Geometric patterns are going to be huge this year. They emerged in jewelry designs in 2008, but this year you will see more designers incorporating them into their pieces. Wearing a geometric-themed piece of jewelry shows the world that you are not afraid to experiment with your style. The trick is knowing how to wear them.
Geometric pieces are always bold. So, they can be worn with any color but you should always avoid pairing them with busy patterns. Pairing busy patterns with geometric jewelry is a fashion disaster. If you are just starting to try out this look, start with small studs that feature a geometric shape.
For those of you who are already sporting these funky designs, be on the lookout for long necklaces made of various metals that feature geometric shapes such as ovals, circles, pyramids and cones. Some necklaces are so long that you can twist them to create a double-layered look. These pieces will turn your ensemble into a chic work of art.
Always remember that wearing geometric jewelry is about highlighting structure and definition. These designs are meant to compliment your ensemble in a bold way. These pieces are the star of your outfit. Be careful not to overpower them with too many patterns and your personal style will definitely shine.
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