Statement necklaces have always been in style and it is quite obvious why- a correctly chosen statement necklace can transform dramatically any outfit and make it more sophisticated and up-to-date. However, thanks to their bold distinct nature, sometimes these might be intimidating. That is why, these 11 style tips on how to wear a statement necklace are here for you. Enjoy and choose the best one for yourself.
With a classic button-up.
This is a great look for those who consider their office attire a bit too plain and would like to spice it up, while still determined to look business-like and professional. Make sure your crispy white shirt is buttoned all the way up and add a statement necklace that will match your personality. Follow Ciara’s example and choose a silver or golden one, or else, if you are in a more daring mood and your office dresscode lets you, a brighter and bolder necklace will do the trick.
Over a striped shirt.
A striped shirt can make a statement by itself, but without a necklace, it runs a risk of looking too incoherent and vague. A classical statement necklace in the colors of your striped shirt will be that very finishing touch that keeps the whole image together. Olivia Palermo definitely knows this simple rule with her complex necklace that matches impeccably the slightest shades of her clothes.
With a strapless dress.
Open shoulders dress is incredibly feminine, sexy, and appealing. If you have a beautiful neckline and shoulders, this dress is for you, no matter what weight and height you are. Nevertheless, this type of dresses might sometimes remind of an undergarments piece, and a woman wearing it risks looking underdressed. To avoid this without losing the charm of the dress, pair it with a statement necklace, just like Selena Gomez did, and you will look fabulous.
With a graphic t-shirt.
A bold necklace will transform your casual outfit into a purposeful statement. A simple graphic tee will get a new meaning when you pair it with a necklace. Keep the rest of the outfit simple and unpretentious, as the top will say it all. Beyonce looks daring and hip in this graphic t-shirt, denim shorts and a bright necklace.
With a casual outfit.
Any casual outfit will not look that casual anymore if you complete it with a statement necklace. Remember, the statement necklace can be of any color, it can be golden or silver, and it usually stands alone. However, with a casual Gwyneth Paltrow-like outfit, you can combine shorter and longer necklaces for an edgier look. Just make sure they match.
With a simple top.
Bring your simplest top onto a new level by adding a statement. A statement necklace. The key is to keep the rest simple, and to go for a boldest most distinctive necklace. Sophia Bush’s neckline transforms intensely and her simple tee is suddenly looks like a beautiful canvas for a necklace artwork.
Over a turtleneck.
Good news for all turtleneck lovers- you can raise your simple item onto a new sophisticated level by adding a statement necklace to it. In such a way, you will still be warm and will look amazing. Look at Natasha Bedingfield for some inspiration and top your simple turtleneck with a dazzling necklace. The result is cozy and chic at the same time.
With all-black outfit.
Black is mysterious, black is elegant, black is stylish, and black is…plain. Do not worry if you have a gorgeous black dress (or anything else in charcoal) and you do not know how to wear it without looking like you are mourning. Break up your all-black outfit by adding a sparkling necklace to it and you are ready to conquer the world. Leighton Meester knows did her homework pretty well.
With all-white outfit.
Add depth and creativity to your all-white outfit by adding a statement necklace. It can be matching or contrasting, bright or pastel, but in any case, it will not only make a serious statement, but it will make you stand out. A daring aquamarine necklace revives and brightens up Blake Lively all-white dress.
Follow the rule of contrast and pair a bright blue dress with a red necklace for an ultimate stylish look. This look is for bold and beautiful who know what they want and are ready to prove it.
A necklace in the same palette as a dress will intensify the impact of the main color and will make it visually stimulating and appealing. Lupita Nyong’o outfit is so bright and deep, it mesmerizes you. Make sure the dominant color suits your skin type and is truly yours.
These simple tips will inspire you to wear this bold accessory with pride and confidence.