Layered necklaces: it’s one of 2021’s biggest trends, and we couldn't be happier about it (tbh we love any trend that validates our expansive jewelry collection). We’re all about showcasing multiple pieces at once while creating a cohesive look, but what’s the best way to do it without crossing the line from trendy to too much? Read on for top tips from our jewelry experts on how to layer your necklaces.
1: Great Lengths
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When it comes to layering necklaces, one of the most important factors is length. Pair three or more pieces that sit at the same place on your chest and they’ll all be competing for attention. You want to make sure each necklace can be distinguished from the others and has its moment to shine, and the best way to do this is with varying lengths. Pro tip: extenders are your best friend when it comes to necklace layering. Choose pieces with longer extenders that give you plenty of room to play around with placement.
2: Chain Reaction
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We love a chunky chain and we love a dainty chain, but we like them best when they’re paired together. Layering too many thin chains can border on boring, while only wearing your chunkiest styles can easily teeter on trying too hard. Layering necklaces that have different chain widths adds so much visual interest to your necklace stack, and it’s a surefire way to keep your look balanced and effortless.
3: The Right Formula
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Our best tip on keeping your necklace stack interesting? Don’t stick to one style. Layering all pendants or all simple chains will make the individual pieces blend together. The best way to make sure each necklace pops is by mixing in different styles to create that just right juxtaposition. Here’s one of our peer reviewed formulas: a pendant + a chunkier chain + a piece with dangling charms + a bar necklace = an A+ jewelry stack.