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A necklace is a simple way to add some personality to your everyday look. If you wear a lot of basics, you might consider a more unique necklace to create some intrigue through texture (like a chain) or a focal point (like a pendant). Alternatively, you can layer necklaces and combine different styles to assemble the perfect neck dressing.
“If you are looking to simply grow your everyday collection, a necklace designed for layering is a great choice,” celebrity jeweler Kendra Scott tells PEOPLE. “These are often long, thin, and delicate necklaces, and may feature smaller gemstones or pendants.” She suggests finding necklaces of different lengths so you can layer them in fun arrangements.
Regardless of what style, metal, or length you choose, a necklace can add a level of whimsy or sophistication to your look. Read on to see our picks for the best necklaces for women (or anyone who wants a bit of bling).
Best Overall: Baublebar Lane 18K Gold Necklace
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Simple, unique, and timeless — this necklace is an ideal everyday piece of jewelry. Made with 18k gold-plated sterling silver, it doesn’t cost as much as pure gold, but it has that same signature look. At 19 inches, the chain sits right at your collarbone to accent your face. The cubic zirconia gems mimic diamonds for a little sparkle to catch the eye when you walk in a room. While it’s understated compared to a thicker or larger necklace, it still holds its own as a piece of standalone jewelry. Though should you choose to layer several pieces, it