17 Pieces Of Jewelry That Go Fabulous With Black Dresses

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Is there any more perfect dress to go out in than a little black dress? We think not, and that's why we always have a LBD at the ready in our closet. But how do you make the perfect dress even more stylish?

It's all about the right accessories, and the good thing is, there are a lot that go great with a black dress. Actually, that's part of what makes that black dress so perfect! And while the shoes and bag do matter, wearing the best jewelry, especially jewelry for a black dress, is the perfect way to complete the look and make it a night to remember.

Earrings

1. Blue Nile Diamond Mixed Fancy Shape Huggie Hoop Earrings

Surrounded in fancy-shaped frame of 14k white gold, the 14 round-cut diamonds sparkling from these huggie hoop-style earrings take on a truly compelling character you'll love to wear.

(Blue Nile, $600)


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2. Kukka Jewelry Leaves Verdant Eden Earrings

Sure they’re a splurge, but you’ll look like a million bucks in these gorgeous dangling white sapphire and emerald CZ drop earrings.

(Kukka Jewelry, $565)

3. Stefanie Somers Charlisse Collection

These gorgeous designer earrings provide the perfect pop of color and sparkle to offset a simple black gown. Take your look to the next level!

(Prevue Formal and Bridal, $258)

4. Zuri Jewelry Sita Earrings

These earrings are bold and elegant but they'll have a special appeal for anyone who enjoys pen and paper games. The laser cut shape of the cherry focals resembles the 20-sided die often associated with games like Dungeons & Dragons. They'd make a great surprise for the discerning nerd in your life.

(Zuri Jewelry, $26)

5. Resin Heart Stud Earrings

Elegant jewelry doesn't have to cost a fortune. Surprise your girl with these adorable and enchanting Resin Heart Stud Earrings. Made with real pressed flowers, these unique earrings will add a feminine touch to any outfit.

(The Apollo Box, $22)

6. The 9th Muse Clio Hoops

The Clio Hoops from The9thMuse pair perfectly with any LBD. Made from 18K gold plated brass and fresh water pearlS, these add a fine look with a simple statement.

(The 9th Muse, $185)

Rings

7. Nashelle Night Out Cocktail Ring

Need to dress up an LBD for the evening? The Night Out Cocktail Ring from Nashelle is the perfect piece to style with and for a great cause. One plate of food is donated to charity for each piece sold.

(Nashelle, $50)

8. Magnolia and Vine 'Trixie Stretch Ring and Mini Ophelia Snap Ring'

Afraid of repeating that little black dress? Have no fear! Your outfit will look different with each wear with a simple change up of your ring. The center piece is interchangeable so you can wear the Ophelia snap for look one, and another snap from the brand for look number two.

(Magnolia and Vine, Ring base price $29.99; snap price $8.99, each sold separately)

Necklaces

9. Script Necklace by Stella and Bow

A truly personal gift! This beautiful necklace will be a staple in a girl’s jewelry collection. It can be engraved or left plain, and it's available in gold or silver.

(Stella and Bow, $75)

10. Sterling Forever Layered Crescent, Quartz, Star, & CZ Necklace

Who doesn’t love the bright and feminine celestial look? This layered necklace features star, moon and CZ charms, as well as a delicate pointed quartz stone. Add this piece to your look when you want to capture something a little bit mysterious and magical.

(Sterling Forever, $72)


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11. Waverly Statement Necklace

The Waverly Statement Necklace from Brook & York adds the perfect amount of sparkle to any black dress. Wear it to holiday parties, weddings, dinners or even to the office.

(Brook and York, $74)

12. Moderne Monocle ‘Willow Necklace’

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A gorgeous lariat necklace that doubles as a monocle is the perfect piece of jewelry to wear with that cute black dress because, let’s be real, pulling out your readers to peruse the wine list at your company holiday party is very un-chic.

(Mod Monocle, $125)

13. Lulu DK x Kristina Schulman ‘Shoot For The Moon Shaker Necklace’

Sometimes, less is more. This simple yet stunning shaker necklace will look good paired with any black dress, from casual to dressy.

(Lulu DK, $88)

Bracelets

14. Coco + Carmen ‘Marvel Multi Layer Wrap Bracelet’

Beaded and suede strands layered in contrasting texture, tangle into one another to create this marvelous piece will make a statement paired with a simple black dress. And what’s even more marvelous is the price!

(Coco + Carmen, $18)

15. Rose Gold Ball Bracelet 

This delicate every-day piece is crafted in silver and 14K rose gold and can be adjusted to fit any wrist size.

(Berlinger Jewelry, $250)

16. Ilana Ariel 3 Dot Bracelet

This gorgeous 14K gold (and rose gold is an option) is bedazzled with real diamonds, .07 tcw​, and a lobster clasp fastening, 6.75" total length. It's both timeless and beautiful.

(Ilana Ariel Collections, $600)

17. Laurel Script Initial Bracelet 

This unique charm bracelet is perfect for everyday wear or when you want to kick up your style quotient. It's made of a sterling silver, gold or rose gold filled 11mm initial charm and findings. The chevron chain is a high quality plated chain. 

(Isabelle Grace Jewelry, $56)


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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her at alywalansky@gmail.com.

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