Pearls and Formals - The Classic Combination

Pearls, luminescent and royal in their appearance, are gems that complement everyone, irrespective of their features or their skin tones. Ethereal in appearance, they add a touch of elegance to every outfit they are paired with. Pearls were a status symbol centuries ago, something worn by the royalty, to signify their wealth and power. Over time, pearls have become a must-have for every woman, and holds a special place in their closet.
Pearl jewellery can be highly versatile and can be worn for most occasions, which is why it is a perfect choice to add to your formal wear. To match the workplace atmosphere, you want to pair jewellery that doesn’t clash with the setting and isn’t too distracting. It should be simple, yet charming. You want to style it in a way that forms the perfect combination of sophistication and charisma at the same time.
Pearl jewellery, contrary to popular belief, is available in various colours and shapes. That’s why, picking a colourful option can add a pop of freshness to your outfit. You can also pick up pearl jewellery made in combination with other gemstones to take it a step further.
Some people consider formal wear boring in style, but adding some pearl jewellery can liven up their outfits, as well as their mood. To help you do this, we have created a list of some pearl jewellery recommendations for you:

Pearl Pendant Sets 

Pendant sets are the epitome of minimalist beauty. These understated sets go perfectly with formal outfits. Available in sleek chains made of gold, rose gold or silver, they are highly compatible with both pearls and formal attires. Pearl pendant sets elevate the outfit without being too distracting.

Pairing one with your formal wear is sure to be a win. Whether you pair it with trousers and a blouse, a formal dress or a blazer, it won’t look out of place. The pearls light up the face, drawing attention to it, and making you stand out from the crowd. However, the subtlety of a pearl pendant set will make sure to not make you look strikingly out of place. You can still look your best while taking over the world!

Pearl Earrings

Pearl earrings are a popular choice of accessory for casual, as well as formal attires. They are easy to use and elegant, adding the right amount of finesse to every outfit. There are different types of pearl earrings you can wear in accordance to your face type. You can pick out pearl studs or a pair of pearl drop earrings. These earrings go well with most face types, bringing out the natural beauty of the wearer. Pearl earrings tend to compliment formal wear more than anything else. They add poise to the outfit, and can be worn with any type of clothing or colour, due to their simple and classic appearance. You’ll look ready to conquer every meeting you’re part of.

Starlit Crystal and Pearl Stud Earrings - BlingVine Jewelry
Starlit Studs
₹ 2,600

These delicate and elegant earrings can bright up your mood in moments. The twinkle of the little stars will win your heart. The German Rhodium Polish and the top quality American Diamonds make the finish flawless. The imitation pearls just add to the charm of these lovelies!

Stylist's Notes:

Starlit earrings are for the days when you do not want to wear boring ear accessories but you are not in mood for something big and bulky.

You don’t need more reasons to own these beauties right away!

What's Included:

  • 1 pair of pearl earrings

Made of:

  • High grade Imitation Pearl in White
  • Finest American Diamonds
  • German Rhodium polish
  • High grade lead and nickel free environmental alloy


  • Earring width: 18 mm
  • Earring length: 27 mm
  • Please see the last image for more details on sizing

Layered Pearl Necklaces

If you’re someone who likes to just go for it and make a statement, layering pearl necklaces might just be the thing for you. These necklaces usually have two to four layers that add a touch of refinement to even a drab formal outfit. These necklaces are something that will surround you with an air of glamour and sophistication, making you shine through any event.

If you want to feel like you can ace every meeting and confidently command a room, this is the perfect piece of jewellery for you. Layered pearl necklaces are not only regal but also fierce - they show that you will break every glass ceiling there is! 

While your work counts the most, the way you feel when you work also has a great impact. If you feel like you can conquer the world, you most definitely will. And as they say - dress for the job you want, and not the job you have. When you wear your best pearls, the world is your oyster. We hope this blog helped you get an idea of what are the best accessories to wear with your formal wear. Now check out some pearl jewellery and see if you can pick out some stunning pieces for your favourite formal wears!

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