There are a number of ways to fake an expensive wardrobe, and jewelry is quite possibly the number one thing that can make a world of difference in your outfits. No matter what you're wearing, add the right pieces of jewelry and suddenly your outfit appears much more thought-out—and expensive-looking—than maybe it really is. Even something as simple as jeans and a tee are taken up a notch when the rings, necklaces, and earrings are added to the mix.
Yep, jewelry is the key to accessorizing, but it's not all made equal. I always make an effort to shop for expensive-looking jewelry staples that will last me for years, and I've recently landed on six overarching jewelry trends that are transforming all my outfits. Whether it's a chain-link necklace I'm adding to my necklace stack or an update to the gold hoops I wear every day already, I'm sharing the six winter jewelry trends that lend a luxe look to all my outfits. Keep reading to see how I'm wearing each and then shop my picks within each trend.
Wearing Lili Claspe Lara Link Lariat Necklace ($115)
Chain-link necklaces are trending hard right now, so chances are they're already on your radar. If not, they should be. I've been wearing one (or a few) pretty much every day this fall, and I definitely think they lend an expensive-looking touch to whatever I wear them with, be it layered over a turtleneck or simply with jeans and a blazer.
Lili Claspe Lara Link Lariat Necklace ($115)
F + H Dylan Gemstone Chain Necklace ($200)
Mango Metal Chain Necklace ($30)
I'm not normally a ring person, but I love the way that a stack of chunky rings looks. Their sculptural shape immediately adds something luxurious to my outfit.
Bagatiba Large Gold Orb Ring ($100)
Mango Embossed Metal Ring ($26)
Wearing Mejuri's Croissant Dome Earrings ($65).
I wear gold hoops every single day, so I recently upgraded from a plain pair to this fun twisted version. The texture and shape offer a little something special—and they never fail to earn me compliments.
Meuri Croissant Dome Earrings ($65)
Soko Mini Mezi Boxed Hoops ($50)
Laura Lombardi Mini Twist Hoop Earrings ($54)
I used to be a huge fan of the dainty necklace stack, but more recently, I've pared back how many necklaces I wear on a given day. Lately, I've been reaching for fewer, more substantial pieces, one of which is a flat herringbone chain, which catches the light so well and adds an elevated feel to whatever else I'm wearing.
Argento Vivo Herringbone Chain Necklace ($78)
Loren Stewart Herringbone Silver Necklace ($110)
Urban Outfitters Snake Chain Necklace ($14)
Wearing a vintage Chanel belt via The RealReal.
Okay, so this one could be categorized as more of an accessory than a piece of jewelry, but I'm still mentioning it here because it's a favorite of mine. Whether it's styled over a blazer, dress, pants, or really any other outfit, it never fails to add a dose of glamour.
Gucci GG Chain-Link Belt ($340)
Wearing a vintage belt.
B-Low the Belt Gissel Chain Belt in Gold ($158)
Dakota Jinx Carrie Shell Charm Belt ($285)
Wearing Briwok Chloe Anklet ($65).
If you thought anklets were only for warm weather, think again. This summery jewelry trend can (and should) make a cameo this time of year. Take a cue from the F/W 19 runways and layer it over tights or follow my lead and wear one over socks.
Anissa Kermiche Gold-Plated Pearl Anklet ($210)
Loren Stewart Freshwater Pearl Anklet ($172)
Brinker & Eliza Love Struck Anklet ($82)
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