Heavy Gold Chain Necklaces Are About to Take Over

BY Harper's BAZAAR Arabia / Aug 6 2019 / 15:58 PM

Move aside, Mr T, there's a new way to wear stacked gold chains...

Heavy Gold Chain Necklaces Are About to Take Over
From left: Nour Arida, Camila Coelho, Jessica Kahawaty

Though dainty gold chains have been decorating the décolletage for seasons, fashion is taking the look up a notched link. This season, turn up the glamour with chunky gold chains, the on-trend accessory that are actually a return to a classic. You can thank the return of the '80s for this one.

'80s Baby

Embrace the subtle, sultry appeal of understated '80s glamour—yes, there is such a thing—with a plunging top and cinched trousers. Pair with a simple gold chain, of course.

Work It

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Smoke and mirrors

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Give your workwear that gilded nod with a chain-link necklace, while keeping the rest of your look super simple.

Ripped from the Runway


Versace's runways have been so killer, they've spawned fan accounts. This necklace was clearly a standout.

 Weekend Wear


A statement gold necklace can easily dress up a simple top. 

Match Your Bracelet


Double down and wear both the necklace and the bracelet, and consider it a chain reaction.

Well Layered


A bold chain link looks especially cool worn with other, smaller gold necklaces. No need to ditch the dainty, just repurpose it. 

To the Beach

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It’s time to dream

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While many Insta-girls have made the case for gold chains with white tees or tanks, take note from Nour Arida and dress up your swimwear too. This trend has no limits.