Are you making an attempt to determine one of the simplest ways to combine and match your jewelry for various events and conditions, in order that it fits your personal sense of fashion and makes you’re feeling properly put collectively?
We’re right here to assist with our high ideas to get you began with creatively mixing and matching your jewelry like a professional.
As soon as you have 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 deciding on 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 start line for accessorising.
You will have two choices right here: a extra delicate piece that may 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 point of interest if you’re carried out.
Check out our mehndi and rose garnet necklace for a terrific focal piece. Alternatively our gold stacking ring with a small opal could possibly be a way more delicate start line.
Select your web site/s
If you happen to’re planning to layer jewelry, it is often finest to select one web site on the physique to give attention to. Bracelets, necklaces and rings are good 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 predict are nice for layering.
In case your start line is a necklace, then take a look at layering totally different necklaces with it. If you happen to’re layering necklaces then select totally different lengths with the intention of drawing the attention as much as your face. Completely different shapes, colors and textures will usually work properly for layered necklaces.
If you happen to’re beginning with a hoop, then you definitely’ll be layering in your fingers or maybe your wrist on the identical hand.
That does not imply you may’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 may put on a jumble of comparable items, resembling a set of bangles with totally different patterns or colors that may 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 totally different lengths, from choker to opera or longer. Usually select an odd variety of necklaces (3 or 5 can be nice) with totally different or adjustable lengths, however typically simply 2 necklaces will work properly too. Put on necklaces which have some distinction between them by way of shapes, colors or texture. Alternatively select a standout focal piece and the others can 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 may put on an array of stacking rings to layer them. Contemplate selecting one color of metallic however various the types and textures. Alternatively choose totally 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 a good 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 set of various jewelry
If you happen to’re not planning on layering jewelry, then you may fortunately put on a mixture of necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings collectively that flatter one another, conflict properly with one another … or no matter works along with your outfit.
You actually need not put on a bit of jewelry on each adornable physique half as a way to really feel properly dressed: typically much less is extra. But in addition: typically extra is nice! All of it depends upon your sense of fashion and what sort of event you are dressing for.
You should still have a key focus which you’ll accessorise round with extra delicate items.
Alternatively you may put on a choice of complimentary items, with none specifically drawing probably the most consideration, however all of them working to make you look properly put collectively. These items is perhaps designed as a matched set or they could all be totally different however have delicate similarities.
Do you have to put on matching jewelry?
Do not be afraid of being matchy-matchy
If you wish to put on a set of complimentary items, then do not be frightened about sporting matching jewelry units with the identical or very related design used for earrings, necklaces, rings, and so on..
For a short time sporting matching items was seen as being retro in some quarters, however fortunately these days are carried out. I feel you must embrace sporting matching jewelry items when it really works for you. Particularly sporting an identical set of jewelry can work superbly for extra dressy events, however it may additionally work properly if you’re dressing extra casually too.
We now have loads of matching jewelry designs. Most frequently necklaces that match with earrings, but in addition bracelets and rings. Particularly try our bouquet vary and amulets vary which have numerous 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 would possibly properly give you the results you want and your outfit. It is value experimenting with in entrance of a mirror. Decide contrasting colors, metals, shapes and design aesthetics to see what works along with your outfit .
If clashing is not for you or will not go well with 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 good for this as you may select totally different designs which have a really related measurement and aesthetic that may work collectively superbly.
For example, you would possibly 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 vivid yellow citrine and gold setting will present a delicate focus, however it’ll mix in superbly with the plain silver designs.
Be happy to combine metals
It was frowned upon, however we’re large followers of blending silver, gold and rose gold metallic colors.
Even for those who’re going for a extra delicate combined and matched look, you may nonetheless comfortably put on totally different metals. For example, that opal and stable gold ring talked about earlier will pair up superbly with sterling silver rings or bracelets.
Nonetheless, you probably have a set of jewelry multi functional metallic color that appears nice collectively, then go along 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 on your jewelry.
Placing all of it collectively
As soon as you have chosen a bit of jewelry as your start line, have determined for those who’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 prefer 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 mixture of items so you may refine what is going to give you the results you want. It is a nice alternative to dig deep into your jewelry assortment and check out items you have not worn in ages (do not forget to present them a clear!) and to consider any gaps in your jewelry assortment you’d prefer to fill.
If you happen to’re simply doing this as an train or for those who give you mixtures you like however which are not suited to the event that you simply’re dressing for, then remember to make a remark of the mixtures that work so you may bear 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 carried out and also you’re able to exit, then think about taking a leaf out of Coco Chanel’s e-book: “Earlier than you allow 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 along 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.