When you are feeling sick of your clothes and just plain dull; Statement Necklaces are your cure! An accessory that advances your look and can be worn from event to event – a Bold Statement Necklace certainly earns its keep and is the well deserved focus of the week. These six stellar trends will keep you current and allow you to emphasize your own inherent style.
With a clean and elegant vibe, crystal inspired necklaces will make any outfit sparkle with vivacity. Clothing trends are exhausting to keep up with, but a crystal accessory will instantly update your look and can be worn again and again transforming multiple outfits all week long. Pair a bold Lucite necklace with a black cocktail dress and you have instant mod chic, try an intricate romantic necklace, like Roberta Chiarella’s, with a crisp collared shirt and you have Elizabethan elegance. You can do no wrong with Crystal baubles; let your personality drive you and you’re sure to stand out in the crowd.
The brands highlighted above represent the cream of the crop- designers who perfect the Crystal Clear trend. Roberta Chiarella lets you accomplish affordable excellence while Reem Acra; well known for her bridal & haute couture collections interprets the trend with a little bit of luxury. The triangular stones of nOir create an updated, pure feel. The necklace above also come in blues and pinks to add some pop to your look.
STYLE TIP: Be aware of the jewelry you are putting on. The Statement Necklace should be the star of the show, no need to add additional baubles.
Break out of your style rut and exercise the trend of chains. Statement chain necklaces are the “IT” accessory of the moment and we’re sure you see why. Layer chunky updated chains on top of your sentimental necklaces, or pile chains of all sizes and lengths to create architectural interest. Either way the Chain Necklace will add refinement to your simple look.
A guaranteed conversation piece, this Lee Angel gold and beaded chain has an over the top vintage look and is sure to add some ladylike edge to your ensemble. We’re crazy about Draugsvold; boasting some of the best craftsmanship we’ve ever seen and yet totally accessible. The darker chain combined with the dark green stones results in one-of-a-kind medieval masterpiece. Our final pick, Dannijo, interprets the chain trend most literally and does so with a feminine flair. This necklace represents the dichotomy of the chain statement necklace – it is raw and edgy while being polished and playful. Jump on the chain train – you cannot go wrong with this effortless trend.
STYLE TIP: This is where glamour meets grunge so Layer them on – the more the merrier! The chain trend is the most personal – so mix colors, lengths, materials and widths to add depth and always display your creativity.
Handcrafted Florals are abloom for spring! Floral Inspired necklaces are the season’s latest trend with a whimsical, playful feel – these necklaces are a necessity for your bauble box! Best worn with denim and basic white, the details and artistry of these necklaces will take your outfit to an envy-inducing level!
There is no doubt about it; Lizzie Fortunato Jewels is a name to familiarize yourself with. We love the line’s crafty hand-woven pieces; the perfect mix of hip downtown style and granny chic. Hardware mixed with beading and flowing fabric make these pieces the ultimate statement necklace. Intertwining crochet, beading and vintage looking flowers Adia Kibur Accessories is a swoon-worthy brand. Fear not – You’ll never be a shrinking wall-flower when you don these delicate, feminine floral necklaces.
STYLE TIP: There is a fine line between looking fabulous with a hint of floral and looking like you’ve just emerged from the garden. If you must wear additional jewelry keep in minimal with small pearls.
Inspired by heritage and history, Tribal Pieces are fashion forward necklaces that pay homage to the past. Take inspiration from your own unique past – scour vintage shops, grandma’s jewelry box, and international shops to find exotic baubles to add to your current look. Be Bold when you wear jewelry with tribal roots – let your outfit be born from your statement necklace!
Tribal jewelry is an evolution of fashion throughout centuries manifesting itself as a must-have item of today. nOir’s layered design and detailed beading epitomizes this trend, utilizing neutral colors evoking nature. Dannijo tops our list again with this ambitious combination of stones and animal teeth. This look is reminiscent of a Warrior princess and is a sure standout. We can’t say enough about this unique piece by Lizzie Fortunato Jewels. The feather accents add true value and novelty to this authentic tribal inspired Necklace.
STYLE TIP: Build an outfit around a tribal necklace by utilizing the color tones found in the necklace. A neutral pallet will highlight your necklace while connecting you to your past.
Climb out of your current mindset and try these knotted baubles. This trend is utilitarian and sporty yet elegant and preppy. Mountain tops or city blocks, these knotted necklaces are a versatile trend that is perfect for the adaptable fashionista. Dress it up or dress it down, either way this fashionable piece deems you ready for anything!
We’re over-the-top in love with Orly Genger by Jaclyn Mayer for the unique inventiveness of climbing rope necklaces. After scaling the hot climbing spots in SLC you’ll be thrilled to rock this necklace out on the town with the girls. Lizzie Fortunato‘s interpretation of this trend will prep you for for a romantic sail and Behnaz Sarafpour‘s creates instant sophistication. Sporty or elegant a Knotted Necklace will tie any outfit together and guarantee a little fun!
STYLE TIP: Rope represents the definition of strength. Allow yourself to take risks when pairing a rope necklace. Think bold and innovative with this look. Wear a rope necklace over an evening dress to creatively freshen up your classic style.
A Ribbon Necklace perfectly finishes off any average outfit. The detailing is amazing and the tie neck allows for total flexibility – wear it long, wear it short; either way keep it the focus of your look.
The Roberta Freymann by Olivia Palermo collection showcases an array of statement necklaces. Each tells a story so it’s easy to find the perfect piece that best embodies your style. The designs are vintage inspired and incorporate stones, sequins and silk. Easy to love and appreciated for years to come, these timeless creations are a must have statement necklace for the here and now!
STYLE TIP: Instantly fashionable, simplicity works here. Tie the ribbon in a bow and clip your hair back, you will feel revamped and rejuvenated. Be careful, you aren’t a package – make sure the bow isn’t too domineering!
When basics need an update, choose a statement necklace and advance your look!
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