Pendant Necklaces You Can Wear With Anything--We Promise!

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.

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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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    Rashida Jones

    The actress elevates a striped shirt with Kelly Wearstler’s quartz Nadya Pendant Necklace ($495).

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    Tali Lennox

    The model’s complements an understated dress with vintage-inspired silver bird pendant.

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    Cara Delevingne

    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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    Rihanna

    A Chanel medallion over a Givenchy tunic, paired with Chanel’s Vintage Paris Logo White Sunglasses ($1500) and a backwards baseball hat, channels a touch of ‘90s hip-hop appeal.

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    Jamie Chung

    A dainty stone pendant, such as Chung’s Samantha Wills Romancing The Stone Necklace ($133, available in Turquoise) in Champagne, adds an artisanal element to her Minkpink Darkness Playsuit ($71).

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    Heidi Klum

    Klum amps up breezy summer staples, like her Holmes & Yang Printed Cami ($395) and Vince Camuto Coco Tote ($129) in Fiery Coral Alce, with a dazzling geometric bauble.

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    Reese Witherspoon

    Witherspoon’s long gold pendant adds interest to her laid-back open-knit sweater.

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    Charlize Theron

    The actress’ crystal pendant acts as the perfect dramatic foil to a striped shirt and blazer.

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    Diane Birch

    Birch slips on a vintage dress and H&M blazer with a feather pendant by Goro (the singer purchased the necklace in Tokyo, but Ariel Gordon’s Jewelry Feather Pendant Necklace ($495) is a similar alternative).

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    Florence Welch

    Welch adds feminine charm to her vintage Gucci blazer and crisp button-down with a delicate pendant piece.

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    Olivia Wilde

    Wilde’s punches up her MaxMara dress with a bauble worthy of Liberace’s mental, House of Lavande’s 1970’s Castlecliff Pendant Necklace ($848).

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    Anne Hathaway

    Hathaway’s off-duty uniform--Eugenia Kim’s Gary Cap ($209) and a Madewell denim dress--is the perfect showcase for a sparkling gold bauble.

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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.

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Long Double Pendant Necklace

Long Double Pendant Necklace

Elizabeth Cole, $418
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Asymmetrical Necklace

Asymmetrical Necklace

Kelly Wearstler, $295
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Cody Necklace

Cody Necklace

Dannijo, $525
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Down The Road Necklace

Down The Road Necklace

Vanessa Mooney, $66
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Bird & Nest Necklace

Bird & Nest Necklace

Monserat De Lucca, $71
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Totem Pendant II Necklace

Totem Pendant II Necklace

Lizzie Fortunato, $395
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Ruby Gold-Plated Feather Necklace

Ruby Gold-Plated Feather Necklace

Jade Jagger, $349
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Silver and Glass Necklace

Silver and Glass Necklace

Maison Martin Margiela, $525
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Mini Arrowhead Necklace

Mini Arrowhead Necklace

Pamela Love, $185
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Rituals Necklace

Rituals Necklace

Need Supply Co., $32
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Swarovski Crystal Pendant Necklace

Swarovski Crystal Pendant Necklace

Mawi, $630
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Gizelle Necklace

Gizelle Necklace

Lionette NY, $386
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Oversize Spike Pendant Necklace

Oversize Spike Pendant Necklace

Topshop, $20
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1970's Castlecliff Pendant Necklace

1970's Castlecliff Pendant Necklace

House of Lavande, $848
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Romancing The Stone Necklace

Romancing The Stone Necklace

Samantha Wills, $133
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Nadya Pendant Necklace

Nadya Pendant Necklace

Kelly Wearstler, $495
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