20 must-have statement necklaces
Pssst. Want to know the secret to making a sure-fire fashion statement this summer?
Simple. Wear a statement necklace.
"Once it was a favorite evening item, but now, a bold necklace can breathe life into a plain suit or take a plain T-shirt from drab to fab," says Karen Giberson, the president of the Accessories Council, a trade group. The range of choices is staggering, with prices going from under $20 to thousands of dollars, and designs that run from wildly ornate to starkly modern, from sparkly bibs and chunky collars to pendants and masses of beads.
Here, 20 options we love, and a peek at how the celebs are wearing them.