Spotlight: 7 Easy Jewelry Styling Ideas
Best known for her delicate, layer-friendly jewelry, Jennifer Zeuner is literally the queen of timeless pieces that you can rock everyday and for any occasion. Today, we’re showing you how we layer and style a few of our favorite baubles from her gorgeous accessory line. Whether we’re matching our rings to our clutches or our necklaces to an edgy leather top, we guarantee you’ll fall hard for our next-level pairings—not to mention the Jen Zeuner pieces that led the way! Photos: Stephen Busken.
Mix Different Shapes
You’ve heard of mixing metals, but what about mixing shapes? This seemingly daring styling tip is anything but—and can actually look pretty maj with just the right pieces. Here, we took two Jen Zeuner staples we love: the mini Priscilla necklace and the plate-engraved Harley loved necklace and layered them atop a casually cool leather tee. The dominant, bar-shaped necklace teamed with a dainty, oval-shaped eye pendant up top is recipe for a perfect, on-point pairing you can rock everyday. Thoughts?
Invest In Everyday Staples
Strong supporters of the arm party, we’re always game to liven up our existing batch of bangles and bracelets with a fresh new piece. If you’re eager to layer to perfection via the best baubles around, look no further than the Stacy three-diamond bangle and Lily wishbone bracelet; two subtle staples that are so versatile and wearable you won’t ever have to take them off. That being said, we're rocking these pretty accents everywhere from the office to black-tie dinner parties.
- Lily Bracelet, Jennifer Zeuner $132
Layer Different Metals
If you’re hesitant to try out the mixed-metal trend, start slowly by working with your most delicate pieces. Layer Jen Zeuner’s gold, Mia baby necklace with a rose-toned one for really chic results. To create the perfect mixed-metal jewelry look, we recommend rocking a solid, structured top like this white one.
- Mia Baby Necklace, Jennifer Zeuner $165
Nail Your Minimalist Look
Calling all minimalists: If mixing metals and layering just isn’t your thing, we have just the staple piece for you. Meet the Yvette three-banded ring; the perfect combo of modern and refined elegance, you’re sure to make a statement by decorating your digit with this less-is-more must-have. Here, we’re downplaying a girly get up by juxtaposing a sequined skirt with edgy accents—and it seems to be working!
- Yvette Three Band Ring, Jennifer Zeuner $253
Experiment With A New Style
Looking to de-snooze a basic blouse or tee? Give a luxe, leather tank a chic revamp by styling it with the Faith necklace in rose. Fashioned in an anything-but-basic lariat style with an earthy hamsa detail, this piece is spot-on for creating a GNO look that is sure to turn heads.
- Faith Lariat, Jennifer Zeuner $253
Accessorize Your Textured Handbag
Carrying a textured clutch or handbag calls for baubles that won’t distract, but are still eye-catching and gorgeous. Pair your textured accent du jour with these two understated pieces we love. By keeping your metals consistent, especially when working with a metallic carryall, you’re guaranteed a next-level outcome.
- Stacy Three Diamond Bangle, Jennifer Zeuner $242
Pair Your Prints Accordingly
Sometimes, it’s easy to feel stumped when trying to pair a patterned top with the right necklace—without creating a look that’s too distracting. Fear not Zoe Reporters, we have just the bauble to best complement a busy blouse. Meet the Samara necklace in rose: uniquely shaped, delicate and best worn with prints or underneath your shirt collar, you can’t go wrong by investing in this dreamy piece.
- Samara Necklace, Jennifer Zeuner $264