11 questions for your jewel
At the feast, we trump with fine accessories on: So that when styling nothing wrong, let's say what matters.
1. Costume jewelery or real jewelery?
Basically, this is primarily a matter of taste - against costume jewelry speaks nothing, as long as it is processed high quality. If you are allergic to substances like nickel, metal or synthetics, you should always use real jewelery.
2. Which chain to which section?
Styling tips : Tops with wide round neck tolerate large, round necklaces that rest on the décolleté. To submarine or waterfall cutouts do it synonymous short, close to the neck fitting specimens. V-necklines or open-blouses like long chains that end at the edge or go beyond. New: glitter-studded collars that look great on a button-up blouse.
3. Do proportions play a role?
Curvy women are better off with opulent jewelry, because tender parts tend to sink. A maximum of two highlights are enough, otherwise it will quickly overload. It is better to wear chains that stretch optically. Also good: Earrings can distract from problem areas and direct the gaze to the head.
4. Is jewelery always part of the festive outfit ?
Patterned looks need few accessories for the party . Simple classics in silver or gold are perfect here, because they enhance without interfering too much. Plain dresses or tops can easily handle an extra dose of jewelry . Colorful glittering jewelry brings glamor into styling with jeans and T-shirt.
5. One watch for every look?
According to Knigge, only a particularly elegant watch variant or pure jewelery will be worn for the evening dress. In the case of classic events we affirm that, in the evening at a party you can create a successful style break with trend factor with a high-contrast or rather sporty watch.
6. Gold, silver or colorful?
Gold is still considered the finest material and fits best with elegant dresses, costumes or pants suits. Silver chains or rings always go, without exception. Colorful parts with lots of rhinestones or glittering elements can look super-edged and also be styled in the evening.
7. Wear gold and silver together?
Here, the occasion plays the most important role: better to choose a variant at chic evening events and not mix. In the spare time like to mix discreet silver and gold jewelery, that brings tension into the look. Beware of different gold nuances: rather put on just one tone.
8. Are bags also jewelry?
Bags belong to the accessories category, but can be considered as a real gem - if they are so richly decorated and look glamorous such. B. this copy (Accessorize, about 30 €). Then reduce the styling better and wear at most another piece of jewelry - otherwise the companion does not look so nice.
9. How best to care for your jewelry?
Every now and then scrub precious metals like silver and gold with a mild soapy solution and a soft toothbrush. Also special polishing cloths serve well. Particularly sensitive are pearls, corals and amber. Wipe dry after wearing and bring to the jeweler about every two years. Rub glass or rhinestones only damp and dry well. On the other hand, brush hard stones with water and a brush. For costume jewelery, especially protect against perfume or chemicals and occasionally rub with a cloth.
10. How do I store real jewelery?
A jewelry box or airtight boxes are the guarantee for a long life. A plastic bag is not the fanciest, but it does. Suitable locations: protected from light in the cupboard or a drawer. Under no circumstances store in the bathroom, because the humidity is just too high, and the jewelry starts.
11. Which jewelry is currently trendy?
Gold and silver are on the track this season, because now it sparkles and glitters everywhere - and not too close. The bigger, more colorful, the fancier, the better! Above all chains (here for example from Accessorize, approx. 30 €) are only on the one: noticed at any price!
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