The Pearl Makeover

Think pearls and our minds immediately conjure up the many iconic sartorial moments associated with the staid staple – Audrey Hepburns’s infamous necklace from Breakfast a Tiffany’s, Coco Chanel’s layered pearls, Jackie O’s enviable baubles, Princess Diana’s beloved pearl-sapphire choker. The pearl has been synonymous with elegance and sophistication for decades. So wasn’t it time for a makeover of sorts?

This year, the classic gem sheds it’s granny-chic tag to embrace a more contemporary style. Pearls have gotten a cool reinvention and we’re loving It!

The opulent stone is making it’s presence felt on just about everything. Our fave street style stars are updating their basic jeans and dresses with pearl detailing, taking inspiration from Miu Miu and Nicholas Kirkwood’s encrusted shoes and earning major Instagram cred with Gucci’s pearly sunnies. Take your pick from these fabulous pieces…

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