7 Ways to Wear Vintage and Antique Jewelry ...

If you love the vintage trend, you're going to love guest contributor Ilhaam Ismail's tips on how to wear and carry off antique jewelry!

A minute on Pinterest (good luck with that!) will tell you that fashion’s love affair with all things vintage is here to stay. Now is the perfect time to invest in quality one-off pieces with oodles of history and charm. But remember, there is a fine line between being elegantly on trend and looking like you are auditioning for the role of The Great Gatsby's Daisy Buchanan.

A bit nervous about embracing the retro craze? Start small – and accessorize! Vintage and antique jewelry is an easy way to add a dash of old world magic to your wardrobe. Follow these 7 simple rules and you’ll be rocking the vintage look in no time!

1. Keep It Simple

Unless you are actually going to a fancy dress party, it is best to keep your look as clean as possible. Top to toe vintage will earn you nothing but a few odd looks – and perhaps the prize for the best dressed at Halloween. For a touch of glamour, pair an antique heart locket with a simple white t-shirt or a flirty summer dress.