How to Select Length of the Necklace

by Lawrencia Jones

Womans necklaceNecklace is one of the most frequently used woman’s accessory. An elegant necklace adds style and class to your personality. Today you can find a women necklace in several different styles, sizes, shapes and materials. But it is necessary that you should pick a necklace that compliments with your outfit, skin tone and type of occasion on which you would wear it. In addition, of these things the length of the necklace is also an important factor to be considered before buying it, as different lengths are appropriate for different necklines and styles. Wearing the correct length will add elegance to your appearance.

Here are some tips about the length of the necklace.

This type of necklace has 12 or 13 inches length. Collar necklace is best suited with V shape neck or boat neck. It is also works well with off-the-shoulder and sleeveless dress.

The length of the choker necklace is 14 to 16 inches. Its look very classy and has single strands. You can wear a choker necklace with fancy dresses as well as casuals. A choker style looks amazing with a cocktail dress, which has scooped neckline.

It is a very popular type of necklace with 17 to 19 inches length. You can wear this necklace when the collar of your dress is either higher than the necklace or lower. Thus it is good that you should wear it with close fitting round neck lines.

These necklaces work well with high or very low necklines. The length of this necklace is about 20 to 24 inches. For your formal clothes or casual wear, you can go with this type of necklaces.

Opera necklace is best for you if you want to draw the eyes down to your chest and away from your neck. The length of this necklace is 28 to 34 inches. You can also double it. You can add elegance to your formal gown or blouse with an opera-length necklace

It looks very sexy and stylish and has length up to 45 inches. When you wear lariat necklace it bring attention to your curves, causing the eyes to sweep down onto your torso.

Beside of neckline it is also necessary that you should choose a length of a necklace according to your height and body shape. As if a petite woman wears a 24 inch necklace, it will look very distasteful.

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