola on 083 644 5150.

5. Wrap Up with Hinterveld Shawls

Hinterveld ScarfsThese warm and cosy mohair shawls are a steal at just R600 each. Hinterveld pays homage to the delicate mohair with their meticulous, artisanal craftsmanship and attention to detail when creating the mohair products. The mohair pieces retain their colour after being washed and are exceptionally lightweight as well as warm. Another reason to love them is that they’re good for the environment too – the mohair is a sustainable and rare natural fibre natural and eco-friendly.

The Hinterveld range of mohair shawls and ponchos are available at Polish in Johannesburg and come in a range of different colours.