You might think millennials steer clear of jewellery, and will only occasionally throw in some gold hoops for street style cred. But we’ll have you know that they have some famous role models who now exactly how to work their way around Cartier chokers and Tiffany & Co chandeliers. So, if Blake Lively and Bella Hadid are going the statement jewellery way, can the legion of young followers be far behind? This women’s day, let’s celebrate women who taught us how jewellery makes us chicer.
Are we really even surprised that the Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge knows exactly what to do with her bling? From the most stunning pearl drop earrings to fierce Edwardian necklaces, Kate clearly knows what to do with her seriously heritage jewellery collection. Remember when she paired an Alexander McQueen gown for BAFTAs along with a huge pair of earrings featuring a pear-shaped diamond? Notice how she keeps her makeup minimal so that her statement piece has its moment.
After starring in so many period flicks, it’s hardly a wonder that Deepika Padukone can seamlessly fit in any number of old school gold or diamond pieces effortlessly in daily wear. The actor loves going the retro way, and pairing traditional wear with ornate gold pieces. She almost single-handedly bought back gold chokers back to relevance, and now we finally know how to handle our bling the desi way.
The Gossip Girl star has been on our style radars for years now, and global fashion police has never really been able to charge with even a minor faux pas. Blake knows exactly what to wear and how to wear it. From fabulous colorful gemstones, to minimal jewellery, Blake can switch up the mood of any ensemble with jewellery. She is also really into neon jewelry and pieces featuring rainbow colors. Like, this pair of amazing chandelier earrings she wore for a gala.
Is Bella Hadid the modern-day Elizabeth Taylor? Because we hardly ever see her without her bling. The Bulgari ambassador isn’t just one of the highest paid supermodels in the world but has also shown us how we can casually throw in some emeralds with our little black dress, or maybe opt for a sapphire bracelet for work.
Remember when Priyanka wore $7 million worth of Lorraine Schwartz jewels to the Oscars? Now, we’d say the desi girl gets her love for diamonds from back home, but Priyanka clearly knows how to not go overboard. Notice how easy she keeps it, with some standard drop earrings, and a pair of statement earrings; she looks effortless but stands out from the crowd.