What Necklace Length Should I Choose?
There are many factors that play into what necklace length you
should choose. From personal taste, to the neckline of your
clothes, you'll want to consider them all.
The first thing you will want to consider is your height. A
necklace that is longer will appear to sit lower on those with
shorter torsos, and slightly higher on those with longer. If you do
not have a necklace you can use for reference already, you may wish
to measure a piece of string to the size you want and use this as a
If the piece you are searching for is a necklace to compliment a
specific outfit, you'll want to take into account the neckline. For
instance, you can create an elegant look by pairing a turtleneck
with a longer chain, whereas a shorter necklace makes a gorgeous
addition to a strapless number. The red carpet is a fabulous place
to look for inspiration on how to
style your jewellery.
When curating a
layered necklace look you want to pay close attention to
the length of each of your chains as this can help to avoid
tangling. This modern look can be pulled off in numerous ways, from
opting for three shorter lengths that sit close to the neck and
collar bone, to choosing two longer lengths that allow pendants to
hit you chest lower down.