Every woman is likely to have jam-packed jewellery boxes with variety of jewellery passionately collected through the years. But every time you open your box full of magic, you are as confused as you’re thrilled by it. Every piece seems to either to go with your outfit or none of them does while every jewellery piece is stunning. And in a hurry, you again go with your favourite jewellery that you have been carrying every other day.
Or, you are just not sure about what to shop for your next event.
Don’t worry! We all have been there.
Make the best use of your jewellery collection without being boring. We have listed down some basic jewellery styling tips and tricks to help you wear fine, fashion and costume jewellery that complements your sense of style, personality and wardrobe.1. Create Layers
Let’s start with something fun!
Layering necklaces, bracelets, rings and even rigs are always fun and creative. It has always been in fashion.
Layer different length necklaces with matching patterns or metals to draw the eye up to your face. Different shapes, colours and textures also often work as a treat.
Layer bracelets and bangles to create an arm party which will flash and jangle while you move. It is advisable to either pick the same texture of bracelets or the same colour. But also try experimenting with different styles.
You can even experiment with multiple earrings if you have multiple ear piercings.
If you want to layer rings, there is no rule. Just go with any type, colour, material or texture of rings and make an interesting combination.
2. Know when to Stop
Although it is fun layering and experimenting, it is important to know when it is too much.
If you’re drawing attention to your face and neckline with layered necklaces, then don’t bother wearing multiple bangles and bracelets.
Or if you’re wearing a pair of bold and statement earrings, then maybe you can ditch the necklace or go for a subdued or minimal necklace. A bold pair of necklace with matching earrings can sometimes work beautifully.
If you’re stacking up jewellery, always remember this quote by Coco Chanel, "Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and remove one accessory".3. Consider your Earrings carefully
Your earrings fall in the field of vision for anyone who is talking to you. It also brings attention to your face and hairs. Choose the earrings that complement your outfit, face, hair and skin tone.
If you’ve short hairs, go for small or medium-sized Danglers or stud Earrings while picking long metal finish earrings if you have long thick hairs.
The best way to choose earrings is to look at tour face shape. A simple hack is to choose the earrings that are opposite to the features of your face. Here is a quick guide on how to choose earrings according to your face shape.
Check out here How To Choose The Best Earrings For Your Face Shape.
5. Define the Focal Point of your Jewellery
Dress up the part of the body where you want people’s gaze to be directed. It is usually best to make visual focus on only one part of the body – Neck, Ears, Hands etc.
For example, if you’re wearing a bold necklace then go for more subtle earrings or bracelets while if you want to draw attention towards your wrists then go for a pretty bracelet or bracelet stacks and a minimal pendant and earrings.6. Dress or Jewellery – What’s the Focus?
A simple and dull outfit can be transformed into something really special with the right set of jewellery and accessories. Go for some statement jewellery to brighten up a simple outfit. While if you’re wearing a bold outfit, pick a subtle set of jewellery to highlight certain parts.
Check out our complete guide on how to choose jewellery according to the outfit.7. Consider your Neckline to fit the Necklace
Always consider the neckline of your outfit to match the necklace. A thumb rule says that the necklace should either be shorter than the neckline or it should be long enough to sit above your outfit. If you’re still not sure here is a quick guide to pairing your necklace according to the neckline of your outfit. Also, check our blog on Choosing Necklace according to your Outfit Neckline for a detailed guide and product suggestions.
8. Dress According to the Occasion
Every occasion requires some standard forms of dressing which involves jewellery too. Putting up the right jewellery according to your outfit and occasion can completely transform your style.
Today’s style rules are much more lenient than in past times. People don’t really judge you for wearing something fancy as long as you’re carrying it with elegance. But if you’re not sure how to experiment and don’t want to risk your look, then stick to the basic jewellery styling rules. Consider the vibe of the place and outfit before picking jewellery to pair. A minimal pendant for office will be suitable and so will be a bold colourful long beaded necklace, it all comes down to the style of your job and office environment. So for some chic and stunning minimal necklace or drop earrings that pull attention towards without giving an impression that you’ve tried too hard.
For a hangout with friends, experiment with all the statement pieces you have and create your own style.
Check out our complete guide on how to choose jewellery according to the occasion.
Wrists are the thinnest part of our body that we can decorate. So, it becomes our responsibility to accentuate the positive. As women are very expressive as well, wrists and hands are also known as the ‘expressive zone’ of their body. They are visible as they talk and express themselves. Wristbands are not only visible to ourselves but also are a great accessory that can make a real impact on our outfit. With a few tips and tricks on styling bracelets, you can look effortlessly stylish and elegant.10. Ditch all rules
Yes, you heard it right! The most important rule is to break all rules and go with your guts and experiment what looks best on you. Dressing up should be fun and personal to you. It should describe you and bring out your best features. The best jewellery is the one that looks best on you.
Save this guide for future referral whenever you are all caught up and confused as to what jewellery will work the best for you.
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