Jewelry

What jewelry would highlight a velvet outfit?

A velvet outfit would look awesome with many types of jewelry. Gold, silver, pearls, sparkly (diamonds or rhinestones) or arty jewelry all can work with velvet. The trick to selecting the right jewelry to wear with a velvet outfit is knowing the style of what you are wearing and where you are wearing it. Today…

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How should you clean pearls?

Clean your pearls by wiping them off with a slightly damp cloth. If you think they look dingy put in a dish of water (1/2 cup water) with one teaspoon of baking soda. Rinse thoroughly in clear water and lay them flat to dry before you put them away. Moisture will strengthen the silk threading.…

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What jewelry basics should I pack when I travel?

Jewelry basics are  pieces that will go with everything. Pearls go with anything and will work for daytime and  / or evening and are always very chic. A chunky necklace in your favorite metal (gold and /or silver) and a necklace with multi colored beads that will go with many items are versatile. You can…

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Can I wear party earrings during the day?

Party earrings are very popular today among savvy fashionistas. There are few hard and fast rules when it comes to fashion today. Women are creating New looks by breaking all the past fashion rules. Party earrings such as styles with a little glitz, such as diamonds and rhinestones or pearls with sparkly, can add some…

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Are pearl necklaces still in style?

Pearl necklaces are classic and never go out of style. Pearls have been around since Roman times and fashion icons like Coco Chanel have always worn pearls. Recently young women felt that pearl necklaces were old fashion or passé but the pendulum is swinging in another direction and many young women such as the Duchess of Cambridge,…

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What type of earrings do you wear with a chunky necklace?

A chunky necklace is usually large, chunky and / or an elaborate statement piece. It calls attention to your face area and draws attention upward away from your body and makes a statement.  No earrings or small, simple style earrings are appropriate and in good taste when wearing a statement necklace in Western cultures. Button…

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What jewelry can I wear with a black dress & black shoes?

What jewelry can I wear with a black dress & black shoes? The dress is simple & short. How should I do my hair? (It’s medium length & I’m thinking of dying it blonde.) A piece of statement jewelry would look great with a simple black dress. Your black dress sounds very elegant and chic.…

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What is smart jewelry?

Smart jewelry is wearable high-tech jewelry. There are smart necklaces, bracelets, rings, key chains and hair clips that may alert you to important calls, texts or events on your calendar and do fitness tracking (steps, distance, calories burned and sleep patterns). Some smart jewelry is meant to serve as protection when in danger, you can…

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What kind of jewelry would you wear with this cotton jacquard sheath dress? It is black & white & I am going to wear it with a hot pink cardigan sweater & black patent peep toe heels. I like a classic look. 

Your jacquard sheath dress is fabulous! The dress is a statement dress the way the print is graduated from a small floral design on top to a larger floral print on the bottom half of the dress. A statement necklace will definitely be too much. You don’t want anything hanging down either because it will…

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What kind of jewelry would you recommend I wear with a gunmetal color dress? It’s for my daughter’s wedding. I will probably wear either silver or gray heels.

Gunmetal color dresses are sooooooo elegant. When choosing your jewelry keep in mind what looks best with your skintone, hair color and dress color.  Silver jewelry, sparkly (quality rhinestone or diamond) jewelry or a combination of pearl and sparkly jewelry would look very chic with your gunmetal color dress and silver / gray heels. Gray…

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