Now that autumn is well underway, we're favouring everything chunky that we can get our hands on. Thick woolly scarves, oversized cable knits and hefty platform soles – you name it, we're going big or we're going home.
However, we're also keen on a sense of balance – and in order to counteract the chunkiness that the season demands of our clothing, we're seeking jewellery that sits at the other end of the scale.
Enter: dainty jewellery.
What is dainty jewellery?
As the name suggests, dainty jewellery is all about delicacy. Maximalists may want to sit this one out, as the vibe is very much 'less is more'. On the opposite end of the spectrum to statement trends, dainty pieces are not eye-grabbing showstoppers, but the subtle, pretty staples that make up the majority of your jewellery collection. Because of their understated nature, these pieces lend themselves to layering – think fingers adorned with a slew of shimmery stacking rings and a décolleté swathed in fine gold chains.
Enhancing your accessory repertoire with a dash of sparkle is something of a challenge, given the exceptional quality of designs available right now. As we edge closer to the festive season, Swarovski's Octagon-cut Pavé bangle and Chanel's camellia pendant are at the very top of our wish list, but both Mejuri and Sif Jakobs are excellent for everyday minimalist pieces at an affordable price point.
Hello! Fashion shares the best dainty jewellery pieces to add to your everyday collection:
Minimus bracelet, £290, Matilde
Badgley Mischka 1/2 ctw Round Lab Grown Diamond Graduated Dangle Earrings,$525, Grown Brilliance
Talisman Azulea small band, £1,200, Debeers
Millenia Octagon-cut Pavé bangle, £135, Swarovski
Star motif earrings, £139, Thomas Sabo
Curb chain necklace, £125, Pandora
Adria ring, £89, Sif Jakobs
Classics gold crystal charm necklace, £65, Olivia Burton
Ori Earrings in Blue Sapphire & Diamond, £290, Juvetti
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