Did you know that the jewellery you wear has the power to turn a simple outfit into something fantastic?
Whether you're dressing up for a formal event or putting together a casual everyday look, understanding how to pair jewellery with different necklines can make a world of difference. Let's explore how to perfectly match jewellery with various neckline styles to elevate your outfit.
The sweetheart neckline is a classic choice that exudes elegance. With its gently curved shape, it's best to complement this neckline with delicate and dainty jewellery. A short necklace like a pendant or a choker can beautifully accentuate the neckline's shape without overwhelming it.
Consider opting for one of the below chains to echo the neckline's soft contours:
The square neckline creates a distinct geometric shape that's best complemented by a short necklace or a choker necklace.
However, if you wish to elevate the angular shape of the square, add a shaped necklace.
Or if you're feeling daring, consider wearing angular earrings as the juxtaposition of shapes adds an distinct visual element to your outfit.
The boat neck, also known as the bateau neckline, elegantly follows the collarbone's curve and creates a horizontal line across the shoulders. For this neckline, consider pairing it with longer necklaces that hang just below the collarbone. A delicate chain with a simple pendant or a layered necklace look can complement the width of the neckline while adding an interesting focal point.
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The V-neckline is a versatile choice that flatters a wide range of body types. To complement its elongated form, go for a necklace that mimics the V-shape also. A pendant necklace with a pointed element or a Y-pointed necklace can draw the eye downward, creating a balanced and an appealing look to the eye.
To elevate the V-line frame, we would recommend:
Asymmetric Necklines are the tricky ones, and our best advice would be steering clear of any long chains at all as it will clash with the neckline. We recommend a statement earring, especially a dangly earring to compliment the jarring structure.
Off the Shoulder
Off-the-shoulder necklines provide a great opportunity to show off those WOW pieces. Since your neckline and shoulders are left mostly bare, you have the freedom to opt for bold chokers or even layered necklaces. Just make sure that your chosen jewellery doesn't compete with the neckline's dramatic effect.
When it comes to choosing the right jewellery for different necklines, remember that harmony is key. Your jewellery should enhance your overall look without stealing the show.
Experiment with different combinations to discover what suits your personal style and the occasion you're dressing for. By mastering the art of pairing jewellery with various necklines, you can confidently step out in style, turning heads wherever you go.
Reference photos taken from Pinterest. Written by Caoimhe Keegan.