The Iconic Investment Pieces You'll Want to Wear Forever

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When it comes to jewelry, nothing says iconic quite like Cartier. The brand has been around since the 1800s, and its gorgeous designs continue to be coveted over the decades. This is especially true of Cartier's most iconic collections, a curation that represents creativity and style of the past, present, and future, so every piece is truly timeless. Iconic, no? I recently styled them at our fall Who What Wear Collection shoot and got to experience the magic firsthand. Together, the pieces turned even the most understated looks into something truly timeless. Prepare to be inspired.


I've always been drawn to the LOVE collection by Cartier (I mean, who doesn't love LOVE?), so I leaned into it in a major way with this bodysuit look. For an elevated stacking moment that felt both bold and chic, I layered on plenty of yellow gold LOVE pieces in a variety of sizes. For an impactful finishing touch, I added the Juste un Clou bracelet in the same yellow gold. Between the screw details and the memorable nail shape, these two collections are standouts that I reach for over and over again. Dating back to 1970s New York City, these two styles are designed with clean lines and precious details that can be easily elevated to create the most special looks, a concept that's both classic and modern.


An all vegan leather look calls for an equally daring stacking moment. Combining a Panthère watch (beloved by fashionable women and men alike) with the Juste un Clou bracelet takes this stack to the next level. Both collections call back to the wild decades of their original designs, but their shapes have proven to be truly timeless. Add a few LOVE rings, and these three collections make for a dream combination that represents a modern take on classic designs—the very thing the iconic Cartier collections are all about.


Playing with mixed metals is a true lesson in masterful jewelry stacking. The Trinity collection is an emblematic Cartier design that intertwines yellow, rose, and white gold in each piece, and it's the place to begin for creative stacking. This collection's tactile nature makes it feel part-jewelry, part-sculpture, and it's been in the Cartier archives since the 1920s. Talk about legendary. I started with the Trinity ring and added two pavé LOVE rings (they're even more striking when worn together) and more yellow gold as the anchor to an effortlessly luxe look.

Want to see more of Cartier's most iconic jewelry and watches? Discover all the collections here.

Associate Fashion Director, Branded Content

Michaela Bushkin is the associate fashion director on the branded content team. She is based in Los Angeles and is going on her sixth year at Who What Wear. Michaela has always worked in the content world, previously at Whalerock and The Zoe Report. Her current role involves executing content, photo shoots, and events for fashion brands from retailers to luxury designers and everything in between. She spends her free time online shopping (or "researching" as she likes to call it), reading at the beach, and trying as many new restaurants in L.A. as possible.