Bracelets are the easiest accessory to wear.
Chunky, big and bold bracelets are everywhere. There are two basic things to consider when choosing a bracelet:
- size of your wrist. Follow the instructions below to measure it:
- Measure it by wrapping it with you middle finger and your thumb, use the opposite hand of course! If you can barely touch the tip of your fingers, it means your wrist is large. If you can just touch, it is medium, and if you thumb overlaps your middle finger, you wrist size is small.
- A big wrist will look even bigger if you wear a thin bracelet. So use bracelets that are similar in scale to your own wrist. A thin wrist can look too fragile and thinner with a chunky big bracelet...so choose accordingly.
- The other factor to consider when choosing a bracelet is the overall color. Is it gold, or silver based? take a look at this post Is my skin warm or cool? for finding out what suits you better.
That's it! Just have fun! Bracelets are a great way to add a fun touch to any look. You can play with them and combine them in as many ways as you can think! They don't actually have to "match" anything else! And they are a great way to create a signature look. Imagine you have a beautiful piece that you love and wear all the time, no matter what...That is a signature you bring with you everywhere. People start to recognize your look and expect you to wear it every time. I particularly love to use either a ring or a bracelet as signature pieces
Take a look at some bracelet ideas from the windows of 5th Avenue stores in New York City
Bracelets! From the stores of New York City.
Rhinestones creating beautiful flower shapes, in neutral colors of silver and gold...