TZR Editors Share The Best Statement Necklaces To Elevate Your Basics

And your not-so-basic pieces, too.

A little tip all fashion editors know: The easiest way to make a simple top feel more exciting is to layer it with sparkle and shine. Ahead, the best statement necklaces — both bold and subtle — to do just that, all approved by the TZR team.@completedworks
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"Whenever I'm in an outfit rut and can't decide on what to wear, I simply pair this gold collar with a crisp crew neck tee and wide-leg pants for an instantly polished look that’s both effortless and stylish." — Kathy Lee, editor-in-chief, TZR
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"I can always count on my Dior necklace to dress up a simple black slip or white tee because of its flashy gold color and chunky chain. Plus, since the house's logo is front and center, that provides all the extra-ness I need in my look." — Marina Liao, senior fashion news editor
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Mondo Mondo
Heart Charm Necklace
“I adore my heart charm necklace from Mondo Mondo — it's a perfect blend of romantic and edgy, and will amp up even the simplest of outfits with its pink-colored glass stones. The compliments roll in every time I wear it.” — Rebecca Iloulian, director, newsletter revenue and marketing
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Polite Worldwide
Protection Necklace
“I'm all about a colorful, craft-inspired piece of jewelry, and this multicolor gemstone bead necklace makes even a simple T-shirt and jeans feel elevated and interesting.” — Hannah Baxter, deputy beauty editor, TZR
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“I love the idea of a massive statement necklace, but more often than not it overwhelms my more petite stature. Foundrae’s delicate amulets, though, add an eye-catching touch to my pieces without looking costume-y.” —Alison Syrett, deputy fashion editor, TZR
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Tiffany & Co.
Heart Tag Pendant
"I never take my silver Tiffany heart pendant chain off, because it's dainty and eye catching enough to work with any outfit. With a casual t-shirt and jeans combo, it feels subtly preppy; with more dressed up looks, it adds an air of whimsical romance." — Annie Blay, associate news editor, TZR
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"I can't get enough of yellow gold chains as they're a subtle yet eye-catching way to make any look feel luxe. This one has a lot of texture thanks to the mixed patterns — I envision it'd make a statement with anything, even a basic white t-shirt." — Jordan Goldberg, fashion news writer
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“This style is simple, yet unique, given that it combines an open link and cuban chain. Who doesn’t love classic gold with a modern take? For all my minimalists out there, it’s the perfect accessory with a simple white tank and trousers.” — Ariel Bielsky, fashion bookings & production manager
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Van Cleef & Arpels
Zodiaque Medal Tauri (Taurus)
“I’m a raging Taurus and I want everyone to know it, so what better way to announce my sun sign to the world than by wearing a Van Cleef Taurus necklace? For all the astrology girlies, get your sun, moon, or rising sign necklace to carry your zodiac vibes into whatever outfit you wear.” — Meguire Hennes, editorial intern, BDG
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