Spring Bling

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zara jewellery necklaces

I’m a huge fan of costume jewellery. I only own a few pieces that are actually worth anything – my wedding and engagement rings and an inherited necklace – and the rest of my collection is pure tat. Of the nicest possible kind.

Now we’re fast approaching summer, I’ve spent a bit of time refreshing my jewellery collection with some new pieces. My bling preferences change as quickly as the British weather – one minute I love dainty necklaces and spindly rings, the next I’m all about the chunky chains. I’ve gathered my current favourites together hereto share with you in this very blog post.

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Vera Meat Sweet Tooth Necklace.
I know we’ve been here before, but I think this guy deserves as much exposure as possible. He’s been my almost-constant neck companion since I picked him up in Vera Meat’s Williamsburg store. I love him.

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Zara Blue Carved Necklace.
Zara is my favourite place to pick up cheap and colourful jewels. Their statement necklaces are the best on the high street and they also have a great range of earrings, too. I love this blue carved necklace – it looks great contrasted against orange or white.

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Catbird Stacking Rings.
I am absolutely obsessed with Catbird’s amazing stacking rings. They’re cult favourites in the US but sadly not available here yet, so I stocked up at their Williamsburg shop a few weeks ago. These dainty rings come in various thicknesses and textures – perfect for mixing and matching for an eclectic look.

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Links of London Friendship Bracelet (c/o).
Bracelets are usually not my thing – I spend my days typing and I hate anything that clangs about on my wrist. But I just love this fabric and yellow gold Friendship Bracelet, kindly sent to me by Links of London. And it doesn’t clang! I bet it’ll look great with a tan, too.

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Zara Double Chain Necklace.
Another Zara classic – this orange chain necklace is so juicy, I basically want to eat it. It’s double layered for maximum impact and is so easy to throw on over a plain tee. This is my current fave for the tropical thing I’ve got going on.

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So that’s how I’m accessorising this spring/summer… how about you?



I love jewellery and i’ve noticed that Zara is pretty great for great big, statement pieces. I like COS too and noticed that Accessorize have some pretty decent things at the moment.


Jen, hate to be ‘that’ person but where is your J dish from? Been looking for something to hold rings and this looks perfect 🙂 x


It’s from M&S! In the home section, think it’s actually a coaster (they have matching mugs) but works perfectly as a ring tray! 🙂

Kirsty | A Safe Mooring

Top tip: Free People UK sells a couple of Catbird pieces (the threadbare stacking rings and the tiny chain one): here you go. Handy to know if you’re craving a Catbird fix (is it bad that visiting Catbird is one of the main reasons I want to go to New York…?).

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I love all things Vera Meat and that tooth necklace is perfection! Also, that orange Zara piece is super statement. I must add it to my summer jewellery collection. Hx


Gosh, I also change my jewellery preference quicker than you can say “cheese”. At the moment I’m all about dainty. Mind you, that sweet tooth necklace is to die for. Love it.


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