Is it just me or does anyone else find this Fall’s chunky collar trend incredibly awkward? A tad too long, a bit too short or just baby bib-like.
What the oh-so-trendy “chokers” have indicated is that we are finally dipping our toes back into a world full of statement jewelry. No longer are we afraid to bejewel ourselves with embellishment, shimmer and sparkle. So, setting my oversized collar aside, allowing my bruised collarbone to heal, I dug deep into my bag of baubles and broke out a more reliable, practical, and multipurpose “statement” piece:
bring on the brigade
Chanel brooch, similar here // Vintage Wedding Pearl Style Crystal Brooch // Jeweled lips, if you’re fancy by Solange Azagury-Partridge // Red Arrow Gripoix by Catherine Baba // A timeless crescent brooch from the classic A La Vieille Russie // Bug Brooch, a lucky scarab, my mom’s favorite.
Featured image: Shala Monroque via Streetpeeper