Work Jewellery Styling Guide

Mastering Professional Style: Work Jewellery Styling Guide

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Your professionalism aside, do you know that your work attire significantly enhances your professional career? Dressing professionally not only leaves a lasting impression on your superiors, colleagues, and clients but, most importantly, it boosts your confidence and makes you feel good, which is paramount. A crucial component of work attire is jewellery.  


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The right jewellery pieces act like a magic elixir, instantly elevating your professional look and seamlessly complementing your outfit. However, selecting the right jewellery for your professional wardrobe is both an art and a science that requires thoughtful consideration. Done correctly, it can work wonders; done poorly, it can detract from your image.


This is where Qlassico comes in. At Qlassico, we are on a mission to design and curate inspiring fine jewellery for aspirational women. Each of our pieces is crafted to inspire women to passionately pursue their dreams, perfectly suited for the workplace where they thrive. Our jewellery not only motivates but also boosts confidence, empowering women to conquer their professional realms.


Expert Tips for Work Wardrobe Jewellery 

1. Less is More

To present yourself professionally, reserve elaborate layering for after-work or weekends. Instead of adorning yourself with multiple pieces, choose the most suitable one to complement your outfit. Avoid layering multiple necklaces, stacking numerous rings, or wearing an array of bangles and bracelets. For earrings, even if you have multiple piercings, opt for a single elegant pair.


Akoya Pearl Pendant Necklace set in 18K yellow gold (by Qlassico)
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Over-accessorising can draw attention away from you and towards your jewellery. Instead, limit yourself to one pair of earrings, one necklace, one ring, and one bracelet, letting each piece shine individually.


2. Silence is Gold

In a professional setting, avoid jewellery that makes noise, such as clinking bangles or anklets with bells. Such sounds can be distracting and unprofessional, potentially interrupting meetings or conversations. Additionally, consider how your jewellery can contribute to a quiet, focused environment by choosing pieces that sit comfortably and don’t require constant adjustment.


Be mindful of the office tasks you perform. If you work with your hands frequently or use a computer, opt for pieces that won't jingle or get in the way. These practical choices ensure that your jewellery remains silent and unobtrusive, allowing you to maintain a professional presence without distractions.


Jewellery suitable for working


3. No Bling, Please

Save your grand, sparkling pieces for evening events. In the workplace, choosing minimalist and elegant designs is key. Not only do they quietly command attention, but they also convey professionalism and sophistication. 


When selecting jewellery for the office, consider Qlassico’s signature style—minimalist designs with sleek contours and sculptural shapes accentuated by premium gemstones. These pieces offer understated glamour without overpowering your professional attire. With Qlassico’s elegant pieces, you can effortlessly elevate your professional style while staying true to your personal aesthetic.


4. Complement, Not Compete

Your jewellery should complement your work outfit and elevate your professional look, not compete with it. When wearing a blouse with intricate prints, avoid detailed necklaces. Instead, opt for simpler, understated pieces such as simple pendant necklaces that accentuate the outfit without overshadowing it. 


Tahitian pearl pendant necklace set in 18k white gold
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This approach ensures that your jewellery enhances your professionalism without detracting from your overall appearance, allowing you to exude confidence effortlessly in any workplace setting.


5. Comfort is Key

As you will wear your work jewellery for long hours, comfort is essential. Choose materials that do not irritate or cause allergies, such as solid gold or hypoallergenic metals like titanium. These materials are gentle on the skin and less likely to cause discomfort, even with prolonged wear.


Additionally, consider the weight of your jewellery pieces. Avoid heavy pieces that might become uncomfortable over time, especially if you have sensitive skin or wear jewellery for extended periods. Lightweight options, such as delicate chains or stud earrings, are ideal for all-day wear without compromising on style.


Professional Picks: Must-Have Work Jewellery Materials


Akoya Pearl Pointed Pendant Necklace 18K yellow gold
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For work jewellery, we highly recommend investing in a few quality pieces set in solid gold. Not only does gold exude elegance and sophistication, but its durability also ensures that your investment will last for years to come. In addition to its timeless appeal, gold jewellery holds intrinsic value and can serve as a statement of your professional success and style. 



Pearls, revered as the queen of gems, are a premier choice for work jewellery, particularly among successful female leaders. Their enduring elegance and symbolic significance, representing purity and wisdom, render pearls a stylish and empowering choice, epitomising sophistication and confidence in professional settings.


Inspired by the guiding stars, Qlassico’s Celestial collection showcases exquisite pearl jewellery designed to elevate one's professional style while igniting a sense of purpose. The collection not only enhances your professional image but also serves as a reminder to pursue your passions with unwavering determination.



Diamond Hoop Earrings in 14K White Gold
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Diamonds, particularly small or melee diamonds, are also ideal for work jewellery. Their subtle sparkle adds a touch of elegance to your professional attire without being overly flashy, making them versatile pieces for the workplace. Smaller diamonds strike a perfect balance between sophistication and subtlety, effortlessly enhancing your professional image. 


When selecting diamond jewellery for work, consider opting for classic designs such as stud earrings or hoop earrings, as they exude timeless elegance and pair well with various office ensembles.


Elevate Your Professional Style with Qlassico

By mastering these simple tips, you will curate a work wardrobe that exudes professional style. Don’t forget to download our Work Jewellery Styling Guide which summarises the above tips for easy reference and confidently navigate any professional setting with a lasting impression. Elevate your professional image today with Qlassico’s inspiring jewellery collections, crafted to empower you on your journey to success.


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About the Author

Chee Sheun Wong
Chee Sheun Wong

Chee Sheun is the co-founder of Qlassico, a Malaysian fine jewellery brand dedicated to inspiring women to pursue their dreams through exquisite jewellery. She holds an Applied Jewelry Professional diploma from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and is a Certified Pearl Specialist by the Cultured Pearl Association of America (CPAA). Chee Sheun shares her passion for fine jewellery on 'The Inspired Connoisseur,' Qlassico's lifestyle blog. Explore exclusive insights from her by joining Qlassico's Inner Circle at the footer below.

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