How to Wear a Statement Necklace the Minimalist Approach

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Making a Statement Necklace Office Appropriate

As you know I’m a minimalist, less is more for me, so if an item doesn’t enhance my outfit I’m not going to wearing it.

When I wear statement jewelry I keep the rest of my look simple and sleek. In this outfit, the blue and crystal bib necklace catches the eye as the centerpiece of my outfit. My entire outfit is black and white, inspired by this spring’s black and white trend. The only other color besides the necklace is my bold red lip, which complimented the overall look pretty well.

There are many ways to wear a statement necklace but I prefer this sleek minimalist look for the office. I know distracting jewelry in the workplace is shunned upon but when the outfit preserves professionalism and is tasteful I believe it’s not only appropriate but stylish as well.

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When wearing a statement necklace minimize distractions & avoid wearing other jewelry. Let the necklace be the centerpiece.
 

Do you like wearing statement jewelry? Let me know in the comments!

Oh and don’t forget to enter my Hermès silk scarf giveaway!

Stay Stylish,
-V

Photos: @peterlang

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44 thoughts on “How to Wear a Statement Necklace the Minimalist Approach

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    Your necklace is gorgeous! I love it.
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    Your necklace is gorgeous! I love it.

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    Belinda

    I prefer something like this – two stone pendant

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    I really like to keep things simple too so love your outfit!
    Just wrote an article on how to wear a statement necklace and created some outfits if you wanna check those out.
    http://dresslikeaparisian.com/how-to-wear-my-statement-necklace/
    Bises de Paris!

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    oh,I`m in love with this necklace))

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    gigi

    this is stunning! great way to keep it simple but chic. love the necklace. thanks for this idea too will keep it in mind! xx. gigi. food and beauty blogger @ http://www.gigikkitchen.blogspot.com

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    Jessica

    That necklace is gorgeous! It looks amazing with this black and white outfit!
    ~Jessica
    Jeans and a Teacup

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    Your necklace is amazing!!! I love it!

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    wowwww! obsessed with this look girl! xO!
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    The photos are amazing – as is the outfit. You are gorgeous!

    Edita
    http://www.pret-a-reporter.co.uk

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    Lauren

    Such a great post!! I love the chic black and white look, and that statement necklace really just adds a lovely touch of elegance to the outfit xo

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    You look fabulous! Love your necklace

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    Girl,

    You are just gorggg!! I am so glad you stopped by my page, your blog is wonderful. Your outfit is just so chicccc!!
    Keep in touch so we can be friends 🙂
    Ps- your hair is just lovely!!

    XO Jenna
    Demureindiamonds.com

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    WOW! That’s a beautiful necklace, V! I love it as I’m a huge fan of the statement necklace. 😉

    Pink Carnations

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    hey ! great outfit , the necklace is so amazing !
    beautiful look – so simple so gorgeous !

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    i can’t agree with you more about wearing a statement jewelry piece in a minimalist way…one must let the jewelry stand out and have its spotlight by muting the rest of the outfit:)

    http://bellaconscience.blogspot.com/2013/01/resort-style.html

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    Just lovely! =)

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    Mollie Elizabeth

    Love how you let the statement necklace be the star of the outfit! So cute!

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    ♥L&L

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    Lovely!
    xx
    http://vanilla-andvelvet.blogspot.nl/

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    This looks great – and sometimes I like minimalism to. And I´m so impressed about your natural beauty and your wonderful hair!

    In my opinion you really don´t need lots of accessoires because your beautiful sight is awesome without boost.

    xxx
    Rena

    http://dressedwithsoul.blogspot.com

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      Vanessa

      You are soooo sweet! Thank you – I’m blushing! =)

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    I just discovered your blog and I’m glad I did. I adore your style! A basic white tee is the best way to showcase a stunning gem like that one!

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      Vanessa

      Thank you so much Jessica! Happy to have you as a reader!!

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    Elizabeth

    Love the necklace and totally agree on going the minimalist approach to really let the jewelry stand out! It’s not called “statement” jewelry for nothing!

    xx Elizabeth
    Champaign Taste

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      Vanessa

      Yep!! =)

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    k8

    you look gorgeous, the Necklace is so Nice too! 🙂

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    Hannah

    Wow, goregous necklaces, gorgeous clothes, gorgeous photos!

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    Anngelik

    Your pictures are gorgeous! That statement necklace is amazing, I love it.

    -Vogue&Heels
    vogueandheels.wordpress.com

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    I AM TURQUOISE

    loveeee this necklace!

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    It looks great, as you said, for going to the office, lovely necklace!!

    Kisses
    <3 Val
    http://www.beautyval13.blogspot.com

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    Ingrid Bistaco

    you look beautiful!!
    loved the necklace

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    que guapa vas!!!el collar es precioso y me encanta el look!
    y tu pelo, es una preciosidad!!!
    muy guapa!!!!
    BESOS

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    ewa

    i love your skirt!

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    McKenzie

    This is done really well, love it 🙂

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    gorgeous piece! simple is best with a statement necklace!

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    Love this simple, chic look! I love a statement necklace and yours is beautiful! I also love how fresh your red lip looks for daytime. This totally inspires me to bring deeper, richer lip colors into my look- usually I just wear nude glosses. Great pics:)
    xo
    LJ
    jonesyloves.blogspot.com/

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      Vanessa

      Yay, so happy I could inspire you to try something new. The funny thing is I just started wearing deeper shades during the day and I am loving it! Happy you are going to give it a try.

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    I love this so much! I love how your outfit really lets the necklace shine! Gorgeous! x

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    This is exactly my thought and my style. I try to keep everyhting minimal and you will hardly see me wearing lots of accessories. Arm party? Not for me.
    Blazers are a must-have and i’d wear black and white all the time if I could.
    This is a very nice combination, I really like it. Great job! 🙂

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      Vanessa

      Thank you so much Sara! My thoughts exactly on the arm party and yes blazers are a huge must! Thank you for your lovely comment!