The Non-Jewelry Wearer’s Guide to Jewelry

Jewelry is not completely for me. It’s not that I don’t like it, but I don’t think about it when I get ready for my day. There are a few necklaces and bracelets that I wear for sentimental reasons, but otherwise? Nope. I’ll typically talk myself out of wearing much jewelry because it becomes tedious. When I’m heading out, I don’t give myself time to look at my jewelry selection. It goes to the end of my priorities and usually doesn’t get checked off. Unless I happen to fall asleep wearing my favorite necklace, I don’t wear much jewelry at all. Does this sound like an “um... yes” moment for you? Keep reading for my take on following jewelry trends without being intimidated — we can navigate this together!

  1. 1. A thin chain necklace

    Madewell, Madewell.com, $38, Shop now 

    This necklace trend is far from new, but that doesn’t make it any less complex to style. There are so many colors and styles that even someone who is less into jewelry can find one that matches their taste. I personally love this paperclip chain necklace from Madewell — it’s understated, but would still help elevate your look. Something about a delicate chain is such great outfit inspiration! 

  2. 2. A single statement ring

    Baublebar, Baublebar.com, $48, Shop now 

    Aren’t rings the cutest? Though I can’t imagine wearing too many, they definitely look chic. Honestly, the concept of bold rings is genius. You can pull this trend off by wearing multiple stacking rings, but it’s even easier to achieve by wearing just one statement ring, if you aren’t as into wearing lots of jewelry. Also, because you’re toning down the trend, you can really focus on buying a ring that matches your taste. This Vivace ring from Baublebar is a great example; the pastel jewels are gorgeous! 

  3. 3. A simple but striking bracelet

    Gorjana, Nordstrom.com, $27, Shop now

    I love a piece of jewelry that has meaning, and this one definitely does! I love Gorjana bracelets because with just one charm, they are adorable without being overdone — which works well for the non-jewelry wearer. Also, the bracelet is glamorous enough to wear with a few thin strand bracelets or even by itself.

It feels so good to finally say that I am a non-jewelry wearer, and hopefully it makes you feel a little bit more confident if you’re the same way. The best thing about these options is that they are just some of the many jewelry styles and pieces that you can incorporate into your everyday wardrobe.

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