Some Trendy Necklace Designs Through the Years

Necklaces are great accessories to have because you can use them in any kind of outfit.  They can be easily mixed and matched with any outfit or you can even combine several of them together to form layers. They do make an outfit stand out right away. If you have not been doing this, then it is time for you to go to the jewelry section of your favorite store to check on the necklace display section to see the new and upcoming trends and start your own necklace collection as well. Experimenting with your looks, including your accessories and jewelry pieces can make you go from wearing safe outfits to a certified trendy fashionista.

Throughout the years, trends have changed when it comes to necklace designs.  You can see from the accessories used by models on the runway to A-list celebrities in red carpet occasions what the current trends are, even when it comes to the world of accessories.  However, there are designs that have withstood the test of time and survived the ever changing and fickle minds of users and fashion experts.  This goes with the other jewelry designs as you can see whether in an earring display of a celebrity collection to what can actually be seen in the window displays of jewelers. Here are some necklace designs that never seem to be out of style:

Plastic hippie necklaces

  • Plastic hippie necklaces

This is one design that is constant.  Plastic necklace pieces have survived the changing trends because of its no-fuss, easy to clean and maintain nature. Back in the late 1960s, the hippie culture blossomed and people started pushing the envelope when it comes to fashion, Plastic jewelry became trendy because of the loud colors and fun designs of the pieces. Nowadays, their practicality in maintenance and versatility when matched with various outfits has catapulted them back to popularity.

Name necklace/pendant

  • Name necklace/pendant

This is a classic design because of the personalized feel of the necklace.  Back in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s, sterling silver necklaces with name pendants became the “in” thing. Thanks to the popular television show Sex and the City, where the lead Carrie (played by Sarah Jessica Parker) loved wearing her necklace with her name on it, this pendant/necklace combo became trendy again.

Candy necklace

  • Candy necklace

Kids look forward to making this as it is a fun craft to do and you get to eat all the candy after. Of course, for adults, the jelly tones and the happy colors make it a mainstay in fashion.

Necklace display stores online and sections in stores show what is trendy but these designs will always stay and be popular.  People always want to see what is new, but some classic designs somehow remain.

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