Then and Now: The Best Back Necklaces

From Princess Dianna’s cascading pearls in 1985 to Jennifer Lawrence’s strand of 74-carat diamond beads at the 2013 Oscars, we’ve seen some incredible back necklaces throughout the years. And while this unexpected styling trick creates plenty of drama and memorable moments on the red carpet, the look is just as chic for less formal events too. In today’s slideshow, we reflect upon some our favorite front-to-back necklaces and help you shop the trend.

Jaime King

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Dress: Topshop

Jewelry: Bulgari

Jennifer Lawrence

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Dress: Dior Haute Couture

Jewelry: Chopard 

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Ashley Olsen

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Dress: The Row

Jewelry: Fred Leighton

Princess Diana

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Dress: Catherine Walker

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Anne Hathaway

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Dress: Prada

Jewelry: Tiffany & Co. 

Salma Hayek

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Dress: Stella McCartney Resort 13

Jewelry: Boucheron

Kate Hudson

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Dress: Emilio Pucci

Jewelry: Cartier

Nicole Kidman

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Dress: custom Balenciaga

Jewelry: L'Wren Scott 

Ashley Olsen

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Dress: New York vintage

Jewelry: Van Cleef & Arpels