There is nothing that brings a smile to our face like a pretty ring, a jangly necklace, or some sparkly earrings. Big or small, real or fake, understated or over-the-top, jewelry lifts the spirits. It also lifts a look. Colorful beads or chandelier earrings could be just the thing to make an ordinary outfit outstanding. Read on for tips on how to best use jewelry to your fashion advantage.
By Harper’s Bazaar Staff
Jan 21, 2010 in Trends & Shopping Guides
Smaller styles look interesting when worn in groups. Choose pieces from similar genres – all deco, for example.
Expand beyond diamonds. Pins are chic in unique styles, like rosettes and ribbons.
Put them on in unusual places. A brooch doesn’t have to be stuck on your lapel. Try one on the hip of your dress, to fasten your scarf, or as a closure for your cardigan.
Up the Glam Factor with Rings
You don’t have to have a major rock to indulge in an eye-catching ring. From classic gold bands to exotic stones, there are styles to suit all tastes and budgets. Use rings to make an even bigger statement every time you talk with your hands.