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6 Accessory Ideas for Formal Events

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There’s nothing that women like more than getting all dressed up for a fancy event. Whether you are planning to attend a wedding, a cocktail party, a gala or any other white collar event, you always have to dress to impress. While the first task on your list is to pick out the perfect dress for the occasion, the next step in the process is to choose the ideal piece (or pieces) of jewelry to compliment your attire. If the dress you will be adorning presents embellishments, then we recommend avoiding jewelry all together. However, if you want to go for a classic piece like a long, unicolor gown, then the list of 6 accessory ideas for formal events we have created just might be what you need. Read more about our personal favorites below and have a wonderful time while looking sharp!

1. Emerald Set

Without a doubt, one of the most stunning precious stones available to us is the emerald. The brilliant, rich and deep shade of green is enough to get that “all eyes on you” effect. ­­If you are going to wear a sleek black dress, an emerald set with earrings, necklace and a bracelet will have a major impact on your look.

2. Chandelier Earrings

If you want to wear your hair in a bun for the big event, the best way to outline your face and enhance your features at the same time is by wearing a pair of chandelier earrings with the crystals of your choice. It is a subtle yet refined way to accessorize your elegant outfit.

3. Pearl Necklace

When it comes to jewelry for formal wear, pearls are a fine choice for practically any type of dress. They truly are an expression of fantastic taste and are less flashy than many other pieces of jewelry. A one string pearl necklace – whether it be short or long – will be the icing on the cake for your appearance.

4. Diamond Ring

Diamonds are proof that just one piece of jewelry can change the entire impact of your attire. An authentic diamond ring will make you shine and sparkle, while remaining completely suitable for prestigious events. You can even wear a diamond ring on its own, without other jewelry; that is how spectacular this piece is.

5. Ruby Set

Like in the case of emeralds, rubies are an excellent choice when looking to wear a jewelry set for a special occasion. The red hue of rubies makes them perfect for wearing with both dark and light colors, especially if you are going for neutral tones or a monochrome outfit.

6. Gold Jewelry

Last but certainly not least, gold jewelry will always be more than appropriate for red carpet-like celebrations. Depending on precisely how formal the event is, you can choose from thin, tasteful jewelry, to bold pieces if the event is unique. You can use gold for almost all of the pieces of jewelry we mentioned on this list and we guarantee that you will dazzle.

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