Hidden Gems: How to Accessorize Four Popular Necklines

You’ve found the gown. Now comes the hard part: choosing the right baubles to go with it. Malinda Macari, owner of Sudbury’s Your Dream Bridal, shares tips for accessorizing four of this season’s most popular necklines.

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Sweetheart

To best complement this skin-baring style, Macari recommends accentuating the décolletage with a necklace that comes to a point.

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Hearts on Fire “Aerial” 18-karat-white-gold necklace with diamonds, $4,700, Sidney Thomas Jewelers.


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Bateau

Following the natural curve of the collarbone, bateau necklines look best when paired with a bracelet and mid-length drop earrings, which Macari says help “create movement.”

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14-karat-white-gold drop earrings with diamonds, $2,600, and 18-karat-yellow-, white-, and rose-gold bangles with diamonds, starting at $1,975 each, all Adamas Fine Jewelry.


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V-Neck

“A bold necklace could compete with the neckline and make it look too busy,” Macari says. Aim for simplicity with your favorite pair of studs and a bracelet instead.

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“Mini Bailey” 14-karat-rose-gold earrings with diamonds, $485, and “Bailey” 14-karat-rose-gold charm bracelet with diamonds, $795, both Laura Preshong.


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Strapless

No need to play it safe on your wedding day. Show off your style with a necklace that “incorporates color or unique shapes,” Macari says. “One that hits your collarbone will be the most flattering.”

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Carole Tanenbaum “Juliana” bib necklace with crystals, $1,100, M. Flynn.