Jewelry is an essential part to any woman’s outfit. Whether it’s a special occasion or part of your workwear,  jewelry can make or break your outfit. You might enjoy going over the top with your accessories, or maybe you prefer an understated look instead. No matter what your style is, every woman should build a versatile jewelry wardrobe comprised of jewelry basics that can be worn with anything at any time. Here’s the TGIFguide to help you start building your own beautiful, and versatile jewelry collection today!

Diamond Stud Earrings –These make a wonderful foundation piece for you jewelry wardrobe. A pair of diamond studs will become a firm favorite due to their versatility and simplicity. Diamond studs  compliment and enhance any outfit you pair them with. Remember when choosing these pieces, to go for ones that suit your personal style. Try out different settings, sizes and designs until you find the perfect pair. Make sure they aren’t too heavy and are comfortable to wear. Always buy diamond jewelry from a reputable supplier, such as Whiteflash. You can find a review for Whiteflash on Your Diamond Guru.

Image Credit : Harper's Bazaar

Image Credit : Harper’s Bazaar

Pearl necklace – Pearl necklaces have always been a chic and timeless jewelry item. They can be worn to the office or to a romantic meal and will make your outfit feel instantly more refined. When buying pearls for yourself, you will be overwhelmed with choice. You could go for a classic string of pearls or just a single pearl on a chain. Either will work well and can be pair with anything from a white shirt to a little black dress. Choose a piece you are likely to wear again and again. But also consider the length and color carefully. Again, be sure to buy pearls from a reputable supplier.


Bangle Bracelets – Whether you prefer slim and slender or big and bulky, bangles should be an essential feature in your wardrobe. You can stack them or wear them on their own and they will always make a statement. You can’t go wrong with silver or gold bangles, but there are also other materials to choose from such as perspex and unique woven. Why not experiment by combining different widths, colors and materials together?  This is likely to bring out your individuality more. Go with what you love when it comes to bangles, but make sure they can be worn with anything rather than just one outfit.

Cocktail ring – Otherwise known as a large gemstone ring, this piece will add a flash of color to your collection. As with all jewelry, there are thousands of options to choose from. Always go for the gemstone that draws your attention instantly. It may be one larger stone or a cluster of smaller gems. Also, look for unusual settings and designs for a more modern feel to this classic piece.

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When starting your jewelry collection, it’s vital that you get the basics right. Once you’ve acquired these, you can then build and develop it. Your basics don’t have to be boring, just make sure they are of a beautiful quality and that you love them. That way you’re more likely to wear them for years to come and you will always look perfectly polished. Have fun and let your individuality shine through.


Written by Jacqueline Chambers

Jacqueline Chambers

Jacqueline Chambers is the founder of TGIFguide. She uses her innate skills as a natural “connector” to serve businesses, brands and individuals in the LA area and beyond.