Are you attempting to determine one of the best ways to combine and match your jewelry for various events and conditions, in order that it fits your individual sense of favor and makes you are feeling effectively 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’ve got learn this text, check out our instance blended and matched jewelry combos for some inspiration.
Let’s dive in …
Select a place to begin
Begin by deciding on a key piece of jewelry that you just need to put on for a selected event or with a selected outfit. Use this as your start line for accessorising.
You’ve two choices right here: a extra delicate piece that can mix in with the opposite items you may combine and match it with, or a extra hanging assertion jewelry piece that you just need to stand out as the point of interest once you’re completed.
Check out our mehndi and rose garnet necklace for an amazing focal piece. Alternatively our gold stacking ring with a small opal may very well be a way more delicate start line.
Select your website/s
Should you’re planning to layer jewelry, it is normally finest to choose one website 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 number of our necklaces that we expect are nice for layering.
In case your start line is a necklace, then have a look at layering totally different necklaces with it. Should you’re layering necklaces then select totally different lengths with the intention of drawing the attention as much as your face. Totally different shapes, colors and textures will typically work effectively for layered necklaces.
Should you’re beginning with a hoop, you then’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 might put on a jumble of comparable items, comparable to a set of bangles with totally 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 type.
Layered necklaces are usually worn at totally different lengths, from choker to opera or longer. Typically 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 effectively 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 approach.
For rings you may put on an array of stacking rings to layer them. Think about selecting one color of steel however various the kinds and textures. Alternatively decide totally different steel colors however with an analogous model. Or go all out and blend and match an array of various steel colors, gem stones, textures and sizes (together with including a number of cocktail rings). Sporting an odd variety of rings on one hand and a good quantity on the opposite is a enjoyable factor to do.
Sporting a collection of various jewelry
Should you’re not planning on layering jewelry, then you may fortunately put on a mixture of necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings collectively that go with one another, conflict effectively with one another … or no matter works along with your outfit.
You actually needn’t put on a bit of jewelry on each appropriate physique half with the intention to really feel effectively dressed: typically much less is extra. But additionally: typically extra is nice! All of it depends upon your sense of favor and what kind 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 number of complimentary items, with none particularly drawing essentially the most consideration, however all of them working to make you look effectively put collectively. These items is perhaps designed as a matched set or they may 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 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 you need to embrace carrying matching jewelry items when it really works for you. Particularly carrying an identical set of jewelry can work fantastically for extra dressy events, however it will possibly additionally work effectively once you’re dressing extra casually too.
We’ve plenty of matching jewelry designs. Most frequently necklaces that match with earrings, but additionally bracelets and rings. Particularly take a look at our bouquet vary and amulets vary which have plenty 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
Sporting items that completely conflict may effectively 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 swimsuit the event you are dressing for, then select items that share an analogous aesthetic however aren’t an identical. Our bouquet and amulets ranges are additionally good for this as you may select totally different designs which have a really related dimension and aesthetic that can work collectively fantastically.
As an 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 vibrant yellow citrine and gold setting will present a delicate focus, however it can mix in fantastically with the plain silver designs.
Be at liberty to combine metals
It was once frowned upon, however we’re massive followers of blending silver, gold and rose gold steel colors.
Even in case you’re going for a extra delicate blended and matched look, you may nonetheless comfortably put on totally different metals. As an example, that opal and stable gold ring talked about earlier will pair up fantastically with sterling silver rings or bracelets.
Nonetheless, you probably have a collection of jewelry multi functional steel color that appears nice collectively, then go along with it. Sporting solely silver jewelry, gold jewelry or rose gold jewelry can work very well with an outfit.
Be taught extra about mixing metals and selecting gold vs silver on your jewelry.
Placing all of it collectively
As soon as you’ve got chosen a bit of jewelry as your start line, have determined in case you’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 mix of items so you may refine what’s 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 offer them a clear!) and to consider any gaps in your jewelry assortment you’d prefer to fill.
Should you’re simply doing this as an train or in case you give you combos you’re keen on however which are not suited to the event that you just’re dressing for, then make sure you make a remark of the combos that work so you may bear in mind them once more later. It is a nice approach so as to add some variety, curiosity and flexibility to your wardrobe in an ongoing approach.
When you’re completed and also you’re able to exit, then contemplate 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, have fun your creativity and sense of favor, screw Coco Chanel – and simply go along with it!
PS. Do not forget to take a look at our instance blended and matched jewelry combos we have put collectively to encourage you. Additionally see our different outfit concepts.