Fashion has always been a means of expression — of character, personality, and of course, personal taste. It does not hurt that it can make you look better and further highlight the beautiful features that make you stand out.
One crucial aspect of this is the jewelry you wear. While clothes, dresses, and shoes are definitely important, jewelry takes care of the areas that clothes cannot (such as the ears and hands) and even gives you the extra sparkle to help you stand out and shine.
Given the impact jewelry has on your look, there are now various high-end services specifically focused on jewelry, such as diamond retouching as well as customization and engraving.
Here are some tips on how to make jewelry work for you no matter the special occasion:
Big Events: Diamonds
Diamonds are — to quote the song — a girl’s best friend, and that is what is called for in the big events. Dare to shine and stand out at formal occasions, such as weddings and galas, with your sparkling diamond accessories.
You could put together a full ensemble including earrings, a necklace, a bracelet, and even hair accessories. This will surely make you the star of the night. Although people often believe diamonds must be large and ostentatious for them to be noticed — that need not always be the case.
In fact, smaller stones can be more noticeable; the secret is in their polish and ability to sparkle. This is why diamond retouching services are becoming more popular.
Rather than spend on large stones that do not necessarily shine brightly, people would rather have a diamond polished and retouched to bring out a glow they never thought they’d see. If you need to constantly dress for the big occasion, this is a great option for you.
Small Affairs: Keep It Simple
Diamonds are known for the twinkle they give off in the light, so for occasions away from the flashing stage lights, you could choose to go with different kinds of gems. Accessories like a simple ruby necklace or emerald bracelet are perfect for smaller — but special — events like birthdays or intimate nights out at a fancy restaurant.
In contrast to a full ensemble of jewelry that you would usually wear to a big event, for these smaller affairs you could do with just one accessory that stands out. If you prefer to still have multiple accessories, they need not be too large or eye-catching, so that you will not look overdressed for the night.
Everyday Use: Just the Basics
A woman in the workplace should always look professional, and some simple jewelry can help with that. For such occasions such as business and client meetings, a few simple accessories will do the trick.
These need not necessarily have stones on them as they can simply be a gold-plated bracelet or necklace, or a simple ring. In fact, many cheaper options are available today, such as jewelry made from stainless steel rather than gold or silver.
These are just lustrous enough to maintain the formal look, while not being too ostentatious at the same time. The possibilities for accessorizing with jewelry are truly endless.
As new trends in fashion and style continue to crop up, what will not change is the need for jewelry and the basic principles behind how to use them. With these tips, you are sure to brighten up your look no matter the occasion.