It might seem counter-intuitive that people have invested in jewellery during the pandemic. But that's exactly what has happened. Along with beauty products, sweatpants, and slippers, sales of jewellery have increased. Okay, I've never worked in fashion during a pandemic, but I can see exactly why we've been more ready to buy jewellery than before—they're small luxuries that make us feel good about ourselves on a daily basis. And when you can't get excited about wearing your favourite dress, your neck, ears, hands, and wrists become the places to show off something you love.
Liane Wiggins, head of womenswear buying at MatchesFashion, revealed during the S/S 2021 trend report that the retailer has seen an increase in jewellery, "as more people are working from home and holding meetings via video." Similarly, Net-a-Porter has seen an increase in sales around heritage jewellery items. Jewellery, in general, was big in 2020, and it had some big cultural moments that piqued the public's interest. From Michelle Obama's gold vote necklace to Harry Styles's pearls and Connell Waldron's chain, jewellery has infiltrated our minds this year.
Personally, I've been wearing a lot of gold jewellery, mostly in the form of layered necklaces, chunky chains, and big earrings. I've spotted plenty of influencers who have done the same, and it all adds a little something extra to their outfits, even when they're wearing super-simple ensembles. If you're looking to add a final touch of polish to your WFH looks, then keep scrolling to see how stylish women on Instagram are wearing theirs and all the jewellery brands I love and have on my wish list.
Style Notes: If you have several piercings in your ears, try increasing sizes of earrings.
Style Notes: Love your chunky chains and pendants? Who says they can't be worn together.
Style Notes: Sometimes, all you need is a pair of chunky gold earrings.
Style Notes: Delicate gold necklaces are ideal for adding immediate polish.
Pawnshop Gold Plated Sterling Silver Hexagon Starburst Necklace (£135)
Chloé Alphabet Gold-Tone Ring (£215)
Anissa Kermiche Louise D'Or Collier 14-Karat Gold Necklace (£1820)
Loren Stewart Gold Earrings (£445)
Jennifer Meyer Good Luck 18-Karat Gold Diamond Necklace (£1080)
Persée Eye Gold Diamond Ring (£305)
STONE AND STRAND
Stone and Strand 14-Karat Gold Diamond Earring (£195)
Bottega Veneta Gold-Plated Necklace (£380)
Laura Lombardi Calle Gold-Plated Necklace (£210)
JESSIE THOMAS JEWELLERY
Jessie Thomas Jewellery Heavy Gold Pearl and Diamond Chain Necklace (£4250)
Minka Jewels Infinity Spiral Small Disc Necklace (£750)
ASTRID & MIYU
Astrid & Miyu Rope Charm Hoops in Gold (£59)
Seb Brown Gold Fire Multi-Stone Signet Ring (£750)
Alighieri Gold-Plated Infernal Storm Pearl Drop Earrings (£350)
Alex Monroe Gold-Plated Floral Letter N Alphabet Necklace (£135)
Otiumberg Twisted-Chain 14kt Gold-Vermeil Bracelet (£100)
OMA THE LABEL
Oma the Label The Timepiece Bracelet (£66)
Relic London Om Earring (£20)
Khiry Khartoum Hoops Nude (£291)
KENNETH JAY LANE
Kenneth Jay Lane Gold-Tone Bangle (£65)
Roxanne Assoulin Initial This Gold-Plated and Enamel Necklace (£50)
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