The statement necklace is a fantastic and bold way to take an outfit to new heights by adding only one accessory.  You can dress up even the simplest of ensembles when you add a special piece of jewelry that is eye catching and makes a bold impression. The best part about this larger the life necklace style is that it’s a great way to spice up your already existing wardrobe.  The statement necklace is this years must have accessory, it’s totally chic and a surefire way the get some attention.

J.Lo, Blake Lively, Sandra Bullock, Halle Berry and Sarah Jessica Parker are just a few of the big name celebrities the have been rocking the statement necklace trend this year. The bold necklaces have been seen on the runway, red carpet and in casual street wear.  Multi layered beaded looks, favored by Bullock and Parker, are perfect for a red carpet ready look. While larger chunkier pieces, favored by Kristen Bell and Heidi Klum, add a kiss of class to a casual outfit. Any way you decide to wear them, statement necklaces are sure to give your ensemble a fresh and interesting look.

Try The Trend Tips

A statement necklace is a great tend to try and it meshes well with almost any look. Here are a few tips to make sure you are sending the right message with your look.

When wearing your statement necklace try wearing your hair in a ponytail or bun. This will let the necklace take center stage and avoid making the style look to busy.

Try playing with the color of your statement necklace.  Bright bold colors can do double duty fashion wise.  Not only will a brightly colored necklace make your outfit stand out, but can also highlight your own natural features like your eyes and skin tone.

Don’t do a jewelry overload; a statement necklace is enough for one outfit. Pair your bold piece with simple stud earrings; make sure your other accessories do not compete with your necklace.