I Always Wear 15 Pieces of Jewelry—Here's What I Know About Accessorizing

If you saw me today, you would find it hard to believe that just five years ago, I hardly wore any jewelry. I say that because, these days, at any given moment, I’m wearing between 15 and 19 of my favorite items. Think: one pair of earrings, four necklaces, a few delicate bracelets, a couple colorful bracelets, a watch, and lots and lots of rings.

Getting to this highly accessorized point, however, was neither fast nor easy. It took years of searching and a bit of spending, but it was all worth it in the end. Luckily, along the way, I learned a few things about both buying and wearing jewelry that might help those in search of a daily jewelry wardrobe of their own get there more quickly than I did. And while I’ve been fortunate enough to save up for some investment pieces, the same look I have can be achieved, thanks to all the amazing affordable options out there.

So if you’re ready to become that jewelry-wearing girl, continue on to read my top three tips and to shop some of my favorite pieces along the way.