Is it just us, or does your posture automatically improve the moment you place a strand of pearls around your neck? The elegant, not-so-flashy cousin of the diamond forever has a place in our hearts thanks to its subtle glamour, and if the freshwater gem was good enough to serve as Jackie O’s neckwear of choice, it’s certainly good enough for us!
But, if you don’t have the dough to drop on the real thing, not to worry. Because we love the way pearls can add a timelessly sophisticated element to any outfit, we rounded up everything from vintage costume jewels to the real cultured deal. So, from elegant, updated earrings to traditional multi-strand necklaces, read on for 15 fashionably fresh pearl accoutrements.