Whether freshwater or faux, be the pearly Queen this summer in statement pieces and modern designs.

Coco Chanel first made pearls fashion-forward in the 1920s and over a century later, the popular gemstone is being reimagined with contemporary designs and a bold new attitude.

Classic strands of pearls are being swapped for chunky styles adorned with beads and crystals and simple drop-earrings are now architectural with gold-tone accents.

Take your outfit to the next level and shop 20 pieces below now perfect for summer styling. The world is your oyster.

Although pearls are typically paired with gold, influencer Chinda Phraph shows us that silver can be modern too. Style with a neutral outfit and let your jewellery do the talking.

 

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A pearl necklace is a great way to elevate a simple white vest top and why not try layering them too? We love Wald Berlin's fun designs made by a fair-trade collective of women in Germany.

 

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