Those expertly layered necklace looks can stump even the most skilled fashion maven. But a neck full of layered necklaces is the cornerstone of an effortless look (we just love it when an outfit looks like it took seconds to assemble!). We’ve compiled some key tips that will teach you how to layer necklaces.
Here are six rules to layering your necklaces:
1. Wear at least three necklaces at a time
Choose necklaces in three length varieties—short, medium and long—to get the most out of this look.
2. Mix up the length of your necklaces
Be sure you’ve got a healthy mix of clearly defined lengths, starting from the shortest of 14” to the longest at 33”.
3. Add length with a lariat necklace
With a deeply elongated look, this style plunges down the neckline creating length on the upper body. Let it hang out, or tuck it into the neckline of your top and let the top of your necklace peek out.
4. Play with enamel
Bring color into your outfit with a set of enameled necklaces—jewels with a powder-coated splash of paint. You can use this chance to add some color to a monochrome ensemble.
5. Style a bold necklace for a pop of color
Why not add a bold necklace to your layered look? This acts as the focal point of the outfit that you just threw on to punctuate your look, while the smaller, daintier necklaces look as though you always have those on.
6. Keep your metals unified
Choose metals in similar shades to create cohesion with your layers.
How to Layer Bracelets
A well-stacked wrist includes one main centerpiece and builds from there. Choose a large, enamel bangle in a bold color to set the stage for a couple thoughtfully selected, more delicate bangles.
— Jennifer M.
Do you want to see some layer-worthy pieces in your next Fix? Be sure to tell your Stylist!