I have a newfound appreciation for necklaces recently, particularly ones with pendants. There’s always one that goes well with whatever top I’m wearing. Statement pendants also add that oomph to plain clothing. (Just look at how Gladys Villanueva styled her all-black pantsuit during SONA 2017.)
Like any piece of jewelry, pendants come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. This gives you the freedom to mix and match with any top you have. For a little cheat sheet, you can browse our picks below.
Zara Contrasting T-Shirt with Irregular Hem + Piaget Possession Turquoise Necklace
Don’t feel stuck wearing just silver and gold pendants with a plain white shirt. Choose a bright-colored one like Piaget’s turquoise necklace with a rose gold chain. Its long chain will also complement Zara’s V-neck shirt.
Zara. Available at Power Plant Mall.
Piaget. Available on Net-a-Porter.
H&M Ribbed Sleeveless Sweater + Unarosa Dangling Bar Necklace
Go for a toned-down accessory when you’re wearing a bold red shirt. One option is this ring and bar pendant from Unarosa.
H&M. Available at SM Makati.
Unarosa. Available at Shangri-La Plaza Mall.
Marques’ Almeida Frayed Hem Shirt + Thomas Sabo Power Necklace Black Lotus
Taking cues from the latest jewelry trends, statement necklaces add a bold touch to corporate wear. Wear a chunky pendant like this one from Thomas Sabo with any of your collared shirts. The black beads of the necklace will stand out even more when worn with a light-colored shirt.
Marques’ Almeida. Available on Farfetch.
Thomas Sabo. Available at SM Megamall.
River Island Gold Metallic Balloon Hem Tie T-Shirt + Pandora Shimmering Leaves Necklace
If you feel like adding more shimmer to your gold River Island top, opt for this pendant from Pandora. The leaves are made from sterling silver, and the black lining will help it be more noticeable.
River Island. Available online.
Pandora. Available at Century City Mall.
Bardot Floral Cold Shoulder Top + RAM Jewelry Tilda Evil Eye II
You can always wear edgy pendants to contrast your feminine-looking tops. RAM Jewelry’s Tilda Evil Eye II necklace gives just that with its mix of purple, black, and white beads. This will go nicely with Bardot’s floral top.
Bardot. Available on Zalora PH.
RAM Jewelry. Available online.
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