This season Chanel celebrated the sentiment of its founder who said, “a woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls!”
Chanel necklace embellished with pearls, chanel.com
And, of course, everyone has quickly followed suit….Here are some of the best ways to work pearls into your wardrobe.
The Copy Cat!
Everyone is copying Chanel’s ‘oversized’ look….
Zara Maxi Pearl Necklace, zara.com, $30.00
Kenneth Jay Lane Simulated Pearl Cluster Necklace, neimanmarcus.com, $120.00
Millianna Pearl Bib Necklace, garnethill.com, $198.00
Chanel cuff in transparent resin and metal embellished with glass pearls, chanel.com
Other ways to wrap the trend around your wrist, fingers and ears….
The single pearl is stunning in this ring by Larissa Landinez
Oyster Ring 18K Yellow Gold, larissalandinez.com, €700.00
Stella and Dot Lucia Bracelet, stelladot.com, $69.00
Lanvin Pearls and Gros Grains Bracelet, dsw.com, $349.95 (a real steal)
Pearl Fusun Earring, shoplatitude.com, $145.00
Unique Pearl Looks
Banana Republic Pearl Twist Necklace, bananarepublic.com, $89.50
Lanvin Pearl Woven Necklace, dsw.com, $300.00
Rada Yellow Crystal and Glass Pearl Charm Long Necklace, forzieri.com, $235.00
Take inspiration from the above to hang your favorite pendant or charm from any real or faux pearls….
Instant Go-To Glamour:
The Perfect Clutch:
Santi Pearl & Beaded Clutch, lorisshoes.com, $138.90
Sharp Pearl-Studded Clothes
Diane von Furstenberg Faux Pearl Studded Mini Dress, farfetch.com, $1142.7
Diane von Furstenberg Faux Pearl Studded Blazer, farfetch.com, $1316.87
Moschino Cheap & Chic Faux Pearl-Embellished Ribbed Wool Top, net-a-porter.com, $675.00
“To DIY, place a small bead on to the end of a headpin and thread through a jubo craft-store pearl; use needle nose pliers to wrap the end of the wire around an elastic. Sound tricky? Then simply string a piece of dental floss through the pearl and double-knot the ends around the elastic. Secure with superglue.” Text taken in entirety from InStyle
The brand that defines them
As Mikimoto celebrates its 120th anniversary it also affords the most sophisticated styles
Rene Caovilla Pearly T-Strap Flat Sandal, bergdorfgoodman.com, $795.00
Mix the Chanel Fingerless Glove Look with the Penchant for Pearls:
Perhaps the most photographed piece of jewelry this spring…the diamond and freshwater pearl headpiece from the Great Gatsby Ziegfeld Collection at Tiffany & Co.