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How to match your necklace to your neckline

Looking for your perfect pairing? Check out our guide on how to match your necklace to your neckline to make sure you have the perfectly put-together look!

Find yourself always reaching for your favorite pendant (ignoring everything else) thinking it goes with everything? It’s time to go through your jewellery box and crack out all those beautiful pieces you have collected over the years. Check out our handy guide so you can match your necklace to your neckline and start showcasing those those stunning necklaces in a way that truly brings out their beauty (and yours!).

Tops tips to match your necklace to your neckline

match your necklace to your neckline

The pendant and the plunge/ Image source: Pinterest

1. The plunging v-neck

Look for longer necklaces that fill the V, but make sure that the chain is not so long as to get caught in your cleavage! The pendant should end at least 5cm above the V.

If you have a wider v-nock try paring it with multiple length layered pendants or a chunkier more V shaped statement piece.

match your necklace to your neckline

The classic crew Image source: Pinterest

2. The crew neck

The crew neck is ideal for multiple styles to match your necklace to your neckline depending on the look you are going for.  For a bold statement try a chunky necklace that sits on or just below the neckline.

A long chain with a large pendant serves for either a fun casual look or an elegant statement. For a classic and fun try multi-strand statement pieces which break up your higher neckline.

Last but certainly not least your classic pearls will go perfectly on or just below your crew neck. Bring out your inner Audrey Hepburn!

match your necklace to your neckline

Tailored chic Image source: Pinterest

3. Shirt collar

When you are wearing a classic shirt collar to match you necklace to your neckline you have a variety of options.

For classic chic, try a slim horizontal or vertical pendant in gold or silver.

Looking for a cool and casual style? Choose a chunky chain or rope style that can be worn with open buttons or over the shirt for a closed buttoned look.

If an elegant stand out option is what you crave, pair a plain shirt in classic white with a mid-width (approximately 2cm) patterned necklace such as silver leaves with no pendant.

match your necklace to your neckline

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4. Off the shoulder

To match your necklace to your neckline when wearing an off the shoulder do not be afraid to show off your neck.  Choose a statement choker to go with a classic solid, or a simple classic choker to go with bolder prints.

Make sure the choker is in line with the style of your outfit choosing classic materials such as gold or lace for more formal options. For cute and casual there is such a wide variety of options that almost anything goes.

Take this opportunity to let your choker be the star of the show!

match your necklace to your neckline

The subtle square Image source: Pinterest

5. The Square

The classic square neckline is perfect to show off more angular pendants.  Whether petite or chunky; either goes.  Look for classics such as the Tiffany’s Starfish Pendant or try some great geometric shapes!

 

match your necklace to your neckline

Halter heights/ Image source: Pinterest

6. The Halter

As you already have detail from the halter neck itself, go for a long chain with a pendant for solid more casual styles, or skip the necklace entirely and try a variety bold bracelets instead.

Top tip: No matter what the outfit make sure that the pendant and material of your necklace compliment the fabric or embellishments on your top or dress.

Furthermore, if you have a pendant that you wear everyday for sentimental reasons consider altering it into a charm which can be worn on a chain or charm bracelet so you can always have it with you without compromising your look!

 

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