Choosing The Right Jewellery For Special Events And Occasions

Have you got a special occasion or event coming up that you want to look your best for? Accessories can be a great way to complete any outfit.

Jewellery is a particularly great accessory to utilise when you need to look your best. However, it’s important to ensure you’re choosing the right jewellery for the event. Here, you’ll discover some great tips you can follow to ensure you choose the best bling for your outfit.

Business and professional events 

If you’ve got a business or professional event coming up, you’ll want to aim for a sophisticated look. The key here is to choose jewellery which is subtle but elegant. Don’t overdo it. Instead, focus on one, or two pieces of jewellery maximum.

If you wear your hair up, you can wear a classy pair of earrings. Stud earrings can look particularly sophisticated for work events. You’ll also want to consider a gemstone pendant, ideally in a colour to match your work outfit.

Romantic occasions

On romantic occasions, you can get away with wearing more obvious jewellery. Rings are particularly great for showing off on anniversaries, engagements and weddings. Diamond rings tend to be the best option for romantic events. This is especially true if you have an expensive engagement ring which features tonnes of sparkle.

If you’re accessorising for your wedding, you’ll want to invest in specialised wedding jewellery. This can be statement pieces or more subtle jewellery like pearl earrings. However, if you’re a wedding guest, you’ll want to tone it down a little, so you aren’t competing with the bride.

Formal parties 

Christmas will soon be right around the corner which means one thing – Christmas parties are coming! If you tend to get invited to more formal parties, you’re going to need jewellery to impress.

These events are perfect for statement jewellery. You can also add an elegant look to your outfit by investing in pearls. If you are opting for statement jewellery, it’s important to make sure that you only use two pieces maximum. Otherwise, it could cheapen your outfit rather than making it look more expensive.

As you can see, there are a few tips to follow when you’re choosing jewellery for special occasions and events. It’s important to think about the style of the event and how formal it is. The above are just some tips you can follow to ensure you’re choosing the right pieces to match your outfit.

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  1. I'm really bad I rarely change up my jewellery between general day to day and evening wear other than one necklace x

  2. Thanks for all the great tips! It's a great reminder to change my jewellery more often for different occasions.

  3. I always struggle to choose the right jewellery. This is very helpful.