Cocktail dresses are the favorite pickups for all kind of social gatherings, be it a formal party or a wedding reception. Adding some graceful adornments and beautiful accessories to your cocktail dress can elevate your entire look from beautiful to stunning! But many women find it confusing when it comes to choosing the right kind of jewelry for their cocktail or evening dress. For that, let us show you the right jewelry you can wear with your cocktail dress.

A cocktail dress is the perfect formal party attire for a woman. Here are our favorite celebrities on red carpet events wearing beautiful jewelry and evening dresses, let's take few tips from them to help you accessorize a cocktail dress for your next evening out.

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1. The Right Jewelry to Wear with a Strapless Dress: 

The best kind of jewelry for strapless dresses are chokers and short necklaces. You can go for a heavy necklace for a strapless dress, but keep the earrings small. Just look at how Deepika and Sonam totally nailed the look!

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Deepika Padukone Styling Her Strapless Dress with a Dainty Necklace Gorgeous Diamond Choker Necklace Sonam Kapoor Looking Stunning in her Strapless Dress with a Chunky Diamond Necklace 18K Gold Diamond Necklace With Color Stones & South Sea Pearls

2. Best Jewelry for a One-Shoulder Dress:

A one-shoulder dress always calls for big bold earrings and no necklace, this way you’ll highlight the beauty of your dress just like the way Anushka and Kriti did. You can go with drop earrings or ear hoops

Anushka Sharma Looking Like a Diva With Pearl Earrings Matching Her One Shoulder Dress Uncut Diamond Drop Earrings with Pearls Kirti Sannon Looks Stunning Pairing Big Ear Hoops With Her One Shoulder Dress Gorgeous Diamond Hoops

3. Perfect Jewelry for a Deep V Neck Dress: 

Let’s first agree that whatever Kareena and Priyanka wear they both look amazing, but their V-neck dress wouldn’t look that good without drop earrings. Both celebs wore diamond drop earrings to match their outfits. 

Priyanka Chopra Looking Stylish in Her Deep V Neck Dress with Diamond Drop Earrings 18K Gold Diamond Drop Earrings Kareena Kapoor Looks Stunning in Bold Drop Earrings with Her Outfit Diamond Drop Earrings In 18K Gold With Ruby & Onyx

4. Right Jewelry for a Rectangle Neck Line Dress:

Both Priyanka and Sonam look gorgeous in their attire paired with subtle diamond necklaces perfectly complimenting their delicate ensemble. You can also go with a beautiful diamond pendant which would look fabulous and really leave the attention on your cocktail dress. 

Sonam Kapoor in Diamond Necklace with a Summery Cocktail Dress 18K Gold Diamond Necklace With Color Stones Priyanka Chopra Looking Chick in a Diamond Plain Choker Complimenting Her Outfit 18K Gold '3 Lines' Diamond Necklace

5. Best Jewelry to wear with a High Neckline Dress:

High necklines have always been confusing, some people find it okay to add a necklace to it,  while others prefer to just wear earrings, or accessorize with bracelets, but all ways are great and really depends on your choice and comfort. Here Malika spiced her look with a colorful necklace, while Deepika went classic pairing a bunch of bracelets with her high neck dress.

Malika Arora Carries Her Self Beautifully in a High Neck Dress Paired with a Colorful Necklace 18K Gold Diamond Necklace & Drop Earrings Set With Ruby Deepika Looks Like a Diva in her Outfit Paired with Bracelets Lovely Diamond Bracelet with Colored Stones

General Tips for Selecting the Right Jewelry:

  • Select the jewelry based on the color, neckline and design of your dress;
  • Match your jewelry to a detail in the dress;
  • Wear neutral accessories with a bright dress;
  • Wear subtle jewelry with a patterned dress; and
  • Wear bold–colored jewelry with a neutral dress.