Stow away your delicate jewellery pieces, for now. It’s time to showcase the big guns — statement necklaces. Like in the world of fashion, jewellery is also graced with an extensive range of designs. Whether you choose to accessorise using animal-inspired jewellery or unique, transforming ones, each is picked to represent your personality.

Same goes for these statement necklaces. They are huge, colourful, bold — designed with the sole purpose of being the most eye-catching piece on your entire outfit. But it’s not always about having the biggest diamond around your neck or owning one of the most expensive necklaces in the world.

We’ve selected five necklaces that are unique in its own way, same may be shinier than the others but still bold enough to be paired with your basic black dress. Step up your accessories-game with these to-your-face necklaces that are made to stand out on every occasion.

1
Roberto Cavalli's snake necklace

Adding to the animal-inspired jewellery trend, this Roberto Cavalli piece is made out of gold-patinaed metal, featuring Swarovski crystal embellishments and an open design. The necklace wraps around your neck delicately like how a snake would, adding a venomous touch to your outfit.

Roberto Cavalli snake necklace, RM4,700 (approx. conversion)

2
Rosantica's Rete necklace

This beaded necklace is definitely one of the most eye-catching pieces. The detailing goes all the way down your decollate, draping it with blue brass and quartz in the most appealing labyrinth-like design. A piece is best worn with off shoulder tops or dresses.

Rosantica Rete necklace, RM4,200 (approx. conversion)

3
Marni's macramé embellished necklace

Keeping to the brand’s vision of an elegantly eclectic approach, this black and blue cotton necklace features a traditional macrame design, but also embellished with mix stones for a more elegant approach.

Marni embellished necklace, RM3,200 (approx. conversion)

4
Monies' oversize wooden necklace

The best raw materials, along with artistic consideration of composition and colour are used for every Monies piece. This wooden necklace is one of them. Made out of petrified wood, each piece of wood is layered accordingly to go around the neckline.

Monies oversize wooden necklace, RM2,700 (approx. conversion)

5
Prada's mesh metal bead choker

This necklace represents Prada’s style well — cleverly constructed and confidently designed. Featuring a gold-tone latticework, the metal choker is accentuated with metal bead details, which flows down nicely on your decollete.

Prada mesh metal bead choker, RM8,400 (approx. conversion)

 

Jolin Lee
Contributor
Unlike most modern-day millennials, Jolin does not need caffeine or alcohol to power through the day (and night). Her eye for beauty is as sharp as her eyeliner flick, and she can spot your unblended eye makeup from a mile away.