Happy Monday my friends. Tell me, has anyone brought out their hats and scarves yet? I feel that it wasn’t that long ago I was giving advice on how to look after your jewellery during the summer (you can read this here)! Autumn clothing is very different than your summer clothing plus the creams that you put on are different too and this all affects our jewellery and how we wear it.
No matter what adventures you get up to over the autumn months may it be rolling about in the leaves or just walking through them, hiking up the mountains or walking along the beach we all still want to wear our jewellery…am I right? But we want to get that balance right. So here is how…..
During autumn I find I’m wearing more layers of clothes and chunkier clothes which means the jewellery I wear can change this season. I find I want to wear heavier pieces and more noticeable pieces so it they stand out, but that’s just me. The important thing is to know how to make sure your jewellery doesn’t get lost in your outfit!
I find myself wearing chunky jumpers this time of year and heavy coats. But that doesn’t mean you can only wear big chunky jewellery, although big chunky jewellery does look good over a big chunky knit, however so does that little fine necklace hanging over the collar and what I like best about this is that it can swing a little catching the light. Gold or silver? Well that depends on personal preference and the colour of your jumper 😊. Personally I love gold this time of year as it does tend to match the colour of my clothes and surroundings.
When the autumn sun appears you may not be wearing the big chunky knits and instead opting for a warm long sleeve T-Shirt or a shirt, so what is best here? Well, a light necklace that sit on your collar bones just peeking out above your top always catches the eye plus layering it with a longer necklace or how about a choker too? I love layering both my clothes and jewellery in autumn, add that with a double smile and you feel in total control!
Maybe your worried about necklaces hanging over your jumper/top and your afraid that you might forget when taking your top off then snap, you’ve broken your necklace…..please tell me I’m not the only one that has done this? Then maybe go for statement earrings instead, some nice dangles that catch the light and make you feel powerful (we all need a pair of these in our jewellery boxes). If you’re not a dangle earrings person then you can pick up some studs that are so subtle they catch every ones eye or you can go big with studs too. But always think about if you need to add a scarf as this will probably affect the earrings you choose!
What about bracelets and rings? If you’re a bracelet person maybe a big bangle or a few finer ones stacked over your jumper or maybe a chunky bracelet with charms dangling over your hand? However watch out if you are wearing gloves as sometimes if not careful you can remove both and loose your bracelet if you don’t notice. As for rings I feel matching the rest of your jewellery whether it be chunky or fine is the way to go. I quite like wearing rings this time of year as my fingers don’t swell up and they feel way more comfortable but again be careful when taking off your gloves if your rings are maybe to loose.
Are you a brooch lover? If so then now is the time to get them out…you can add them to your hats, scarves, jumpers coats. Don’t hold back…it’s another way to make a sparkling statement along with a good hair slide. Jewellery isn’t limited to our necks, ears, arms and fingers.
Let’s face it the Christmas celebrations start in Autumn, so we find that we have more night outs planned, what does this mean for our jewellery. I feel like it’s the time of year we can go all out with sparkly and/or classy pearls, you can go big! So if this is you then do, be noticed, add that sparkly bag too! Just remember that jewellery is the last thing you put on, yes (even after perfume), make sure any creams and chemicals have dried in before you put your jewellery on and it should be the first thing you remove to avoid any breakages. Plus give your jewellery a little clean with a jewellery cloth or a very soft cotton cloth to take away any grim from the night!
Well that’s all for this week folks, I hope you enjoyed today’s blog and will tune in again next week.
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