10 Simple Summer Style Tips for Women

Summer is finally here—it’s finally the season of laid-back style and beach-ready fashion. Pack away the stiletto heels and constricting dresses—summer is the season for comfortable wedges and floaty, easy-breezy prints. But just because you’re being comfortable and casual doesn’t mean you can’t look fashionable. Jewelry is the easiest way to dress up a simple summer outfit, whether you are heading to a Fourth of July picnic or a June wedding. And to keep things easy, it is now simpler than ever to buy necklaces, earrings and rings online—so you can jazz up your look without leaving the house. And while summer may not be the season for heavy diamond-embellished jewelry, a few well-placed round diamonds will go a long way to making you sparkle, all summer long. For impeccable style inspiration, check out photos of Hollywood’s hottest celebrities displaying summer’s biggest trends on the red carpet at Cannes, one of the world’s most prestigious film festivals and the official start to summer fashion season.

1. Round diamond studs will always be popular, but don’t underestimate the power of a gorgeous pair of drop earrings to lengthen the face. More than round diamonds, hoops, or chandelier earrings, long, narrow drop earrings elongate the neck and create a slimming silhouette. Up-and-coming Hollywood starlet Mia Wasikowska recently gave a simple dress and hairstyle an elegant twist with a pair of drop earrings.

2. In general, it’s always a good idea to match the weight and heft of your jewelry to your clothes. In the summer pack away big bold cocktails rings and heavy filigreed necklaces in favor of super-light bangles and stackable rings. You can buy fun, inexpensive bracelets and rings online to complement your floaty summer dresses.

3. Summer dresses come along with a variety of open necklines, from scoopnecks to one-shoulder styles to the ever-popular strapless dress. Match your necklace to your neckline for a sure-fire pulled together look—make sure your necklace hits right above the beginning of your neckline.

4. All Hollywood celebrities know—gemstones have the secret power to make you look super-tan and incredible all the time. Their deep, intensely-colored glow brings out the best in every complexion. Emeralds look incredible on everyone, sapphires look amazing on brunettes, and aquamarine brings out the beauty of your blue eyes. Remember, you can buy genuine gemstone earrings and rings online—but only at a reputable jewelry site. Angelina Jolie, the queen of laid-back beauty, rocked an emerald ring and bracelet at Cannes, while Uma Thurman wore a pair of dramatic emerald earrings.

5. Summer’s casual fashions often call for casual hairstyles, and it’s fun to show off your highlighted, beachy hair by wearing it down. When you do, choose big, showy earrings like hoops or chandeliers, because smaller earrings like round diamond studs will get lost in your hair! Selma Hayek, known for her bold fashion sensibility, pulled her hair to one side to show off a pair of earrings embellished with round diamonds.

6. While nothing says “summer” as much as a stack of bangles clinking on your arm like ice cubes in a glass of lemonade, wearing the fun, inexpensive bracelets on both arms can look a little too youthful. Channel Rachel McAdams’ recent Cannes look and keep the bangles on only one arm for a more sophisticated take. Mix and match every kind of bangle—from tennis bracelets set with round diamonds to exotic carved wood bangles—for a unique, individual look.

7. If you are invited to a summer wedding or any outdoor event, it can be a challenge to come up with a look that is both elegant and dressy and comfortable on a humid August night. Solve that problem by pulling your hair into a super-comfortable ponytail or chignon—and then jazzing up that casual hairstyle with a festively decorated brooch, comb or barrette.

8. In the casual air of summer, statement jewelry can sometimes feel overpowering. But you don’t have to store all the cocktail rings and bib necklaces for fall! Just pair them with super simple outfits like the classic white tee and jeans combination or a neutral sundress for a summer look that is as fashionable as it is wearable.

9. Collect favorite charms, too-small rings, and single earrings and wear them on a single chain for a fun charm pendant look.

10. Extend a short necklace by adding ribbon.

Guest post by online jewelry store – Whiteflash.com.
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  1. wow I didn’t know. thank you for the great tips! : ]