What Jewelry to Wear to Prom: Trending Jewelry Styles For Your Big Night

You have the right dress and are planning your perfect prom night, but one thing’s missing: you have no idea what kind of jewelry to wear to prom.

That’s okay. It happens to the best of us. If you already have a beautiful dress, choosing your jewelry is the next most important step.

In this article, we’ve listed the best jewelry trends for prom depending on your type of dress to help you elevate your outfit and look dazzling all night long.

But before we dive in, it’s important to consider the relationship between neckline and jewelry style.

Neckline Compatibility

As you probably already know, the style and neckline of your dress will determine the kind of jewelry you will select for prom night. You can follow general guidelines to ensure you go with a harmonious combination that is visually appealing.

For example, if you have a halter dress, it’s best to skip the necklace, and instead focus on bracelets. For strapless dresses, drop earrings are amazing accessories to draw attention to the neckline. A high neckline would look fabulous with stacked bracelets and long earrings.

Styling Tips

When selecting the perfect prom jewelry, balance is essential. If your dress has sequence or beading, delicate jewelry is best to avoid overwhelming your look.

If your dress is more understated, go with bolder statement-prom jewelry. Also, make sure to coordinate the metal of your jewelry with the colors of the dress or other accessories, such as your bag or shoes.

Now, let’s dive into our best recommendations and trending jewelry styles to wear to prom this year, depending on your dress and preferences.

1.   Diamonds:

Diamond necklaces, bracelets, and earrings are all the rave right now. They are elegant, modern, and versatile, which makes them the perfect jewelry style for prom. If you’re wearing a strapless dress, or one with a heart-shaped necklace, consider wearing a classic Diamond Tennis Necklace to achieve a stunning look without breaking the bank.

If your dress has a high neckline, a pair of Drop Diamond Earrings will enhance the elegant shape of the dress.

And for any type of sleeveless dress, wear a classic Diamond Tennis Bracelet to add a striking touch to the whole look.

Diamonds are also the perfect option to create a beautiful ring stack. Wear a couple of Eternity Rings to achieve an elegant, understated look with your fresh manicure.

2.   Ear Cuffs:

Ear cuffs have become one of the most-wanted piece of the year. It’s not one of the strongest earring trends for nothing. If you want to style your ears to the top for prom but don’t have your ears pierced, ear cuffs are the perfect piece.

The kind of ear cuff you choose will depend on your prom hairstyle. If you are thinking of going with a high ponytail or a similar style, consider adding a statement ear cuff such as this Eternity Ear Cuff.

If you’re thinking of wearing your hair down, you can still combine your earrings with a beautiful ear cuff, but perhaps you might like to wear something more delicate, like this Clear Ear Cuff.

3.   Dainty Jewelry:

We’ve seen a rise in dainty jewelry styles for prom this year, and we’re not complaining. Dainty jewelry is described as delicate and elegant, and it’s a great way of adding an understated touch to your prom look without overwhelming your outfit.

For dresses with heart-shaped or strapless necklines, you can add a dainty necklace such as this Bright Solitaire Necklace to create a clean, delicate look.

You can also go with a pair of stunning stud earrings that will look delicate and feminine with whatever hairstyle. 

4.   Drop Earrings:

Drop earrings are another strong earring trend this year, and prom is no exception. They are the perfect companion for high-neckline dresses and updo hairstyles. If you want to add a touch of color to your look, you can do so with a pair of drop earrings similar to these Emerald Drop Earrings.

You can also go with a classic diamond look and wear your prom dress with a Tennis Earring Chain.

5.   Statement Rings

Statement rings are another staple piece in prom jewelry. Prom is the perfect opportunity to build a fabulous ring stack with a statement ring as the centerpiece. When building your ring stack, choose the main piece first depending on your dress color and the type of metal that goes best with it.

A great example of a beautiful statement ring is this Honeycomb Pinky Pave Ring.

You could also buy a ring set already styled, like this Madness Ring Stack.

Final Thoughts:

Selecting the right kind of jewelry for your prom night is not only accessorizing; it’s about creating a polished, stunning look that aligns with the significance of the occasion. Whether you decide to wear subtle or bold jewelry, the right accessories will contribute to the overall magic of the night.

From the attention-grabbing diamonds to the elegance of drop chain earrings, we’re certain you can find your perfect prom jewelry in this list.

At Artizan Joyeria we design fashion-forward, affordable luxury jewelry for unapologetically authentic women. You can find the pieces on this list and more at our website: www.artizanjoyeria.com

Frequently Asked Questions:

What kind of jewelry should you wear to prom?

The kind of jewelry you wear to prom will depend on your dress, hairstyle, and personal preferences. It will depend on whether you want your accessories to match the rest of your outfit, or you want them to stand out.

 For example, a bright pop of color will look great on an outfit with lots of white, light, or neutral tones. However, if you're wearing bolder colors, choose darker tones and details to break up the look.

If you’re trying to decide between gold and silver, use this tip: pale colors look best with gold jewelry, while dark-colored dresses look good with silver accessories.

Can you wear hoop earrings to prom?

Yes! Hoops are a great way to accessorize a prom dress, especially diamond hoops.

Whatever earrings you like best, it's essential to have a pair that matches your style. If you're looking for something with sparkle, studs or a pair of drop earrings that match your prom dress are the best choice. For a more delicate look, accessorize your prom dress with small hoops.

Do people wear bracelets to prom?

Absolutely. Bracelets are an amazing way to add charm, elegance, and style to your prom outfit. You can even wear stacked bracelets for a bolder look. However, if you are planning on wearing a long-sleeved dress, it’s best to ditch the bracelets and focus on rings.

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