I was recently interviewed by Carol who is a member of my 7 Steps to Style program and runs a business providing jewellery supplies and has tips and tricks on her YouTube channel on making jewellery. We discuss in this video how to choose jewellery that suits you and I wanted to share the interview with you here.
How to Choose Jewellery that Suits You
How to Choose the Scale of Your Jewellery
This is a topic we cover in the video, you need to relate the scale of your accessories to the scale of what you are placing that accessory next to, plus your the scale of your whole body.
Find out more with these posts:
How to UpScale your Jewellery Without it Overwhelming Your Features
How Your Personality Influences Your Jewellery Choices
Your personality is key in figuring out what works for you and what you feel expresses who you are from the inside out. This is as important for jewellery as it is for your clothing choices (and why you tend to be drawn to some pieces and not to others).
More tips on personality and jewellery here:
How to Choose Accessories to Match Your Personality and Occasion
How to Choose to the Scale of Details and Accessories Based on Your Personality
How to Become a Magician with Clothing
I mention this in the video and is the key to becoming dressing your body in a flattering way. I’ve talked in depth about this in this blog post here:
Style Recipes are a Fantastic Tool to Help You Choose Your Jewellery
Have you got your glamours on, or your edge on, or your feminine on today? Whatever you want to express in your style, using a style recipe can help you decide what style of jewellery to put on with each outfit you wear.
Here are tips on creating your Style Recipe:
Developing Your Style Recipe – Tips and Tricks from the Professional
Determining The Best Metals and Colours For Your Jewellery
Should you choose gold, silver, rose gold? Which is going to be the most flattering on you? This relates to your skin undertone (and is something you discover in a personal colour analysis).
Here are some tips on mixing metals and choosing which metals to wear in your jewellery.
I love to relate the colours in my jewellery to my outfit – like this cute cockatoo brooch that harmonises with my floral dress.
Should You Wear Shiny or Matte Jewellery?
This is another topic that we covered briefly in the video – not only does it relate to your jewellery but also to the best fabrics for you to wear.
Finding Your Balance Point
Your balance point tells you where to end jewellery and is a useful tool when deciding how long a necklace should be. Find your balance points here.
How to Wear Long Necklaces and Choose Necklaces to Work with Your Neckline
Get the Complete Guide to Accessorizing
Discover how to accessorize from head to toe – from shoes to hair accessories, brooches, necklaces, rings, bracelets, belts, bags and hats. Download my ebook and start using all your accessories to up your style each day. Find out more here – The Finishing Touch.
Becoming an Image Consultant
Have you ever thought about becoming an image consultant? Have you thought about running your own business? I didn’t stumble across it as a career option til I was 34, but if it’s something you’re interested in, you can read more about my journey in these posts and about the training I provide (you can do it all online from anywhere in the world).
How and Why I Became an Image Consultant or How I Overcame PND
Become an Expert Personal Stylist, Colour and Image Consultant
Yes, yes, yes, I love accessorizing tips! There is so much to consider with colors and metals and shapes and sizes and styles of jewelry. I do love to add lots of accessories and it is fun to play around with them to find the perfect combination, but having some little fall back tips is always helpful for those times when we are rushed or just get stuck. Thanks for linking!