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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.