If chunky collars seem too intimidating and whispery delicate chains don’t interest you, pendant necklaces offer the perfect stylish compromise. That’s because these baubles—whether it’s a sleek geometric shape, an earthy quartz stone, or an intricate assortment of crystals—are striking without overtaking your outfit.
Pendant Necklaces You Can Wear With Anything--We Promise!
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No wonder paparazzi favorites like Reese Witherspoon, Rihanna, and more have been photographed in these adornments, which serve to amp up laid-back separates or enhance an already fashion-forward look. From bold, statement-making pieces to petite but equally arresting trinkets, click through our slideshow to see how celebrities are wearing this trend, and shop our edit of precious pendants too!
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The actress elevates a striped shirt with Kelly Wearstler’s quartz Nadya Pendant Necklace ($495).
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The model’s complements an understated dress with vintage-inspired silver bird pendant.
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A few layered gold pendants liven up Delevingne’s tough t-shirt and leather jacket combo. (Hers is Burberry Prorsum’s Quilted Leather Biker Jacket ($3595), by the way.)
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Witherspoon’s long gold pendant adds interest to her laid-back open-knit sweater.
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The actress’ crystal pendant acts as the perfect dramatic foil to a striped shirt and blazer.
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Welch adds feminine charm to her vintage Gucci blazer and crisp button-down with a delicate pendant piece.
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Allow the dramatic design of Lionette NY’s Gizelle Necklace ($386) in Topaz to take center stage against a little black dress.
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Add Art Deco-inspired flair to your look with Dannijo’s Cody Necklace ($525) in Light Blue.
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Play up the western vibe of Vanessa Mooney’s Down The Road Necklace ($66) in Silver by wearing it over a denim shirt.
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Pamela Love’s Mini Arrowhead Necklace ($185) in Antique Silver is another testament to the designer’s cool, gothic aesthetic.
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Need Supply Co.’s Rituals Necklace ($32) adds instant graphic glamour thanks to its geometric shape.
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Monserat De Lucca’s Bird & Nest Necklace ($71) will make a playful yet sophisticated addition to your jewelry repertoire.
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Maison Martin Margiela’s Silver and Glass Necklace ($525) possesses an earthy, mystical quality that’s stunning indeed (in other words, be prepared for double takes!).
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A little sliver of malachite makes for a high-impact accessory, we promise! Just slip Kelly Wearstler’s Asymmetrical Necklace ($295) over a simple tee.
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For the minimalist, we suggest Topshop’s Oversize Spike Pendant Necklace ($20) in Gold.
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Dripping in crystals, Elizabeth Cole’s Long Double Pendant Necklace ($418) is your shortcut to glamour paired with a silk tank and blazer.
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We’re sure girls like Sienna Miller or Kate Hudson would appreciate the bohemian appeal of Jade Jagger’s Ruby Gold-Plated Feather Necklace ($349).
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Mawi’s Swarovski Crystal Pendant Necklace ($630) in Blue is delicate enough to pair with everyday outfits.
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Not only does Lizzie Fortunato’s Totem Pendant II Necklace ($395) lend a splash of color to your outfit, the tassel closure means it’s just as intriguing from the back.