A simple guide on how to choose the best necklace to enhance your neckline.
Matching your favourite top with your favourite necklace can sometimes be daunting, but a few tricks and tips can help you better understand how the right necklace style can make your neck look longer and overall figure slimmer and flatter.
The main things you want to consider are length, volume and style. While some necklines are more forgiving and work well with many different neck pieces, there are few that look their best with only small pendants or fine chains.
To help you match your tops and necklaces we made a comprehensive guide of the 8 most common necklines with a few suggestions of pieces that would make them look stylish and chic.
1- Scoop and Crew Neck
Round necklines, such as scoop and crew, work best with necklace styles that add volume and complement the round design. For this type of garments choose a collar, bib or princess necklaces.
The Dahlia necklace is a great example of collar necklace with volume, its adjustable length makes it versatile for both low and of-low cuts designs.
2- Strapless and sweetheart neckline
Strapless tops and dresses give a lot of freedom on what necklaces to wear, given they leave your shoulders uncover making room for voluminous pieces. Depending on the style of your outfit you can choose a princess necklace, a small choker or a short beaded piece.
3- Boat neck
We love how the Bloom necklace turns a simple boat neck shirt into a canvas for a piece of art, making you look stylish and sleek.
4- Square and geometric neckline
Geometric necklines look very contemporary, but are often very hard to style.A simple rule to complete this look is to accompany it with geometric necklaces.
For a minimalistic approach the Vertigo Mini Chokers are a great choice, but if you need some bold colour the Vertigo 3 Element Necklace is your go-to.
Large busted girls' best friends, V-necklines are lovely if you are trying to highlight your decollete and make your upper body look longer and slimmer.Compliments this style with necklaces that resemble the triangular line of your tops, including v-shaped and princess necklaces, as well as pendant. The adjustable length of the
Rainforest Pendant will help you accessories v-necks.
6- Turtle neck
It's winter, you are cold and can't get out of your turtle necks.. but you need an accessory to make them feel more fashionable.
Go for long designs! Long chains, long pendant and long opera necklaces will help you achieve a trendy look while staying warm.
The multicoloured Optical Long Necklace, with its two colour variants is sure to brighten up even the coldest winter day.
7- Halter and cowl necks
With a touch of vintage look the haltered and cowl necklines are possibly the hardest to accessorise. Most people opt for a brooch or a pair of earrings instead of a neck piece, but small slim pendants are actually a fantastic choice to embellish these attires.
The cute and tiny Amulet Charms on a fine silver chain will make this look sophisticated and chic.
8- Button up shirts
Last but not least are collared tops and shirt-dresses. These very structural garments are a great chance to sport a designer brooch! But this doesn't mean that you can't accessorise them with a nice necklace.
Small Chokers and Pendant are also a great choice if you are after a more modest look, and are a friendly option for your office dress code.
Pick a statement piece, such as the Rainforest necklace, for a trendy and edgy style
Necklace's type and lengths
Necklaces' types and styles are often dictated by their length and volume.We created a small glossary to assist you navigate this article and help you choose the best piece for your attire.