Are you attempting to determine the easiest way to combine and match your jewelry for various events and conditions, in order that it fits your individual sense of fashion and makes you’re feeling nicely put collectively?
We’re right here to assist with our high suggestions to get you began with creatively mixing and matching your jewelry like a professional.
As soon as you’ve got learn this text, check out our instance combined and matched jewelry mixtures for some inspiration.
Let’s dive in …
Select a place to begin
Begin by choosing a key piece of jewelry that you simply wish to put on for a specific event or with a selected outfit. Use this as your place to begin for accessorising.
You’ve two choices right here: a extra delicate piece that can mix in with the opposite items you will combine and match it with, or a extra putting assertion jewelry piece that you simply wish to stand out as the focus whenever you’re completed.
Check out our mehndi and rose garnet necklace for an ideal focal piece. Alternatively our gold stacking ring with a small opal may very well be a way more delicate place to begin.
Select your web site/s
For those who’re planning to layer jewelry, it is normally finest to select one web site on the physique to concentrate on. Bracelets, necklaces and rings are excellent for layering in your focal location, be it your neck, wrists or fingers. Take a look at our layering necklaces: a choice of our necklaces that we expect are nice for layering.
In case your place to begin is a necklace, then have a look at layering completely different necklaces with it. For those who’re layering necklaces then select completely different lengths with the intention of drawing the attention as much as your face. Completely different shapes, colors and textures will typically work nicely for layered necklaces.
For those who’re beginning with a hoop, then you definately’ll be layering in your fingers or maybe your wrist on the identical hand.
That does not imply you’ll be able to’t additionally put on small items of jewelry elsewhere, however intention for these items on different physique websites to be extra delicate so they do not draw consideration away out of your focus.
For bracelets you could possibly put on a jumble of comparable items, corresponding to a set of bangles with completely different patterns or colors that can jangle as you progress. Alternatively select one standout piece and put on it with a set of extra delicate designs in bracelet or bangle kind.
Layered necklaces are typically worn at completely different lengths, from choker to opera or longer. Typically select an odd variety of necklaces (3 or 5 shall be nice) with completely different or adjustable lengths, however generally simply 2 necklaces will work nicely too. Put on necklaces which have some distinction between them when it comes to shapes, colors or texture. Alternatively select a standout focal piece and the others shall be extra delicate. Take a look at our necklace extenders in silver and gold to assist benefit from your necklaces on this method.
For rings you’ll be able to put on an array of stacking rings to layer them. Think about selecting one color of metallic however various the types and textures. Alternatively decide completely different metallic colors however with an analogous fashion. Or go all out and blend and match an array of various metallic colors, gems, textures and sizes (together with including a number of cocktail rings). Carrying an odd variety of rings on one hand and an excellent quantity on the opposite is a enjoyable factor to do.
Not eager to put on layered jewelry? Then scroll all the way down to learn on …
Carrying a collection of various jewelry
For those who’re not planning on layering jewelry, then you’ll be able to fortunately put on a mixture of necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings collectively that flatter one another, conflict nicely with one another … or no matter works along with your outfit.
You actually needn’t put on a bit of jewelry on each adornable physique half in an effort to really feel nicely dressed: generally much less is extra. But additionally: generally extra is nice! All of it relies on your sense of fashion and what sort of event you are dressing for.
You should still have a key focus which you’ll be able to accessorise round with extra delicate items.
Alternatively you’ll be able to put on a choice of complimentary items, with none particularly drawing essentially the most consideration, however all of them working to make you look nicely put collectively. These items is likely to be designed as a matched set or they could all be completely different however have delicate similarities.
Must you put on matching jewelry?
Do not be afraid of being matchy-matchy
If you wish to put on a collection of complimentary items, then do not be frightened about carrying matching jewelry units with the identical or very related design used for earrings, necklaces, rings, and so on..
For a quick time carrying matching items was seen as being retro in some quarters, however fortunately these days are completed. I feel it’s best to embrace carrying matching jewelry items when it really works for you. Specifically carrying an identical set of jewelry can work superbly for extra dressy events, however it might additionally work nicely whenever you’re dressing extra casually too.
We’ve got plenty of matching jewelry designs. Most frequently necklaces that match with earrings, but in addition bracelets and rings. Specifically try our bouquet vary and amulets vary which have a number of matched units.
If you wish to be extra delicate when matching jewelry items, then put on the identical gemstone in easy earrings, necklace and ring designs: check out our birthstone vary for inspiration, together with all of our gemstone jewelry.
Additionally do not be afraid of not matching
Carrying items that completely conflict may nicely be just right for you and your outfit. It is value experimenting with in entrance of a mirror. Choose contrasting colors, metals, shapes and design aesthetics to see what works along with your outfit .
If clashing is not for you or will not swimsuit the event you are dressing for, then select items that share an analogous aesthetic however aren’t equivalent. Our bouquet and amulets ranges are additionally excellent for this as you’ll be able to select completely different designs which have a really related dimension and aesthetic that can work collectively superbly.
For example, you may select the sunburst amulet necklace and pair it with the plain silver eye amulet stud earrings and amulets bracelet. On this case the sunburst amulet with its brilliant yellow citrine and gold setting will present a delicate focus, however it is going to mix in superbly with the plain silver designs.
Be happy to combine metals
It was once frowned upon, however we’re large followers of blending silver, gold and rose gold metallic colors.
Even if you happen to’re going for a extra delicate combined and matched look, you’ll be able to nonetheless comfortably put on completely different metals. For example, that opal and stable gold ring talked about earlier will pair up superbly with sterling silver rings or bracelets.
Nonetheless, in case you have a collection of jewelry multi functional metallic color that appears nice collectively, then go together with it. Carrying totally silver jewelry, gold jewelry or rose gold jewelry can work very well with an outfit.
Study extra about mixing metals and selecting gold vs silver to your jewelry.
Placing all of it collectively
As soon as you’ve got chosen a bit of jewelry as your place to begin, have determined if you happen to’ll be specializing in layering one a part of the physique or not and have thought of how matchy-matchy or in any other case you’d wish to be, then it is time to begin experimenting to place your look collectively.
Put your self in entrance of a mirror and trial a mix of items so you’ll be able to refine what is going to be just right for you. It is a nice alternative to dig deep into your jewelry assortment and check out items you have not worn in ages (remember to present them a clear!) and to consider any gaps in your jewelry assortment you’d wish to fill.
For those who’re simply doing this as an train or if you happen to provide you with mixtures you’re keen on however which are not suited to the event that you simply’re dressing for, then remember to make an observation of the mixtures that work so you’ll be able to keep in mind them once more later. It is a nice method so as to add some range, curiosity and flexibility to your wardrobe in an ongoing method.
When you’re completed and also you’re able to exit, then think about taking a leaf out of Coco Chanel’s ebook: “Earlier than you permit the home, look within the mirror and take one factor off”. Alternatively: look within the mirror, rejoice your creativity and sense of fashion, screw Coco Chanel – and simply go together with it!
PS. Do not forget to take a look at our instance combined and matched jewelry mixtures we have put collectively to encourage you. Additionally see our different outfit concepts.