You can save yourself a lot of money if you choose versatile pieces of jewellery that you can use with a lot of different outfits on a lot of different occasions!
Accessorising with jewellery is important when you’re creating an outfit because a few carefully selected pieces can really elevate your outfit and bring it all together. It’s also a great way to turn a fairly dull item of clothing into something more interesting so you can get more wear out of it. However, good jewellery is usually expensive so if you’re trying to build a wardrobe on a budget, you can’t afford to buy new pieces all of the time. Selecting the right piece can be tough but if you keep these 3 rules in mind, you should be able to find some great pieces of versatile jewellery to accessorise with.
Go For Silver Over Gold
Gold jewellery can look amazing but if you’re trying to find versatile pieces that will work with a lot of different things, silver rather than gold tends to complement more things most of the time. Silver (or even white gold) is a lot more neutral and it will pair well with more different colors and styles than gold will so you can get more wear out of it. Also, gold can often overpower any stones that you’re wearing as well, while silver offers a good contrast, so silver is best for pairing with other pieces of jewellery. Silver is doesn’t require as much maintenance and cleaning as gold either. Finally, the most obvious benefit of buying silver over gold – the price. Silver is always going to be cheaper so if you’re trying to keep your spending as low as possible, it’s both an affordable and versatile choice.
Pay For Quality
If you’re buying a piece of jewellery that you’re going to pair with a lot of different outfits, it’s going to get a lot of wear and tear. If you buy cheap jewellery, you might save money there and then, but you’ll be spending more on jewellery over time because you have to keep replacing or repairing it. It’s best to pay more money for some good quality handmade jewellery that will last you for years to come, rather than something made by a machine that can break easily. If you buy good quality jewellery in a style that matches lots of different outfits, you shouldn’t need to buy any more jewellery for a long time.
Keep A Small Collection
When you’re buying jewellery, it’s easy to pick something up because it’s cheap and you’ve convinced yourself that you’ll wear it at some point, just like you do with clothes. But if you start doing that, you’re going to end up with a jewellery box filled with cheap stuff that isn’t really your style anyway. It’s better to streamline your jewellery collection and focus on getting a few good quality pieces, rather than filling your jewellery box with things that you only wear once and then forget about.
Hopefully with these 3 rules in mind you can find the right pieces of jewellery that go with lots of different outfits. More importantly, you won’t constantly be spending money on new jewellery that hardly ever gets worn!
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