DIY: Jewel Statement Necklace

Dear Fashionistas,DIY (Do It Yourself) has been a popular trend for a few years now. As time goes on, more and more ways of creating your own personal masterpiece keep appearing. Making your clothes, jewelry or even decorations is a fab productive hobby that will leave you feeling proud and of course fashionable....more

Why You Need A Statement Necklace (with suggestions)

I'll be the first to admit that years ago when the statement necklace came out, I was skeptical. It looked huge and ridiculous and almost gaudy. But as the trend has evolved, so have my thoughts on the matter. I'm 100% on board now. The best part about a great statement necklace is that it can be as basic or crazy as you want it to be. They have gorgeous gemstone necklaces, punk rock spikes, tribal inspired, all metal, the list goes on and on. And, as always, since this trend has been around for a while- they come in ALL price points! Hooray!...more

Berry Cords and Leopard Pumps.

Fall may be around the corner, but it sure doesn’t feel like it here in Kansas City. Just wrapped up a 5-day heat wave, thanks very much. However, I’m slowly starting to work in a more fall-esque color palette, starting with these berry-colored JCrew cords....more

Bold Statement (Necklaces).

I’ve been wearing this gorgeous Neon Alaqua bib necklace from the Courtney Kerr for BaubleBar collection on a regular basis for over a month now, and I haven’t yet grown tired of it. It’s just so fun, and works with almost everything.Case in point: I’ve linked up with a few of my blogging pals to showcase different ways of styling the Alaqua bib. How we roll:...more

Feeling Festival.

It’s festival season, but the full-stop hippie route isn’t necessarily for me. Instead, I work a  little boho with in whimsical pieces– desert booties + heart-printed pale peach denim make a good foundation. A basic white tee keeps it from being too busy, while a statement necklace adds some interest....more

How to Wear a Statement Necklace Three Ways

Not all of your jewelry is going to be $9.99 costume jewelry that wears out after a few uses. There are certain pieces of jewelry that can be a good investment....more

How To Wear a Statement Necklace

A substantial neckpiece, or "statement necklace", is a necklace that you wear only on its own. They have so much detailing, can be substantial in size, very decorative and ornate, can be worn at varyings length by adding an extra jump ring. Wear them over bare skin with an open shirt, or over a closed turtle neck, or button down shirt. Wear them with a beautiful evening gown or cocktail dress. ...more