The Student News Site of Kent State University

a magazine

The Student News Site of Kent State University

a magazine

The Student News Site of Kent State University

a magazine

Jewelry 3 Ways – Thrifted, Affordable, DIY


Opulence On-Sale

Looking like a million bucks doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune. Costume jewelry is a fun way to add extra sparkle to any outfit.

As Kate Spade once said, “Playing dress-up begins at age five and never truly ends.”

Drowning in Pearls

When styling dramatic jewelry like this pearl set, remember to keep the focus on the jewelry- toned down colors and neutrals work best with dramatic jewelry. Take a hint from Audrey Hepburn and style your pearls with a flirty little black dress.

Our Version:


Target, $24.99

Model: Michelle McGlinn

Screen Shot 2015-09-10 at 6.32.56 PM

The Splurge: Freshwater Pearl Hammock Necklace at J.Crew- 298$



Vintage Visage

Interesting vintage inspired cocktail rings add visual interest to any outfit. This thrifted statement art deco ring is a great conversation piece, proving the details matter! Go hunting at your antiques store for one of a kind statement rings like this one.


Thrifted, $21.00

Model: Amber Ferreira

Screen Shot 2015-09-10 at 7.14.59 PM

The Splurge: $273.00 Emma Chapman Jewels, Magdalene Crysophase Cocktail Ring



Chandelier Style Crystals:

An elegant crystal choker brings a touch of fifties style elegance to any outfit. Vintage jewelry doesn’t have to be kept in the drawer for special occasions- A necklace like this looks fabulous styled with a simple black turtleneck or tailored blazer!


Our Version: Thrifted, $24.99

Model: Michelle McGlinnScreen Shot 2015-09-13 at 4.15.41 PM

The Budget Find:

Downton Abbey® White Diamond Sterling Statement Necklace– $35.00


The Splurge: Estate Platinum Marquise Round Baguette Diamonds Necklace -$4,702.50

More to Discover
Donate to a magazine
Our Goal