The key to unlocking the latest fall jewelry trend

Aug 23, 2013

What could be more romantic than a key pendant hanging around your neck? Hollywood's most fashion-forward starlets have recently been sporting these accessories for a variety of looks. It makes sense - a key necklace has a vintage appeal that makes it perfect for everyday ensembles, but also an unexpected elegance with dressier attire. Take a hint from these celebrities to make the trend your own.

Shenae Grimes
How do you dress up denim for a red carpet party? People magazine reported that the "90210" star opted for an ultra-casual vibe at the Bobs from Skechers Summer Soiree in Los Angeles, with rolled up star-printed denim, classic Chuck Taylors, a black tee and a silver key on a long chain. Follow Grimes' lead and don the Crystal Key, Ring And Lock Charm Necklace In Yellow Gold Tone is so special you won't want to take it off, either. With a crystal-studded key, lock and an individual charm, the stunner pairs nicely with a crisp white button down blouse and a navy pencil skirt, or even a a black leather mini and a simple tank.

Naomi Watts
You don't need to wear you heart on your sleeve - a key pendant is also a perfect opportunity to display it on your neck. According to InStyle magazine, Naomi Watts customized a Jennifer Fisher charm necklace by engraving a rosegold key with her husband, actor Liev Shreiber's name, alongside two dog tags with her two son's names, Sasha and Kai. A tiny gold fly added playful charm to the piece. If you want a necklace that's a little more personal, opt for the "Diamond Accent Heart-Shaped Key Pendant And Chain In Tutone 18k Gold-Plated is so versatile that you'll be able to work it with everything from a tee to a floor length gown.

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