Layering necklaces is the sartorial equivalent of the cherry on top. No matter what you’re wearing, chances are the outfit would look even better with a couple necklaces. The fashion world seems to agree, because these days everyone is stacking chains. How do we wear them? Honestly, with everything. You can’t go wrong with jeans and a t-shirt, when layering necklaces can add a little oomph to your everyday outfit. If you’re dressing up, then try a midi-skirt, sweater, and layer away to your heart’s content.
The key to a balanced look is making sure you’re hitting different levels on your chest. Forget about dated rules like “don’t mix metals”. If you like to wear silver and gold and bronze all at the same time, then go for it! Layering necklaces should be a reflection of your personal style, so whatever you’re into is the right combination. Having said that, we like to wear around three at a time so we things don’t get too tangled and out of hand.
On to the chains! Julie Vos is one of our absolute favorites and you guys seem to agree because her Honeybee necklace is one of our best sellers. While it’s not exactly cheap, it’s certainly a lot of look for the price. 80s style link necklaces are coming back, and this Hera necklace is the perfect way to ease yourself back in. Etsy is a treasure trove of interesting pieces, like this chunky gold toggle necklace at a very wallet-friendly price.
Who said you had to stick to gold? Pearls are every bit as chic, and little less ubiquitous. We love this Bauble Bar pearl strand as a way to switch things up a bit. The same thing goes for this Aurelia pendant necklace made up of pretty turquoise beads .
If you’re looking for a statement piece, look no further than this show-stopping Chanel layered necklace. Adorned with the signature double C’s and varied chains, this achieves the layered look in one seriously stylish piece.
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