Follow Michelle Obama’s Fashion
In the past, pearls have been a favorite of older women,
grandmothers and socialites. But today, that’s all
changing. Pearl necklaces and pearl sets are making a
comeback in the office and in casual wear.
It might have something to do with style setter
Michelle Obama, but recently, pearl necklaces have
really taken off as a fashion must. The great thing
about pearls is that their versatility allows them to be
paired with just about anything to achieve an effortless and classy look.
Pearls can complement a sweater set or button
down shirt for a pulled together professional look.
They can dress up a pair of jeans and a tank top for
cocktail hour. They can add a little something
special to a basic black dress for a night out on the
Pearl necklaces are surprisingly versatile and always
beautiful. The sheen from their natural beauty adds
grace and glamour to whatever outfit to which they
are paired. Pearls are available in a variety of colors
including off-white, rose, silver and black. Black pearls
are the rarest and most expensive and look phenomenal
when worn as a set.
To make a pearl necklace more modern, try layering the
look with several necklaces of different lengths or a
multi-tiered necklace. Oversize faux pearls
are also very popular, especially for
earrings or cocktail rings.
The setting of the pearls depends on your preference, and
silver is considered very of-the-moment. The key to a
great pearl setting is to let the natural beauty of the pearls
stand out while complementing the undertones of the
If you are a fan of pearls but you’re not sure how to
wear them, try to subtly incorporate them into a
necklace or choose a pendant with a single pearl.
Many settings use Mother of Pearl or pearlized stones
to achieve a shimmer effect.