For the past few seasons, hoop earrings have reigned as the fashion set’s go-to statement-making piece of jewelry. But giving all our earlobes a break, the coin necklace trend has quickly flourished into the return of layered necklaces as the new way to make a statement with your jewelry.
From layers on layers of gold chains to chunky, retro pendants paired with dainty chokers, layering your necklaces has become an art that our favorite It girls and bloggers have quickly mastered. Get inspired by some of the best necklace pairings spotted on Instagram and build your own layered look that speaks for itself this season.
Play with texture by mixing and matching different style chains with one another so each individual piece stands out.
Pair a wider chain link necklace with your dainty pendants for the perfect contrast to your layers.
Child of Wild, US $58.00, Revolve.
Foundrae has become the style set’s go-to fine jewelry brand for layering-friendly necklaces—style this drop pendant with a shorter, choker-inspired chain link or a coin necklace.
Foundrae, US $3,228.97, Net-a-Porter.
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The ubiquitous coin necklace makes for the perfect starting point when layering—let it be your focal point and build from there.
Shashi, US $42.00, Shopbop.
Length is key: layer different length chains to let each pendant necklace have its own moment and shine.
For just $29 per month, rent new and vintage designer jewelry pieces like Chanel, Hermes, Saint Laurent, Gucci, and more from e-tailer Switch.
Vintage Chanel necklace, joinswitch.com.
Throw it back with an ’80s-approved layer of chunky pendants that can be worn alone or styled with more necklaces to take the look up a notch.
Sonia Rykiel Vintage, US $431.81. farfetch.com.
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Seashell jewelry is back and a conch shell necklace makes for the perfect way to break up all your gold chains.
Wear it solo or layer it with dainty gold necklaces and pendants.
Tohum, US $285.00, shoptohumdesign.com.
Go for maximum impact with statement-making pendant necklaces—from shells to unique shapes to full-on sculptural pieces.
Anissa Kermiche mannequin pendant necklace, US $431, anissakermiche.com.
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Go big with your pendant game in this art deco-inspired, layer-friendly piece.
Natasha Schweitzer, US $374.00, Net-a-Porter
Keep it classic with layers of dainty, simple chain necklaces that still make a statement without feeling too over-the-top.
A simple gold chain is easy to build upon with more necklaces—whether you want to weave in chokers, pendants, or just multiple layered chains.
Aurelie Bidermann, US $252.00, farfetch.com