We swear by a quote that television personality and fashion guru Lauren Conrad once made – Simple is the new black. Just like Lauren, we love to stay simple when it comes to fashion and often add just enough of a ‘surprise element accessory’. After all, fashion is comfort and beauty is in details. It is extremely important to pay careful attention to the details when dressing up for any event whatsoever. And the most important aspect of putting together a beautiful outfit is, (you guessed it) the accessories. Talking about accessories, a statement necklace is a favourite with us as it can add glamour to any simple outfit taking it from boring to interesting. So let’s take a look at how to style blingy statement necklaces and spruce up that everyday look.
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Coral statement necklace:
We absolutely love this combination of a multi-coloured coral neckpiece with a checked shirt. Huge thumbs up! Wear yours paired with a simple top and denim jeans for a casual day out, or pair it with a colour-blocked maxi dress to go mall-hopping; you can never go wrong with this one!
Long-chain gold statement necklace:
Who would’ve though a simple tee could be jazzed up like so! This amazing combination of a long-chain gold necklace with the simplest of the simple tees is highly smart and fashionably correct. You can also wear this necklace with an Indian outfit like a khadi kurti and salwar or wear it to work with a white top and a beige coloured semi formal blazer.
Neon statement necklace:
Can’t get over neons yet? Not to worry, pair your neon statement necklace with a printed t-back and hot shorts and you’re good to go for the Saturday-night party. Alternatively, you could also style your favourite solid coloured short dress with a neon necklace and jazz it up.
Spiked statement necklace:
Spikes are still in and I’m guessing they’re here to stay. Perfect for a dinner date, this necklace can be worn with a beautiful, solid-coloured flowy dress or tube top. Tip: Make sure to expose your collar bone if wearing this one.
Crystal statement necklace:
If you’re feeling apprehensive about wearing flashy necklaces, try crystal ones. This one looks amazing paired with a little black dress (LBD).
Oxidized statement necklace:
If boho chic is your style then an oxidized chunky statement necklace is your best bet. Wear yours with a layered dress, a denim shirt and quote-printed tee. Don’t forget the gladiators!
Tribal statement necklace:
Tribal necklaces are my personal favourite. This silver coin necklace can be styled with so many different outfits, e.g. plain top with a plunging neckline or a bandhgala top. It isn’t essential to stick to the rules, we all have different styles and personalities so try and experiment and settle for what suits you. How about wearing a tribal statement neckpiece with a pair of denim hot pants and a rugged loose shirt knotted above the midriff? I also like the idea of styling a monochrome half sari with just this necklace and hair tied up in a chignon bun.
When it comes to accessorising, feel free to go as crazy as you can get, it will only add an element of glam to your outfit. Just remember one thing though: when using a statement accessory, less is more. You don’t want to wear a statement necklace with a pair of huge statement dangling earrings; that’s the biggest faux pas in fashion.