Good morning, and happy December! Is it really the last month of the year? I simply can’t believe it. With 2011 coming to an end, it’s no surprise that I’ve been doing a lot of reflection. Although much of it relates to how I’ve grown emotionally and spiritually, a teensy bit of it has to do with the superficial reality that my personal style has changed (scratch that—the fact that I’ve developed any sense of personal style at all!).
In addition to developing love for thick-framed glasses, button-down shirts, wardrobe simplicity, and big buns, there’s one thing that has made the biggest impact on my style: the statement necklace. The beauty of wearing a bold piece of jewelry is that the rest of the outfit can stand to be simple. It’s a minimalist’s dream, and the easiest way to update a whole closet full of clothes without breaking the bank.
Here are some of my favorite styles, courtesy of Pinterest…
Kate Spade Cascade Bib Necklace
Fossil Gold Glitz Statement Necklace
Bauble Bar Champagne Crystal Bib
Kate Spade Pearl Street Statement Necklace
Obviously metallics, neutrals and pearls are my thing. But what you like might be totally different. The key is finding bold pieces that make simple outfits like jeans and a t-shirt look instantly put-together and fabulous. After all, why spend time fussing over our clothes when we could be out there changing the world?
Have you incorporated statement necklaces into your accessories yet? What do your favorites look like?
P.S. The winner of the November Top Commenter contest is RACHEL JOHNSON!! Great job, girl. I’ll be sending you your $25 Starbucks card this week. Thank you everyone for participating. I hope the discussions can continue—I love hearing your thoughts!