Bring on the attitude with tough-girl chic jewels

Nov 14, 2012

A recent trend has ladies taking charge of their style as leather pants, bomber jackets and spiked heels have been growing in popularity. Now this trend is moving on to jewelry, with more ladies around the nation, bringing out their attitude and high fashion with bold and dangerous gems. Even though the idea of tough-girl chic jewelry may intimidate some people, it is actually very easy to incorporate into your everyday look, as these accessories certainly bring that extra something to your wardrobe.

Spikes, spikes and more spikes
One of the easiest ways to incorporate this style into your wardrobe is to purchase spike-designed jewelry. You can find these in forms of rings, bracelets, earrings or necklaces - just be sure to not swing your arm too much while rocking the look!

These trends have also been spotted on A-list celebrities. According to People Magazine, Kate Beckinsale was spotted glamming up a pink tank with some gold spike earrings. In addition, Amy Poehler looked lovely in a little black dress with some long black spike earrings that  helped give her that extra something.

Hardware-inspired jewels
Any ladies who start to look round for tough-girl chic jewels will quickly find the hardware-inspired necklaces, bracelets and earrings. The most popular is the nail-inspired jewels - and this are growing in popularity, making it that much easier to find.

Even if you don't love the idea of having a nail-inspired bracelet, you can still go for the hardware look without going overboard. For instance, those who are struggling with the concept can start with hammer-style jewelry. The best part is that you will not have to break the bank to get these trends by shopping for affordable jewelry such as Black Ruthenium, Rosetone, Goldtone and Silvertone Hammered Bangle Bracelet Set for much less.

Studs and skulls
Even though spikes are quite popular with this trend, there are also an abundance of jewels with skulls and studs. If you are not a big fan of the spikes, you might love that studded bangle bracelet or that skull ring. Don't be afraid to mix metals with this trend either. You can stack on the skull and studded bracelets and bangles on one arm to incorporate two different trends - and the bigger, the better when it comes to jewelry this fall!

Tough chic head-to-toe
If you are loving this idea of tough-girl chic, don't be afraid to rock it  head-to-toe. Bring out those spiked bracelet and rings, and match it with that leather jacket, adorable booties and dramatic makeup. There is no limit on tough-girl chic jewels this season.

Give that simple outfit an edge
Those ladies who weren't too thrilled with the idea of dressing head-to-toe in tough-girl chic can still take advantage of this trend. By taking that simple outfit such as skinny jeans, booties and a silky top and incorporating some tough-girl jewels will give the same-old outfit a little pizzazz, while also helping to give off a fashion-forward appearance.

Tough-girl chic necklaces brings sophistication and edge together
Now that you have likely become a fan of this trend, a great way to keep it going is with your necklace. Chokers are quite popular with this style, but you don't have to jump to spiked collar. In fact, you can opt for a chunky hardware-inspired necklace, which looks lovely on the neck. This look mixes edge with sophistication - making you look nothing short of chic. 

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