Necklace Layering 101: Everything You Need to Master the Look

Editor confession: Layering necklaces totally throws me for a loop. I find it to be one of the hardest fashion skills to master, so in a somewhat self-motivated move, I decided to demystify the art once and for all. If you struggle with the skill as well, scroll to check out a breakdown of the components of five well-executed layered looks and everything you need to replicate your favorite combination. Plus, you’ll find a handy (and very pinnable) necklace lengths infographic below for you to reference where each piece should go. After reading this, you'll never again question how to layer necklaces; instead, you'll have a strong jewelry game every time.

Necklace Lengths Infographic

Formula: 14" choker necklace + 16" dainty necklace + 24" pendant necklace

Formula: 14" dainty necklace + 18" dainty necklace

Formula: two 20" coin necklaces

Formula: 16" dainty necklace + 18" large chain necklace + 20" charm necklace

Formula: 14" choker necklace + 16" small chain necklace + 16" charm necklace

This story was published at an earlier date and has been updated.