Pearl drop earrings are one of the most elegant looking jewelry and is a popular choice of jewelry for women when they are attending a formal dinner or event.
Like diamonds, pearls are associated with classiness. Somehow they seem to have a way to ‘magically’ add some class to a woman, which is why diamonds and pearls always go well together.
A pair drop pearl earrings will make the lady look even more feminine and it can even be worn on its own without needing any other accessories, if the design is elaborate.
Although real pearls are the best to go for it you can afford it, faux pearls that are made of resin, shell or glass material can look equally great too, and they come at prices that are affordable for everyone. Even if you have no ear-holes, you can always go for clip on pearl earrings.
That said, pearls are not the magic bullet that will instantly make every woman look classy. The clothes and other accessories you wear with the pearl earrings will make a difference too.
So what are some of the best ways to wear a pair of drop pearl earrings?
#1 Rule: Determine the Glam Factor Of The Earrings
First of all, it all depends on how elaborate or how much details the earrings have.
Usually the more elaborate, bigger in size or longer the earrings, the more it should be treated as the center-piece. This means you should only wear the earrings and no other accessories near it (usually no necklace), so that there will be nothing to compete attention away from the earrings.
Pearl drop earrings that are long and have elaborate details like this should be worn alone without a competing necklace.
As the earrings look so glamorous, they are best worn in formal occasions like a wedding or a formal dinner event. In fact, this can be a gorgeous pair of pearl wedding earrings that will go well with a wedding dress.
Small and basic looking pearl teardrop earrings like the one above can be complemented with a pearl or diamond necklace. The necklace size can be small or closer to the size of the earrings to create a visually balanced look, or you can go for a more elaborate looking necklace if you want the attention to be on it.
Small pearls earrings like are usually worn with work or casual outfits. They are probably not suitable to be worn to a formal event because they don’t stand out. Unless you want to draw attention to your pretty dress or another beautiful jewelry like a necklace or brooch, then wearing these type of small and simple pearl earrings will be subtle enough to complement with the rest.
Semi-formal pearl dangle earrings like these are versatile pieces. They can be worn with work outfits or on a casual day out. You can wear them on its own, or match them with a long necklace to create a natural visual flow.
- Gold pearl drop earrings tend to have a more ‘vintage’ feel. Silver pearl earrings usually have a more modern take.
- If you have long hair, tying/half-tying or doing your hair up will attract attention to your pearl drop earrings, as they will not be hidden by your hair. If you have beautiful earrings and want to show them off, then it’s best to tie your hair up so that nothing will hinder it’s brilliance. Let your hair down only if you want a more subtle look.