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Fresh Ways to Wear Pearls

Purse and Pearls

Dressing Up with Pearls

Both Kristin and I love dressing up and accessorizing. And whether it’s for a formal evening event, or daytime casual, pearls can be the perfect finishing touch. We thought it would be fun to show you how we each style pearls with two different ways to wear pearls.

For my outfit, I decided to go the dressy route. My husband has an upcoming awards gala that will feature some of his work and I am so proud and excited that I get to be his date. Wanting to look the part, I decided it was time for some new formal wear and found this cocktail dress. I love its flirty length. It’s so fabulous for a night filled with dancing and fun. This freshwater pearl bracelet from The Pearl Source was a great way to complete my classic look, along with some red nails of course. I can never resist a flaming red mani!

Purse and Pearls

And the pearls look lovely right alongside one of my favorite gold clutches. I definitely felt pulled together in this ensemble and ready to celebrate!

Red nails and pearls

Peep toes and Pearls

Daytime Outfit with Pearls

For Kristin’s fun, yet decidedly more casual daytime look, she paired a pair of  freshwater pearl stud earrings with a graphic print sheath dress, metallic sandals and bangles. As you can see, pearls can be so versatile. Whether you’re going for full on cocktail attire like me or brunch with the girls, you can count on pearls to add a touch of elegance to your style!

Pearl Stud Earrings Pearl Earrings Close Up

And those are just two ways to wear pearls…As I’m sure you can imagine, there are countless wasy to work them into your wardrobe! What are some of your favorite ways to wear pearls? Inquiring minds want to know!

Disclosure: We were compensated and provided samples to style for this post, however all opinions expressed are our own.

  • Lissa

    I like pearls. They give you that classic beauty edge. My sister got married in Hawaii, and she wore pearls for her wedding. Great post.
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    May 1, 2015 at 10:32 am Reply
  • Robin (Masshole Mommy)

    I love pearls. I think they are so classy and elegant.

    May 1, 2015 at 12:11 pm Reply
  • maria @ closetohome

    Those are some cute outfits. Headed to New Orleans soon and need some fashion tips thanks

    May 1, 2015 at 2:11 pm Reply
  • Pam

    Pearls are so classy. They always add such an elegant touch to a wardrobe.

    May 1, 2015 at 2:36 pm Reply
  • Helene Cohen Bludman

    My husband just bought me pearl earrings for my birthday. I love my pearl jewelry.

    May 1, 2015 at 3:17 pm Reply
  • Kiwi

    Pearls are a girls best friend! I am going to a breakfast at Tiffanys brunch tomorrow and I definitely need to rock some!

    May 1, 2015 at 3:45 pm Reply
  • Stephanie

    I don’t own any pearls but I think I need to fix that! I love the look of the pearl earrings in your second look.

    May 1, 2015 at 3:45 pm Reply
  • HopscotchNJellybeans

    I think pearls add to that classic yet chic look. you can either dress up or down with this timeless piece

    May 1, 2015 at 6:06 pm Reply
  • AJ @ Roaming Family

    I love pearls! I actually don’t have any, but they are so versatile!

    May 1, 2015 at 7:31 pm Reply
  • Carol Bryant

    I adore pearls and so glad you showcased them in this post. I need to break out my freshwater pearl bracelet and anklet for summer.

    May 1, 2015 at 7:37 pm Reply
  • Liz Mays

    These are awesome looks for pearls! You guys look great!

    May 1, 2015 at 7:39 pm Reply
  • Lois Alter Mark

    Beautiful casual or dressed up! Don’t you love that pearls work with everything?!

    May 1, 2015 at 8:13 pm Reply
  • Tracie

    I LOVE that black dress. The pearls are really pretty, too. Such a classic piece.

    May 1, 2015 at 8:29 pm Reply
  • Mama to 5 BLessings

    Pearls are one of those things that you can wear for dress and/or casual. These look great on you!

    May 1, 2015 at 9:42 pm Reply
  • becca

    Cute. I like a good pair of pearl earrings. Plus those bracelets re really lovely.

    May 1, 2015 at 10:03 pm Reply
  • Lorane

    The Dresses are really nice. I especially liked the printed Coral Dress and the way you mixed things up with the Pearls

    May 2, 2015 at 12:25 am Reply
  • Rosey

    They’re sure pretty. I haven’t had a pair of pearls in my whole life. I should really fix that… yes? I can’t decide which I’d like most, I think the bracelet. 🙂

    May 2, 2015 at 7:35 am Reply
  • Emerald Lavender

    I love the red dress and the classic shades! The black dress is very sexy too!

    May 2, 2015 at 2:34 pm Reply
  • Wendy @ ABCs and Garden Peas

    I’ve never been a big fan of pearls, but I would definitely wear them with that black dress! I love that whole look.

    May 2, 2015 at 5:03 pm Reply
  • Ada

    Love both of these dresses expressing your styles. The LBD with those gorgeous pee-toes looks so classy. =)

    May 4, 2015 at 7:02 am Reply
  • krystal

    I have a few pairs of pearl earrings. They are such a classic! I need to grab a necklace though!

    May 4, 2015 at 11:17 am Reply
  • Janeane Davis

    Pearls are the ultimate accessory. No matter what you are wearing, pearls improve the look. The versatility of pearls is amazing!

    May 8, 2015 at 7:23 am Reply

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