It can be hard to know where to start when you are looking through your vast jewelry collection of favorite pieces and ones that have sat in storage for a while. Alternatively, you may be unsure when venturing to the shops what pieces to buy that will work with each other and you and your style. It can be a minefield when you are not sure.
The great news is that with this handy, must know, guide, you will be able to dress and accessorize fine, fashion, and costume jewelry to compliment every outfit, from the hottest summer styles and will enhance your sense of style and show off your personality.
This is a simple, effective, and fun way to use your jewelry, by layering up. It can be used applied to necklaces, bracelets, and rings. By using different and contrasting lengths, shapes, textures, and colors, you can make attractive layers that draw the eye.
By layering necklaces, by using varying lengths will instantly draw the eye to your face and works very effectively when different colors and textures are used. With rings, you will create a stacking effect. Depending upon the rings used will determine the overall effect, from using simple bands to eye catching Claddagh Rings.
A great way to work out which layered combinations work is to test them all out. It really is a case of trial and error but once you find which ones mix and match well together you will have a go-to option for a variety of outfits.
Less Can Be More
You don’t want to overcomplicate the look or have your jewelry complete for attention. For example, if you got layered necklaces on then potentially you don’t want an arm full of bangles competing and drawing the eye away from them.
The same can be said if you are wearing statement earrings. Unless it is a matching necklace, you are best off either wearing something plain and simple or bypassing wearing a necklace at all.
It sounds so simple, but when choosing what to wear for the day, consider the whole outfit and the effect you are starving for. You may have the outfit decided by the desire to wear a certain item of jewelry or even a handbag, but remember the accessorize you chose are just as important, potentially even more so, in creating the overall look and completing the outfit.
Where Do You Want To Draw Attention
Your jewelry choice is all key in being able to work to your advantage in drawing the eye to parts of the body of your choosing. By wearing bold eye drawing jewelry you are automatically catching people’s eyes and diverting their gaze to a certain part of your body, from your hands, ears, or neck.
When the aim to draw the eye to a certain area, make sure to keep the other items of jewelry simple and subtle, or alternatively you could even opt to leave them out completely.