scarf, stripes, and statement (necklace)


I don’t have too much to say today except that I am swooning over this statement necklace by Pam Hiran that I found at Anthropologie the other day. Seriously, they have such great jewelry there, and this necklace is no exception. I had been looking for a big statement necklace and finally found this unique gem! I paired the necklace with my striped sweater and favorite fall coat/scarf combination.

By the way, seriously, I think my leaf background posts are getting a little out of control lately, but I just can’t stop myself! My girlfriend and I were lamenting today that we will really be suffering when we try and take the blog photos in the snow. But, for now, I am still lovingly including the colorful leaves and an ability to stand outside for a full three minutes without my coat! I mean, this necklace just had to be photographed in natural light! It’s only right! (Brr).


Sweater: Banana Republic (approx $17 marked down from approx $70)

Button down: Gap (approx $11 marked down from $55)

Pants: Banana Republic ($20 marked down from approx $90)

Necklace: Pam Hiran via Anthropologie ($15 marked down from $60)

Shoes: Shoes: BC at Urban Outfitters (they are so old, I can’t even remember the price! Approx $30 on sale)

Jacket: French Connection (bought years ago when I lived in Spain!)

Scarf: Burberry (gift)


Fashion Huntress tips:

1) There are so many places to get great statement jewelry! If you are looking for unique pieces, I think Anthropologie and J Crew have great jewelry, though it can be costly unless you wait for the sales. Some of the “chain” jewelry selections include Charming Charlies, H&M, Bauble Bar, and Forever 21. I have seen, both on blogs and in stores, amazing finds at those shops/websites. I personally like to dig through pieces in person to find unique and durable necklaces. Durable may seem like an odd word choice, but if you’ve ever had a necklace break and beads fly everywhere, then you know what I’m talking about! I like to look for metal necklaces and/or beads strung on metal wire, in order to ensure that the necklace will last. 

2) I really wanted the necklace to stand out in this outfit, though I think it would also look great among layered tops and thick sweaters. I also think pairing it with my hair up and big gold bracelets would showcase a totally glam look.  Sometimes very unique pieces can seem less versatile than more “standard” pieces, but I find that many unique pieces are quite versatile. The shoes seen here, for example, are turquoise wedge loafer/moccasins.  That doesn’t sound too versatile, right? But, I wear turquoise all the time, so I wear the shoes all the time! Same goes for the necklace. The turquoise beads mean I’ll likely end up wearing it a lot. If you like a specific color and tend to wear it a lot, consider picking your statement pieces in those colors to ensure you will wear them frequently!

Anyone else have a strategy for getting use out of unique pieces?

Thank you so much, as always, for reading and stopping by!

40 replies to “scarf, stripes, and statement (necklace)

  1. The necklace looks gorgeous-I do love Anthropologie….they have some swoon-worthy stuff. Generally winter is associated with dull colours, I like how you incorporated colour into your outfit…great look!


  2. Scarves, stripes, and necklaces–Oh my! Love the trio! And the background is beautiful, so keep them coming! I seriously cant get over how amazing that necklace is either…Beautiful!

  3. Ahh that necklace! It’s beautiful!!! I looove statement necklace thank you for the comment on my other blog! That is so amazing that you lived in Spain, do you speak Spanish? I was thinking the same thing *shudder it’s already cold now during the winter the cold is going to bite so much harder than it does now. *le sigh.

      1. Shut the front door! That’s so amazing, I’ve always wanted to learn French, I use to dabble a bit with Spanish but it’s true that they say if you don’t use it you loose it, I would love to live in Spain for a year!

  4. Funky necklace! Love this colour combo, great fall look! I can’t believe all the deals you got, it’s amazing. I need you’re shopping tips!lol
    My favourite thing about fall is the all the beautiful leaves and their colours 🙂 That is until the snow comes and temperatures drop…Canadian prairies can be oh so cold!

    xo, Jackie

  5. I love your office looks. I currently have a “casual dress” code (denim is allll good!), but if I ever get a job at a more straight-laced place I’m definitely going to know what blog to look for for outfit ideas!

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