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How to Incorporate Your Costume Jewelry With Any Outfit

Are you familiar with fashionable costume jewelry? Did you know that these ornaments can also be used in our everyday outfit? To know more about costume jewelry and how you can incorporate them in your outfit, read the tips and suggestions below.

Fashion is one of the changing trends in society. Aside from shoes, clothing and bags, jewelry are part of women’s wardrobe which can either make or break a trendy outfit.

What are costume jewelry?

Costume jewelry are cheap ornaments worn in a variety of occasions like Halloween party, beach party and many more. They originated in 1930′s as disposable and cheap accessories and worn with specific type of outfit. These jewelry are also known as junk or fake jewelry and they are made from less valuable materials like glass, plastic and synthetic stones. They became popular in the early half of the 20th century to decorate fashionable costumes and outfits. These are designed to match a particular type of outfit and usually last for a shorter period of time.

At present, costume jewelry is considered an essential part of our wardrobe because it is used as ornament or accessories. Because it is cheaper compared to gold and silver jewelry, you can own several pieces to complete your everyday outfit.

However, one should be careful in choosing what type of costume accessories complement a specific event or outfit because it can make or break your look.

Tips on how to wear costume jewelry with any outfit:

  • You can wear it to the office. You should have a white shirt in your wardrobe because it can go with anything. It can also be a great choice when you are confused on what outfit to wear. You can accessorize your white shirt with glass beads or wooden beads. Make sure to keep the color combination neutral to avoid stealing a scene. A crisp collared white shirt is a must-have clothing that can be worn during business presentations and meetings.
  • You can wear it to lunch with your friends and colleagues. Even though you want to have fun with friends, you can look pretty by having costume jewelry on your neck. You can wear white tank top, shorts or jeans and hang a costume necklace in your neck. Pull your hair back in a ponytail or a bun to highlight your focal point.
  • You can also use it on your night activities with friends and loved ones. Wear your little black dress (LBD) and accessorize it with a bejeweled bib necklace. The simplicity of your LBD looks best when paired with chandelier earrings or bracelet.
  • You can wear it in the beach. You can be fashionable and trendy even when swimming or sunbathing. Beach resorts are perfect venues to show off and to become more adventurous with your accessories. You can wear your bikini top and sarong and accessorize it with shells and coral necklaces.

Now that you know some tips and techniques on how you can wear costume jewelry anywhere, you can try it yourself and become trendy like anybody else.