Consider the Occasion and Outfit
Start by considering the occasion or event your dressing for the outfit you’ll be wearing whether it's a special occasion or just everyday wear. Formal events may call for more elegant and refined jewellery, whilst casual occasions allows for more creative and playful combinations. Consider the colour, neckline, and style of your outfit to guide your jewellery choices.
Choose a Focal Point
Select a focal point for your jewellery choices. This could be a statement necklace, a pair of standout earrings, or a bold bracelet. The focal point will anchor the look and dictate the rest of the pieces you can incorporate into the look you want.
For necklaces, layering is a popular trend. Start with a delicate and shorter necklace as the base, such as a simple pendant or a choker. Then, add one or two longer necklaces of varying lengths and styles to create depth and visual interest. Perfect for some of our more dainty ranges and a contrast with our bolder ranges. Experiment with different textures, pendant shapes, and chain styles to achieve a balanced and layered effect.
Balancing Earrings and Necklaces
When wearing both earrings and a necklace, it is essential to strike a balance. If you are wearing a statement necklace, opt for smaller, more understated earrings to avoid overwhelming the look. Alternatively, if you are wearing bold and eye-catching earrings, choose a more subtle necklace or skip it altogether to let the earrings shine!
Bracelets and Rings
When styling bracelets and rings, you may want to consider symmetry and balance. If you are wearing multiple bracelets, vary the size and textures to create an eclectic look. Stack bangles, cuffs, and delicate chain bracelets for a layered effect. For rings, mix and match different styles, metals, and gemstones to create a personalised and unique combination.
Matching Metals and Gemstones
Pay attention to the metals and gemstones in your jewellery pieces. Matching metals, such as all gold or all silver, creates a cohesive and harmonious look. However, mixing metals can also create an edgy and modern effect if done intentionally. Similarly, consider coordinating gemstones or colours to tie your jewellery pieces together.
Consider Your Personal Style
Ultimately, styling jewellery is an opportunity to express your personal style. Experiment with different combinations, but also stay true to your preferences and what makes you feel confident and comfortable. Whether you prefer minimalistic elegance, bohemian flair, or bold and eclectic statements, let your personality shine through with your jewellery choices!
Try, Assess, and Adjust
Don’t be afraid to try different combinations and experiment with new ideas. Look in the mirror, assess how the jewellery looks together, and adjust as needed. Sometimes, removing or adding a single piece can completely transform the overall look. Trust your instincts and have fun with the process.
Remember, styling jewellery is a creative process, and there are no hard and fast rules. It's all about finding a balance, creating visual interest, and showcasing your unique style. With practice and experimentation, you’ll develop your own signature way of styling jewellery that reflects your personality and enhances your overall look.