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Jewelry You Can't Leave Home Without

In the modern fashionable world of 2012, it’s becoming harder and harder to garner your individual character in public. With every celebrity now opening their own design houses and high street chains adopting the same fashion chains, it’s a tricky topic trying to stay unique.
 
The key? Jewelry, of course!
Everybody knows that accessorising is often the missing link in a great outfit; it can turn a nice get-up into a stunning ensemble. Even if you’re not able to invest in buckets of gold and silver jewelry, minimalism can work in your favour. There is some jewelry that you just shouldn’t leave home without.

Earrings
Earrings, particularly on ladies, are a fantastic and simple way to transform formal into elegant. They’re a subtle yet striking addition; try to get the right type of earrings for your face shape and eye colour. Silver jewelry goes particularly well with blue and green eyes, whilst gold earrings will accentuate brown, hazel and darker tones (which explains why I have predominantly gold-toned earrings - and jewelry in general).
Longer, more ‘dangly’ earrings are great with shoulder-less or thin strap dresses. Shorter earrings or studs are more practical and be used to revitalise a tired work outfit.

Bracelets
There is such a wide variety of wrist wear in the fashion world at the moment, that it’s often hard to select a piece. There are a few general rules to follow when it comes to bracelets. As a guideline;

• Gold – Nightwear, Elegance, Cocktail
• Silver – Daywear, Professional, Understated
• Fabric – Casual, Practical, Relaxed
But the fantastic thing about rules is that they exist to be broken. In fashion, if you understand the rules then you can exploit them and combine segments to produce surprisingly unique results.

Necklaces
A necklace is a great way to break up an outfit, and provide a barrier between the body and face of the wearer. Low cut dresses can be made more subtle with a throat necklace, worn at the top of the neck to draw attention away from the cut of your outfit. A long necklace can be used to accentuate the flows of a formal or a maxi dress, and bringing gems and stones into the mix can turn a monotone get-up into stunning elegance.
Don’t forget that necklaces can also be worn casually. Fabric necklaces with pendants or slim chains are great accessories for every day life.
 
So now I want to know - what's your favorite piece of jewelry? :)
 

46 comments

Kat said...

def a big ring gal! love to fill all my fingers with rings ;)

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melissa said...

Def a big problem the key is to be authentic and strong to be sure to oneself. No matter trend or colour is "in" just do what you think it represents you.

Mica said...

I have to say bracelets are my fave! I love that red studded one in your photos :)

I find it easier to wear lots of different bracelets, I tend to stick to a few favourite necklaces and don't layer them so they aren't used as much.

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Danny said...

I think I prefer necklaces, but my love for bracelets is growing! this was a great post :)

Stephanie Huang said...

Why are you so so sweet! This is so helpful of you!

I love necklaces the most simply because they are the most comfortable <3 But I think rings look really nice!

Anouka said...

I think that you always have a nice way of 'accessorising' your outfits. Thanks for these tips.

LUXESSED

Mia said...

Lovely details! :D




With love, Mia

Wynne Prasetyo said...

i love jewelries! too bad i don't wear earrings





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Sam said...

Great statement pieces, I think a beautiful necklace is my go to accessory, it picks up a whole outfit.

Adeola Naomi said...

Great picks!
I love the necklaces!!!

Amanda said...

Very nice post!

Ali Hval said...

EArrings are my favorite, just 'cause if you buy them big enough, you don't have to worry about wearing a necklace (and vice versa). That, and earrings make me feel like a princess.

This is such a lovely post, Linda! You're such an awesome lil fashionista. <3

The Garage Starlets said...

Love the selection of items! Beautiful post!

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Maiken said...

great post, Linda!
my favourite? well, the thing is when I'm lazy I wear practically nothing but earrings are probably the ones I dig the most. and I have quite many of those. I also like brooches :)

Maiken,
Maikeni blogi - part of me

Sharena C. said...

Oooh, love all the jewelry!

Ice Pandora said...

I love being a girl cuz
we can accessorize ourselfs
with loads of things c:

xx

blackberryfashion said...

beautiful jewelry :)

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Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

i love necklaces! especially statement pieces!
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Julye said...

My favorite piece is rings!!

Rowan Reiding said...

Love that first pic!

Love,

Rowan

www.redreidinghood.com

Sara said...

Great advice! I've definitely been trying to wear jewelry more often.

SaraM
http://clochedeletoile.blogspot.com

Nuas e Cruas said...

I Loce all itens, but the bracelet are my loves!

xx

April Cheung said...

my fav piece of jewelry is my lock and key necklace

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The not so girly blog said...

those are some amazing pieces. I love wearing necklaces, they instantly change the look of the outfit :)

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Izzy said...

great insightful post :) I agree, dangly earrings are great with outfits that have the shoulders more exposed. love statement necklaces too!

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jamie said...

to be honest.. i havent been wearing much jewelry like i used to. im not sure if im too busy to remember or if i've become keen on no jewels? either way, youve inspired me to wear more! hope you are well, sweetie!

xx james

Sandra Leiva said...

Yay for jewelry!
Great details dear <3

livlovelaugh said...

i wish i was more ok with jewelry... haha
liked this entry dear~

-liv
http://chocolivlovelaugh.blogspot.kr

Naina said...

I'm not the biggest fan of jewelry and I don't wear a lot, but when I do they are statement pieces that I feel make or break the outfit. Which is important, because it's all in the details!

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Admirably Pretty said...

Damn, I should wear more jewellery for sure, I hardly ever wear it!

XO, Imke

Admirably Pretty said...

Damn, I should wear more jewellery for sure, I hardly ever wear it!

XO, Imke

G-Levitt said...

I love wearing all of them !
especially necklace, they gve a good shot to simple outfitst
thank for sharing my dear <3

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Anthea Sanna said...

Great blog!
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Let me soon on my blog!
Anthea
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by Veronica Varetta said...

i love the pearls necklaces in the first pic!

xx
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LiaM said...

Great details sweetie!!!

xxx

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Leticia said...

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Megan, TfDiaries.com said...

im a necklace kind of gal, i rarely wear earrings
Xo Megan

Victoria said...

I'm definitely a necklace kind of gal. They are such a great addition to a outfit! :)

- Victoria
www.VICKITAS.com

Chris Ed said...

Really lovely post! I like all kind of jewelry! I´m in love with bracelets lately!
kisses chris

Jess Glam Diary said...

Jewelry definitely completes an outfit, I love bold statement necklaces!

xo
- Jess
www.jessglamdiary.blogspot.com

The Chic Sheet said...

I love a good statement necklace :)


XX,
Miranda

Lyosha said...

stunning collection! lovely post!

Lyosha
Inside and Outside Blog

Alessandra Mazzini said...

I love your statement necklace!!! <3

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Jessica said...

yes accessories make such a difference!

jessica
http://www.jumpintopuddles.com

Sam said...

Thanks for stopping by...Have a great start to the week!

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