A statement necklace is definitely a must have piece for any season.  Investing in a statement necklace can transform your outfit by adding colour and updating a look.

A long necklace can enhance a smock dress by bringing focus onto the waist area, which is perfect for hourglass figures, whilst a shorter necklace flatters the neckline and chest area.

These are simple but effective ways of highlighting your best assets.

I love long necklaces and although this one from Bijoux Heart may be on the higher end of prices at £275. It is a stunning piece to have for all outfits and all occasions.

Perfect for this season and stylish. Adding something as simple as a long necklace to your wardrobe can really revamp many outfits and make them feel new again!

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If you don't want to break the bank and want to invest in a necklace at a fraction of the price, this one from French Connection £30, will work wonders for shift dresses and loose T-Shirts.

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Short necklaces are perfect for an evening and for work, as well as being a great accessory to many outfits.

I personally think shorter necklaces look elegant and classic teamed with your favourite LBD.

This one by Day Birger Et Mikkelsen £109, is gorgeous. I especially love the ribbon detailing!

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Bib necklaces are a great piece to update your wardrobe with, and a good classic design will not go out of style.

I never think Mango as the first point of call when it comes to jewellery but the brand is definitely on my list now,  they have some fantastic designs in this season.

And finally , this Bib necklace £39.90 from Mango adds a real statement to any outfit!

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