Multi Strand Necklaces are a stylish choice of accessory this season. They’re a great way of adding extra ‘oomph’ to an outfit. Collar and choker style lengths are an on-trend choice, while longer strand necklaces are timeless. You can go for heavily embellished multi strand necklaces or something more elegant and streamlined - the choice is up to you. Below are just a few multi strand necklaces for you to take inspiration from.
1. Topshop Knott Collar Necklace
Price: $30.00 at us.topshop.com
This necklace consists of five gold-look chains. It features an intricate knot detail at the front centre, which is the focal point of the entire necklace. It has a 20cm drop and has a fastening at the back. This multi strand necklace is quite bold and can be used to dress up a daytime look, or complement an edgy night time outfit.
2. Kenneth Jay Lane Glass-Pearl Multi Strand Necklace
Price: $560.00 at net-a-porter.com
Pearl jewellery is timeless. Here, it has been given a contemporary twist in the form of a multi strand necklace. It consists of several strands of glass pearls, silver-tone hardware, and an adjustable hook fastening. Wear this necklace with a simple black shift dress for an elegant evening look.
3. Forever21 Two Toned Layered Necklace
Price: $10.80 at forever21.com
A necklace with long layered strands is a great alternative to shorter, more embellished styles. This simple two-tone necklace will never go out of style. It features a high polish finish with Singapore chains and a lobster claw clasp. It is available in gold and black or gold and silver colourways.
4. Topshop Premium Cobweb Necklace
Price: $125.00 at us.topshop.com
This multi strand necklace is a stunner. It features black and gold-tone chains with a cobweb effect detailing. The necklace measures in at 72cm in length, so covers a fair bit of body. Keep the rest of your outfit simple and wear this necklace with a neutral tank top, cropped trousers and ballet flats.
5. Tom Binns Rhodium and Pearl Multi Strand Necklace
Price: $1000.00 at net-a-porter.com
This necklace combines classic materials such as pearls and Swarovski crystals, and incorporates them into a contemporary design. The neon pink safety pins are a very modern detail. The necklace strands are laced together to create a haphazard design. Add this necklace to a demure outfit for a playful twist.
6. Topshop Metal Tube Necklace
Price: $50.00 at us.topshop.com
This metal tube necklace is a sleek take on the trend. It features three separate strands made of black seedbeads and gold-look metal tubing. The strands vary in length, with the longest measuring approximately 22cm. The necklace has a certain tribal feel to it, and would look great against a printed blouse or dress.
7. Kenneth Jay Lane Multi Strand Beaded Necklace
Price: $104.76 at us.asos.com
This necklace is a stunner, if only for the number of strands that it incorporates into the design. This necklace features a multitude of beaded strands in a twist design. Ornate gold-look caps at the ends secure the strands. This necklace would look great worn with a colourful patterned blouse.
As you can see, the types of multi strand necklaces that are available vary. When wearing a multi strand necklace, particularly with thicker styles, it’s advisable to keep the rest of your jewellery to a minimum. However, if you think you can pull off a heavy array of adornments, then go for it! What are your thoughts on these multi strand necklaces?