Sunday, June 26, 2011

Statement bib necklace

In keeping with my recent theme of clean lines and modern silhouettes, I planned this outfit around a statement black crystal bib necklace. I added a touch of colour to monochromatic greys, silvers and blacks with an orangey-red lipstick.

I'd been passively looking for a statement necklace for months beforehand. Being a grad student at the time, I wasn't willing to spend a lot, but didn't want anything that looked really cheap either. I finally found this one in the markets in Thailand for $15. It's a quick and easy way to dress up an otherwise plain outfit, and I also like to wear it peeking out from a brightly-coloured collared shirt. The crystals are sewn onto a piece of fabric so the necklace lays flat.

And now for my next trick...

Sheath dress – Calvin Klein (Winners) (also seen here)
Necklace – Thailand markets
Shoes – Guess (Winners)
Bracelet – Le Chateau
Earrings – Steelex


  1. Your necklace is amazing!! Great outfit :)

  2. That dress is beautiful! I love it such a great staple piece. & the necklace is so fun! :)


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