There’s nothing that adds character and wow to an outfit as jewelry does. When it comes to statement jewelry pieces, you’ve got even more going on. The past few years have brought statement jewelry in the limelight for the dash of dazzle befitting any outfit and style.
Each year brings new vibes as well as new designs to experiment with. However, there are some basic rules regarding the ways to wear statement pieces despite the unorderly air they inspire. Innocent and sweet, unpolished and rough, edgy and full of character, statement jewelry teams up nicely with loads of staples in your wardrobe. Let’s see how.
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The Science behind Wearing Statement Jewelry
Statement jewelry can’t go unnoticed. After all, that’s the purpose of statement pieces, right? Like any other jewelry, statement pieces say something about your style and preferences. Here are the main rules of wearing this type of jewelry.
Keep it Chic and Clean
According to the latest trends, there’s no need to match anything anymore. Thus, there’s plenty of room to experiment. However, this doesn’t mean loading up on statement jewelry. Wear the arm full of oversized cuff bracelets, but tone down the earrings, rings, and necklaces. There’s room for just one power statement in an outfit.
With this in mind, statement jewelry adds an interesting note to any outfit. Whether you’re wearing an office dress, a casual all-denim outfit or a summer bohemian dress, statement jewelry is the perfect addition.
Mind Your Outfit
A statement necklace will team up beautifully with a toned down blouse. However, a ruffle shirt won’t look too well in the company of the same statement necklace. It may be a matter of personal taste, yet it’s also a matter of wise sartorial choices.
A statement necklace won’t render itself useful for anything else except creating a tiring and kitschy look if there are too many details on the upper part of your outfit. Too many design details already make a statement on their own. A bowtie button-up shirt can’t be worn with statement necklaces or earrings.
On the other hand, a Victorian collar shirt is matched perfectly with a statement necklace, perhaps even a statement pearl necklace to keep it classy.
Jewel Up for the Occasion
While we’ve repeatedly said that statement jewelry befits most outfits, you must keep in mind that there are plenty of statement jewelry styles out there. There’s the all-glam rhinestone type of statement pieces, there are layered jewelry items that make up a statement ensemble and many others. Some are perfect to add an extra dash of glam to a cocktail dress while others team up perfectly with day to day casual wear.
The Top Statement Jewelry Trends
1. Pearl it up
Pearls are sensual, classy, bold, feminine and a girl’s best friends. Designers recognized pearls’ charm as recently there’s a plethora of statement pearl jewelry on catwalks and in mainstream fashion.
The perfect organic gems that require no polishing and no cutting are seen in a different light than before. From body jewelry to brooch reiterations and oversized pearl chokers complete with metal details, pearls are here to stay.
Wearing pearl statement jewelry doesn’t have to be restrictive. You can choose a statement headband brimming with the glamor of pearls and wear it with a little black dress, a spring outfit in one of this year’s Pantone colors or a comfy weekend outfit.
Modern pearl jewelry challenges the classic perceptions connected to the timeless organic gems. Choosing pearl statement jewelry pieces will bring together the best of the worlds. Your outfits will gain the chic and elegance of pearls and the edge of modern designs.
2. Wear Fringes
Fringes are this year’s go-to statement pieces. Present as pendants, necklaces, earrings and on clothes, fringes are easy to wear. This trend finds its roots in the ethnically-inspired fashion of 2016. Is there anything that goes better with ethnic details than the boho style?
Wear a simple summer boho dress with a pair of fringe earrings. Whether they’re made of textile material, beads or metal chains, fringe statement earrings frame your face beautifully. For a guaranteed dazzling effect, choose the shoulder dusters length.
3. Wear Gold and Silver
Gold and silver made an astonishing comeback in unusual combinations or worn as such. We’re not talking just about the precious metals, but about the colors too. Gold tiaras paired with leather strings braided in long necklaces or silver statement bangles and plated statement necklaces.
These daring statement jewelry pieces aren’t difficult to include in our day to day fashion choices. What matters is that we keep in mind the three main rules for wearing statement jewelry. Except for these, the limit is your imagination.