Fashion

5 Necklaces Every Girl Should Own Before Turning 20

Yes, you only need five!
ART Clare Magno

When it comes to adding extra sass to any OOTD, Rachel Zoe always advises to excessorize. And while layering different accessories can be just as fun as putting together your outfit for the day, sometimes bold is not the surefire way to stand out in style. To make sure that your outfits are always on-point, we're listing down the five necklace styles every girl should have for an instant dose of simple, but always stylish add-on.

Your own version of the "Carrie" necklace

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Regardless of whether you're a SATC fan or not, it's inarguable that that show made the nameplate necklace cool and an instant style staple. If you feel like your outfit is just too "meh" for the day, just throw on your own version of the "Carrie" necklace for a personal touch.

CONTINUE READING BELOW
Recommended Videos

A statement necklace

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Splurge on a statement bauble from H&M or Forever 21 and let it be your go-to accessory for days when your outfit needs a quick pick-me-up.

Long chains

A long necklace may be dainty, but you can be sure that it can take any outfit from zero to hero in a snap! Pair it with a classic turtleneck and channel the stylish Olivia Palermo without breaking a sweat.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Choker

If you feel like rocking a nineties-inspired grunge look, you know that a choker is the way to go. While chokers may not be all the rage these days, one thing’s for sure, nineties fashion will never go out of style.

Dainty pendants

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Dainty pendants may not look much, but layer two to three pendants on top of each and you've got yourself a statement piece.

What's your go-to accessory to up the ante of your OOTDs? 

your REACTION
CUTE

106

HEART

49

YAY

20

OMG

7

/////////////////////////////
COMMENTS. JOIN THE DISCUSSION BELOW!
Comments
VIEW more ARTICLES ABOUT
About the author
Janelle Yau
Fashion and Beauty Assistant
The Rebecca Bloomwood of Manila. I spend half of my time obsessing about the latest fashion craze, and the other half overthinking and over-analyzing just about anything under the sun. When I’m not busy as a bee playing with fifty shades of pink lippies, you can probably catch me swiping my plastic for yet another pair of shiny, pointed gold flats.
VIEW OTHER ARTICLES FROM Janelle

Candy Bulletin

Welcome!
What're you up to today? Submit your OOTD, fanfic, essay, school project, org event, a pic of your latest hobby, or anything you want to be posted on the Candy Bulletin page!
Reminder: Posts will be subject for approval by the Candy team, and may be shared on our online channels. Plagiarism and copyright infringement are strictly prohibited. Only original work must be submitted.
Hi, you!
*1st 15 seconds will be uploaded
*File size limit (up to 60MB)
*File size limit (up to 60MB)
or
Upload Video
*For the direct video upload option, only the first 15 seconds of the video will be uploaded
*File size limit (up to 60MB)
Photo
Video
SoundCloud

By submitting your post, you agree to Candymag's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Thank you for submitting your post.
You will be notified via email once your entry has been approved by the Candy team.

Submitted posts will be subject to the approval of the Candy Team.

A few reminders:

  1. Candy Bulletin is an online platform where users can upload original work, personal passion projects, and other forms of self-expression, for the purpose of sharing with the community.
  2. You can upload photos of your curated OOTDs, 15-second videos, essays, poems, and more, as long as the submitted work is original, follows copyright laws, and free of any nudity, pornography, or profanity.
  3. You are encouraged to comment on one another's posts, as long as everyone remains respectful.
Submit Another Post
latest on CandyMag.com
 
x
Share
From Lee Min-ho's favorite classic fragrance to Park Seo-joon's surprise niche pick.
 
x
Share
 
x
Share
"It's okay to cry once in a while, but you should laugh a lot too. You need to be strong too."
 
x
Share
They also launched a fundraising campaign to help our jeepney drivers!
 
x
Share
Here's the face behind the golden voice of many familiar commercials.
LOAD MORE ARTICLES
Bulletin
A community page where you can share your feels and show your skills! Learn more here
Katherine Go 2 days ago

Cold Food

The most thrilling and delightful moment of any school day is opening up your baon during breaks. There is always so much excitement in unveiling your homemade meal and snacks housed inside matching heat-insulating containers. Because preparing packed meals is an age-old tradition of showing parental love, loved ones pour effort into curating a nutritious meal accompanied by a selection of side dishes, desserts, and beverages daily; it reminds us that we are being taken care of, even from far away.

Baon plays a significant role in a Filipino childhood. Almost every Filipino child comes to school with baon made especially for them by their parents or household helpers. Even Filipinos in the labor force continue to bring baon for varying reasons: to save money, recycle leftovers, cater to personal taste, or attend to special needs. Nonetheless, eating your baon is a heart-warming experience that allows Filipinos to bring a piece of home along with them wherever they go.

Even other cultures practice making packed lunch. In Japan, mothers create bento--Japanese meals in partitioned boxes. Because of the popularity of bento, trends have emerged, such as the Kyaraben, or character-themed bento. Naturally, Japanese parents and students began competing for who had the cutest and tastiest bento, and this is similar to what I have witnessed in my own childhood. I remember seeing my classmates sharing their snacks and lunches. They would compare and boast about their parents' or yayas’ cooking. In my case, I never had the chance to join in the competition or indulge in homemade cooking. Up until this day, I have never brought any baon to school.

For a long time, I envied others. As trivial or petty as it may seem, not having baon became a problem for my grade school self. During that time, I had to sit in a separate cafeteria away from my friends because the kids who bought food were assigned to sit elsewhere. You could consider me spoiled, but I wanted to experience something most kids did. I had food at home, so what made it so hard to bring some with me to school?

Now that I am on my final year in high school I have come to realize the benefits of purchasing my own food. Since I spent on food everyday, I learned to budget my allowance at a young age. Over the years, I learned to practice self-control whenever I wanted to eat more greasy fries and drink sweetened beverages. I have tasted the strangest viands at the school cafeterias, and I have repeatedly satiated myself over my latest delicious discoveries. Despite the struggles, I am thankful that I have never had baon because of what I have learned. Not to mention, I never had to experience eating cold food.

your REACTION
Pick a sticker to view stories by reaction!
/////////////////////////////
CONNECT WITH US