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When you add jewelry to an ensemble that includes nude shoes, start by making decisions about the look you're going for. If you're wearing neutrals or a soft color palette, you have a couple options. Either keep your entire look soft by opting for subtle jewelry, or wear a single statement piece -- without any competition from the rest of your look, your jewelry will garner a ton of attention. Choose the single-statement-piece route if you're going super bold with your outfit, as well -- more than one piece of jewelry will distract from your dress, while anything subtler than one bold selection will fade into the background.
When you're decked out in subdued, neutral tones, any bold piece of jewelry you choose to wear will stand out. Take this opportunity to wear something that truly represents your personal style. Imagine you're wearing a pale gray midi-length dress over a pair of nude, strappy, high-heel sandals. Slide an oversize, lattice-work cuff onto your arm in an eye-catching metal such as rose gold or in mixed materials such as silver with blue enamel. Super chic.
Oversize Stud Earrings
For an occasion when you're opting for a demure, feminine look with your nude heels, punch up your ensemble with a vintage-inspired nod to the past. Envision yourself in a pale peach silk chiffon dress that falls just over your knees. Slide your feet into nude peep-toe pumps and you're almost done. For the grand finale, put on a pair of oversize stud globe earrings with allover pavé crystals. All of that sparkle next to your barely-there, blushing color palette will work wonders.
If sleek-and-refined is your goal of the day, adding jewelry is simple. Visualize yourself in a thin black turtleneck sweater -- go for a luxe fabric such as a cashmere blend or merino wool. Pull on a pair of black skinny jeans and step into nude platform pumps. For the piece de resistance, slide on a single statement ring. Your solid black outfit and subtle shoes offer the ideal background to make any piece pop. Think oversize, yellow gold cocktail ring smattered with colorful gemstones.
When you're stepping into a pair of nude high-heel gladiators as a finishing touch to a beautiful dress, you need your jewelry to be front-and-center so it isn't overshadowed by your pretty frock. Imagine you're donning a graphic print, bright blue, gray and black cocktail dress with cap sleeves and a mini-skirt length. Reach for a necklace, as anything else may go unnoticed. Opt for a long, single strand of black pearls or match your vibrant color story with a necklace boasting an oversize, blue drusy quartz pendant -- stunning.