Posted on February 20, 2014

Fashion Classic: The Chanel Pearl Necklace

Accessoires/ Rebel/ Romantique

  Rebel Chanel pearl necklace

We have to thank Coco Chanel for one of the most timeless and elegant fashion classics: The Breton shirt, the quilted leather handbag, the monochrome look and  the long strands of pearls.

To not make a pearl necklace look dated, we like our pearls long, paired with the obligatory mariniere stripes (bien sur!) and with relaxed denim. Pop over a navy blazer or boucle jacket to complete the look.

Above: Pearls don’t have to be Chanel. Rebel’s casual, multi strand necklace is from Sum Cinque.

anne-hathaway chanel pearl necklace

I love playful pearl necklaces as shown above on Anne Hathaway from the movie “The Devil wears Prada”. Consisting of several strands and playful charms thrown in. If you like your pearls whimsical like me, look for a mix of pearls and iconic Chanel charms such as the Eifel tower, the birdcage, the camellia, globes and bows.

  Romantique Chanel long pearl necklace

Just like Rebel, I like my gem necklace stylish but casual: Paired with a breton striped cashmere cardigan from Galliano and denim skirt from H&M,

Chanel necklace gingham bow

On my wish list: Chanel pearls and Vichy gingham bows. J’adore!

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