14/08/2014 12:46 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

Statement Necklaces: 11 Affordable Styles To Dress Up Your Look

A statement necklace is the ultimate accessory to really dress up your outfit. Nothing says standout attention to detail like a bit of OTT jewellery and the high street has endless styles to choose from.


You don't have to spend a fortune either - the whole idea is that a statement making necklace is fun, fabulous and without the hefty price tag.

Wear yours in the office under the collar of a crisp white shirt, to the pub over a strappy summer dress and all weekend long with an oversized t-shirt and denim shorts. That's the beauty with this accessory - it works with anything, especially your wardrobe staples.

As for styles? Opt for bold tear-drops, sparkly gemstones, floral chokers and chain-link detailing. The more blingy the better - remember diamonds are forever even when your faking it.

Head to Topshop if you're after something for a summer occasion that will really jazz up your plain Jane dress, Mango have some catwalk-inspired pieces for under £20.

And if you're just trying out the trend then shop the Asos and Forever21 collections that are super cheap so you can buy a few styles a test them over a white t-shirt for starters.
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