You’d think that nailing the layered necklace look was as simple as putting on two or three different chains and walking out the door, but there’s actually something of a science to it. Each layer’s length, weight and pendant size must be carefully considered — invite the wrong guest to your neck party and it’ll end up a tangled mess.
Still, that’s not to say you can’t pull off the look, or that it takes much study. Click through the slideshow above for a crash course in how to layer necklaces, along with some handy visual aids.
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