3 On-Trend Tricks For Layering Necklaces

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Believe it or not, there’s a science behind layering necklaces. Your favorite pieces should be piled strategically so that the outcome is chic and stylish, instead of messy, mismatched and tangled. Need a little help? Reference these must-try tips for nailing a perfectly layered neck. Pair with jeans and a T-shirt and watch as your look switches instantly from basic to bold.

Pile It On

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1. Experiment With Lengths

Take your look to new lengths by pairing a longer, lariat-style necklace with a dainty choker in the same colored metal.

Diamond Choker

$13

My Jewel Bar

Band of Outsiders Drop Necklace in Turquoise

$149

Samantha Wills

2. Layer Meaningful Letters

A sentimental way to celebrate your loved ones is to layer with letters. For an unexpected outcome, mix metals (i.e. gold and rose gold) and have one made with pavé diamonds. A piece this timeless is well worth the splurge.

Pavé Alphabet Necklace

$590

Ariel Gordon

Alphabet Necklace

$295

Ariel Gordon

3. Mix Diamonds & Gemstones

You've heard of mixing metals, but what about mixing stones? Make sure not to pair two loud pieces that compete with each other. A shorter, diamond-bar necklace makes the perfect match to a piece adorned with colorful gemstones.

Sylvie Rose Double Bar Necklace

$1,650

Dana Rebecca Designs

Triple Mini Gemstone Pyramid Necklace

$4,750

Jacquie Aiche