Pearls are undoubtedly a classic piece that everyone should have in their wardrobe, whether you prefer necklaces or simple stud earrings. There are countless ways to wear pearls, especially in the summertime, but sometimes it can feel a bit refined to wear pearls to a backyard BBQ or beach party. We have some great tips and styling ideas for working this classic jewelry into your easy, breezy summer wardrobe.

Let your pearls emphasize a preppy outfit. Summertime is the perfect time to bring out those classic collared shirts and J.Crew shorts, so why not throw on a pearl bracelet and some earrings?

Add some refinement to a more casual look, like this maxi and denim jacket outfit, by adding simple pearl jewelry. Get dresses like this one from Jane’s online boutique!

Trends Gal wholesale maxi dress
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Take your pearls in a completely different direction and channel Rihanna. A long strand or two with a little white dress and heels = party ready.

rihanna long pearls white outfit
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