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What Jewellery Suits My Dress? 4 Styles to Match Your LBD

“What jewellery suits my dress?” We give you the top stylist secrets to know what jewellery looks best with your dress shape and help you create a stylish party look. Follow these 4 simple rules to pick the perfect necklace, bracelet or earrings for your little black dress. This article includes:

  • Best stylist advice on what dress necklines combine best with different jewellery items
  • Learn how to combine a statement piece with other accessories
  • When to wear drop earrings or a necklace?
  • What accessories are go-to pieces for ALL looks
  • Pick the jewellery that really makes your dress
  • Know how to achieve overall dress-accessories balance

What Jewellery Suits My Dress?

1. High Neckline

A high-necked dress will look too ‘busy’ if you add a necklace and can make your neck look shorter. This also applies to asymmetrical off-one-shoulder dresses and halternecks. Instead, slip on a pair of long chandelier-style or drop earrings to highlight your face, and give length to your neck. For balance, just wear one slim, sparkling bracelet.

1. Transformable Athena Earrings | 2. Halo Drop Earrings | 3. Diamond Tennis Bracelet

2. Plunging Neckline

A drop necklace that highlights the decolletage is the perfect accessory for a dress neckline that dips into a deep ‘V’ or ‘U’. Choose the chain length to match the scoop of the cleavage. A 20 inch (50cm) chain will generally fall below the collarbone. To be sure, use measuring tape to work out the perfect length for you. Here you can get away with matching drop earrings or just simple studs or buttons, the choice is yours. If you wear a bracelet, though, make sure it’s not too big to distract from the main attraction: your upper half.

1. Sapphire Drop Necklace | 2. Sapphire Drop Earrings |
3. Diamond Halo Necklace | 4. Diamond Halo Earrings

3. Strapless Neckline

This dress shape offers the perfect opportunity to wear almost anything. However, because it’s SO simple and leave your shoulders bare, it’s the perfect time to wear just the essential diamond items that look as understated and luxurious as this dress shape does. For a simple and elegant approach, accessorise with classic diamond studs, a solitaire pendant and a tennis bracelet.

1. Diamond Studs | 2. Solitaire Necklace | 3. Tennis Bracelet

⭐ Pssst… Top tip! These 3 essential jewellery pieces are great go-to items for almost any look… You can get away with wearing them on any occasion, because they are so simple and classic. They also transform effortlessly from day to evening.

4. Bateau Neckline

A bateau neckline is designed to show off your collarbone. To accentuate this area even more, flaunt a bold, sparkling necklace on a very short chain. You can also go for short pearls or a collar necklace. Choose matching huggy, small hoop, small drop, or stud earrings to bring the look together. Keep the bracelet simple, or better yet, forgo the bracelet altogether and wear a statement ring.

1. Ruby Huggy Earrings | 2. Ruby Halo Necklace |
3. Transformable Athena Halo Earrings | 4. Galileo Diamond Cluster Pendant


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