Summer is the season for trying new trends, and there are so many great ways to change up your fashion during these hotter months. One simple and effective way to upgrade your summer style is by experimenting with new jewelry trends to take your ensembles from average to fab, from office outfits to beach fashions. Here are five of the top jewel trends that you can try this summer.
- Choker Necklaces
For the past several decades, the versatility of the choker necklace has been seen throughout many fashion trends. From the classy and chic Tahitian pearls of the 1950s and 1960s to the punk look of the 90s and early aughts, the choker necklace hasn’t gone out of style. This is great news because it means that you can adopt these vintage choker looks into your outfits, or you can opt for today’s choker trend that features minimalist designs and tiny, shimmering stones.
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This might feel like a blast from your childhood because charms are back in fashion this summer. Charms are great for the more relaxed months of the year because they allow you to personalize your jewelry with symbols and colors that really capture who you are. Plus, charms are great for mixing and matching since you can attach them to most pieces of jewelry that you already have. You can even customize your pieces throughout the day, making your jewelry compatible with any situation, from the office to the beach.
- Dainty Beads
Whether it’s a string of shells, plastic beads, or colorful glass pieces, beaded jewelry is a hot trend this summer. Beads come in all different shapes, sizes, and styles, so they’re a great way to express your signature look with very minimal effort. Beaded necklaces, bracelets, and earrings have been a recurring summer trend for a number of years, and so beaded jewelry has come to be associate with a summer vibe. Luckily, it’s an easy fad to follow, and it lends so much flexibility to all of your summertime looks.
- Crystal Jewelry
Crystals are a great way to add color and energy to your summer style. In addition to the lovely designs and sparkling hues that crystals bring to any ensemble, many people believe that crystals have healing properties, too. If your mind is open to these spiritual and physical benefits, you should consider upping the crystal jewelry in your collection. And even if the healing power of crystals isn’t your thing, your wardrobe could make great use of the variety of colors and styles that crystal jewelry has to offer.
- Chains Overload
Chains of all lengths, metals, and sizes are in fashion this summer, and given the past couple of years that we’ve endured, it’s no surprise. Many fashion analysts are looking at the chain trend as a sort of symbol of the freedom that we’re experiencing this summer after more than a year spent indoors and social distancing. The chains might subconsciously represent the way we’ve felt held back, and making them a fashion statement could be seen as a way that we’re owning and overcoming those feelings of restraint. But this trend is anything but restraining: chains of every style are back in the spotlight, and you’re as free as can be to layer as many different chains as you’d like.