by Martianna Arnold

Have you ever felt lost when trying to figure out which kind of necklace will best suit your look? If so, FSHN wants to share this style guide to help you look fashionable in every type of neckline. Hopefully, these tips will also come in handy while shopping online or in stores, so you can ensure you always pick the ideal piece for the perfect look of the night! We want to make sure you always look amazing and have all the tips to do so…to stay fabulous!

The Strapless
If you are wearing a strapless top, you might want to go for something that stays close to the neck, like a choker.
3 - T3 - N
Lanvin Bustier Dress; $3,885; barneys.com
Adriana Orsini Pave Crystal Link Collar Necklace; $335;
saksfifthavenue.com

The Halter
Halter tops are meant to be worn with slim, understated necklaces or pendants.
4 - N4-T
3.1 Phillip Lim Jacquard & Leather Peplum Top; $625; net-a-porter.com
Dolce & Gabbana V&A Gold-Plated, Onyx and Glass Rosary Necklace; $735; net-a-porter.com

The Square Neck
Looks best when paired with angular pieces that are not too big.
5 - N5 - T
Tibi Silk Square Neck Tank; $198; tibi.com
Adriana Orsini VLegancy Pavé Crystal Pendant Chain Necklace; $130; saksfifthavenue.com

The V-Neck
A V-shaped neck always looks good with a Y-shaped necklace, pendant necklace, or a cascading necklace that follows the V shape.
6 - T6 - N
Wes Gordon Double-Faced Tailored Slit Dress; $2850;
bergdorfgoodman.com
Kate Spade Palace Gems Statement Necklace; $328; katespade.com

The Cowl Neck
Ditch the necklace with cowl necks, and wear statement earrings or bracelets instead.
9 - E9 - T
Yigal Azrouel Lets Get Ruched Dress; $895; renttherunway.com
Bebe Crystal & Tassel Earrings; $36; bebe.com

Collared Neck
Can be worn open with a short, simple pendant inside or a chunky necklace when worn bottoned up.
8 - N8 - T
Mango Shirt Collar Blouse; $44.99; shop.mango.com
Top Shop Coin Pendant Necklace; $15; shop.nordstrom.com

Symmetrical Neck
Look for necklaces that are symmetrical. A long necklace that is more than 20” in length works well.
7 - N7 - T
Asos Motel Fearne Crop Top with One Shoulder; $22.86; asos.com
Kate Spade Skinny Mini Asymmetrical Necklace; $78; katespade.com

The Turtle Neck
Bib, collar, long multi chains, pendant: everything looks good with this neckline!
12 - T11 - N
Alexander McQueen Turtle Neck Jersey Dress; $1404; farfetch.com
Valentino Garavani Pisces Pendant Necklace; $664; farfetch.com

The Sweetheart
This silhouette provides a great frame for a short, bold statement necklace.
11 - Sweatheart top1 - N
Bebe Laura Textured Peplum Top; $29.95; 2bstores.com
Asos Arrogant Cat Mixed Pearl Bead Tie Collar; $41.92; us.asos.com

The Crew Neck
If you’re wearing a crew neck shirt, choose a short necklace that falls just above the neckline.
1 - T1 - N
Stella McCartney Embellished Top; $1,490; barneys.com
Maria Francesca Pepe Gold Swarovski Hain Necklace; $600; avenue32.com

The Keyhole
Detailed necklines are best accessorized with rings, bracelets, and earrings.
13 - T13 - R
Escada 3/4 Sleeve Off-Center Twist Keyhole Dress; $1050; neimanmarcus.com
Alexis Bittar Lucite Jardin Mystère’ Cocktail Ring; $325; shop.nordstrom.com

The Boat Neck
Nix wearing a short necklace. Anything that is longer than 25” will suit this look best.
10 - T10 -N
H&M Off The Shoulder Top; $29.95; hm.com
Multistrand Necklace; $19.95; hm.com

The Scoop Neck
Chunky, semi-precious stones and minerals are great attention-getters with a scoop neck.
2 - N2 - T
James Perse Cotton Cap Sleeve Scoop Neck T-shirt; $65; stylebop.com
Betsey Johnson Vintage Buckle Flower Necklace; $160; betseyjohnson.com