Maybe it’s the year-round sunshine, or maybe you can chalk it up to all that green juice and meditation… All we know is that Angelenos possess a relaxed cool-girl vibe we want to emulate—and it shows with their outfits. You know the look: It strikes the perfect balance between put-together and effortless, and it’s often marked by vintage denim, basic tees, and on-point accessories.
But while their style veers toward casual, they don’t shy away from making a statement when it comes to their jewelry. Just ask blogger Sara Escudero of Collage Vintage, an L.A. girl by way of Spain who says attention-grabbing baubles are the perfect way to add interest to an otherwise laid-back look. Today she’s sharing three ways you can use of-the-moment statement jewelry from her go-to brand, BaubleBar. The brand is known for it's mix-and-match, layerable pieces, which makes it easy for Escudero to channel her West Coast style, or enhance any type of personal style.
Keep scrolling to get the fashion-girl tips on making your jewelry stand out front and center.
Play up color
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As every L.A. fashion girl knows, neutrals are the perfect backdrop for statement accessories. Turn the volume up on a breezy white bohemian blouse with eye-catching jewel-toned earrings featuring fun, on-trend pom-poms. “It’s the perfect mix of dressy and relaxed,” Escudero says of the look.
Mix feminine with masculine
go big or go home
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Jeans and a tee don’t have to be boring. Case in point: Escudero amped up her off-duty L.A.-girl uniform by adding an oversize bib necklace, a crystal cuff, and a crystal choker wrapped around her wrist as a double bracelet. It’s also the perfect way to get more wear out of statement-making jewelry you might otherwise relegate to more formal occasions.
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