Style dilemma: adding sparkle to smart casual...
The solution... accessorise
In this article

The solution... accessorise

Once you've got your basic look - a simple yet classic combination of jeans and a plain top - it's time to add the drama.

Costume jewellery is perfect to give your smart/casual look a lift.

Go for statement brooches, neck-pieces and rings. Sticking to a monochrome palette of dark sparkle to compliment your top is a good look but feel free to add splashes of colour too.

Anything goes as long as it's big, bold and glamorous. Be careful though - you can over do it. Two key pieces is the maximum: necklace and ring, brooch and earrings... You get the idea. When it comes to costume jewellery, less is more.

My suggestions:

MIMCO swan brooch - £34.95- House of Frazer

Fabric Swirl Statement Necklace - £16 - Oasis

Fashion Editor
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
SAG Awards 2014: Stars on the red carpetInterview with Eva Mendes: 2012
Fatigue fighters: 8 foods that boost your energyThe Ultimate Mid Length Hairstyles
Latest… 2018/01/05
What To Wear To Flatten A Rounded Stomach: The Styling Tips You Need To Know
Choosing a bikini for your body shape
Style advice for women with small breasts
What to wear if you're skinny: Slim style advice
See all Fashion guides
Issa London catwalk video
See all Fashion videos