words Alexa Wang
Looking subtle is such 2020 behavior; 2021 is all about the iconic statement pieces. Women on Instagram are choosing to play with bold colors, wearing funky designs in jewelry, pairing with chunky sneakers, and adding the perfect amount of accessories to all of their outfits.
That’s the great thing about jewelry – women can style it with their regular clothes, and suddenly they look like a cover page model. Accessories add style to the wardrobe, set a mood for the outfit, and allow you to experiment with your clothing – be it a formal or informal occasion.
Taking inspiration from famous Instagram celebrities such as Selena Gomez, Dua Lipa, Chrissy Teigen, Kylie Jenner, and Gigi Hadid, no one is playing it subtle anymore. Jewelry has become about heavy statement pieces, colorful and modern spin on vintage designs, styled with some fun, chic and quirky outfits. There are many lessons that young girls and other women can pick from these A-listers and have fun with these accessories in their personal style. Everybody is looking for different ways to feel great in the current situation, look amazing, and what better way than to design some classy looks and style some beautiful jewelry? Here are five style lessons that you can take home with you, straight from the Insta-famous celebrities:
1. Gemstone Jewelry
Famous stars such as Zendaya and Anya Taylor-Joy can be seen rocking some colorful stones and crystals on their feed. This recent trend has become increasingly popular amongst famous NY and LA brands to include precious stones in their jewelry selections. This allows customers to enjoy the natural benefits of different gemstones, which help refresh and recycle the soul, mind, and body from various everyday pollutants. Shungite jewelry is one such stone that has health properties in carbon form and helps protect the body from negative energies. One can play around with gemstone jewelry with dainty Shungite pendants, crystal rings, charm bracelets, etc. It’s so popular that even men can be seen wearing beaded gemstones in solid colors. You can easily style gemstone jewelry since the finishing is in metal, so ideally, gold/platinum will be preferable if you want the piece to last for a long time.
2. Small Frames
Small frames are a must-have for the wardrobe this year. Billie Eilish, Hailey Bieber, and Bella Hadid can always be sported wearing small rectangular or cat-eye frames with their designer outfits. The trend for small glares has been carried over from last year and has gotten even more prominent. Pairing these with a regular crop top and jeans will elevate the entire outfit and make you look nothing less than an influencer. The best part about the small frames is that no one can go wrong with pairing these, and they look attractive on most face shapes. One can wear them in tinted colors like rose, orange, red, etc. You can easily find these in famous thrift stores or online portals and get ready to style different outfits to help the frames look like a dream.
3. Using Scarves as Tops
You’ll rarely find something as multi-functional as a scarf. These dynamic pieces of clothes come in handy when you’re in a fix. On your bag, In your hair, around your neck – they are everywhere. But the reason they are the highlight of some celebrities’ wardrobe this summer is – their use as a Top! Several celebrities, including Martha Hunt and Maya Jama, are someone to get inspired from. Always a notch ahead in her fashion game, Bella Hadid certainly owns the scarf top with her easy-breezy style. Given how much there is to choose from – You’ll never run out of choices.
4. Rainbow-Colored Rings
The infamous candy-colored rings are all that 2021 selfies are about. Iconic stars Dua Lipa, Bella Hadid, and Miley Cyrus can be seen wearing enamel jewelry and styling it with beautiful chunky necklaces and sequin dresses for their performances. The Italian-based designer Bea Bongiasca has taken inspiration to provide happiness and escapism in the form of jewelry in these current times. Flashy neon colors are twisted in funky shapes like a snake, flower, with added crystals to make the jewelry look exquisite. One can pair these rings with beautiful danglers in similar shape and color, which one can find in her other collections as well. The rainbow-themed palettes are all about the nostalgia that one would get from their school day. These rings in 2021 are Instagram-approved, so maybe you should get going and find yourself a similar pair.
5. Platform Block Heels
Luxury brands like Versace and Louis Vuitton have brought back the 70’s style fashion of block heels, and celebrities on Instagram are all for it. Apart from mules and quilted heels, platform block heels in bright colors can be seen on celebrities like Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Megan Thee Stallion, and many more. One can easily pair these with boot-cut trousers, pleated skirts, or plaid style long shirt-dresses and add a chunky necklace and studs to finish the look. There are different shades available like – bubblegum pink, scarlet red, electric blue, yellow, orange, parrot green, etc. One can also stick to the basic black heel to easily match all outfits to their aesthetics. These shoes have been ruling for the last three years and are going to be in fashion for a long time, so absolutely a must-have for your wardrobe.