Receiving an invitation to a black tie event is thrilling. And, of course, one of the best parts of going to a black tie event is choosing what you’ll wear. A black-tie event is an opportunity to dress to the nines, to wear something that makes you feel like a movie star. For your outfit, you probably know to wear a gown or a tuxedo to a black-tie event. But what about your jewelry?
When selecting jewelry for a black tie event, choose pieces that would look at home at a ball or high-end awards show like the Oscars. Black tie attire calls for luxe pieces, so diamond and gemstone pieces are the most appropriate. In this post, we’re highlighting some of our favorite upscale pieces for black tie events to help you get ready for your big night.
Diamond Drop Earrings
Nothing says “black tie” quite like diamond drop earrings. These mesmerizing drop earrings feature dozens of dazzling white diamonds set elegantly along 14k white gold. These earrings provide luxurious shimmer that draws the eye to the face and ups the glamour of your ensemble.
Pearl Drop Earrings
Pearls are elegant and classic. These delicate pearl drop earrings feature two lustrous, beautifully matched white pearls. This design is further elevated by diamond accents, which decorate the chain and setting of each earring. These pearl drops would add a sophisticated touch to any black tie ensemble and would look particularly chic with an updo.
Green Tourmaline and White Diamond Fashion Ring
While diamonds are your best friend for a black tie event, choosing a piece with a pop of color can add a bit of fun to your ensemble. This stunning ring has the best of both worlds: the ring’s stacked bands are set with dozens of white diamonds, while a large green tourmaline provides vibrant color at the ring’s center. This unique, statement-making ring is sure to turn heads at a black-tie event.
Wide Band Diamond Ring
This five-band diamond ring is as distinctive as it is brilliant. In this design, five rows of round brilliant diamonds decorate the top of a 14k white gold band. This piece is utterly elegant and could be worn with practically any ensemble, making it an excellent investment piece.
White Diamond Bangle
This white diamond bangle would add a chic touch to any black tie look. This open bangle features three bands, which are arranged in a perfectly askew criss-cross pattern. The unique lines used here add visual interest, while dozens of white diamonds set across the bangle add stunning shimmer.
Diamond Choker Necklace
This diamond choker has a distinctive, modern design. This choker is crafted from solid 14k white gold and boasts elegant, asymmetrical detailing. On each side of the choker, the necklaces’ tips extend into a diamond-studded pear shape. This diamond choker would add an elegant, unique touch to any look and would look particularly stunning with a deeper neckline.
Red Jade and Diamond Pendant Necklace
This pendant necklace features a sizable, pear-shaped red jade, which is set in 14k white gold. Here, the red jade is surrounded by white diamond accents that run along its setting’s chic criss-cross design. This pendant necklace is a stunning and unique choice that will have heads turning from across the room.