How do you wear bracelets with your watch in a way that looks stylish, yet not too flashy? Which bracelets should you choose based on the watch you are wearing? And also how many bracelets can you wear on the same wrist as your watch?
Choosing the type of bracelet
The two things that will have the biggest effect on what looks good next to them are the material of the watch, the color of the watch, and also the strap of the watch.
If you are going to wear some type of bracelet made of metal, you should always aim at wearing a bracelet in the same metal as the watch. This will make your wrist game look more connected and ultimately lead to a more elegant overall appearance.
As an example, if you are wearing a watch in steel, you should always opt for a bracelet in steel and not a bracelet in another metal, for example in rose gold.
This does not however mean that you can’t wear bracelets that are non-metal on the same wrist as your watch. It just means that if you are going to wear a bracelet out of some type of metal, you want to wear a bracelet with the same metal as the watch.
Also, the color of the bracelet matches the tone of the strap which further strengthens the look and the signal of fashion and style consciousness.
Matching the colour of the bracelet with the watch
The bracelet doesn’t necessarily have to match the color of the watch, and that’s where strap changes come in handy. By having a variety of different watch straps in various colors, you can change the strap based on the bracelet you want to wear so that you make for a more stylish look and appearance.
Going all in and matching the bracelet with the watch and the strap might be too much in terms of color coordinating, but once again, if you feel like you can pull it off, you should definitely wear it.
The best color-coordination however, is when you match the watch and the bracelet in a discreet way that is not too obvious. The result of this will be something that looks effortless yet blends together beautifully.
How many bracelets should you wear at the same time?
A common question when it comes to wearing bracelets and watches on the same wrist is how many bracelets you should wear.
When deciding how many bracelets you should wear next to your watch, you should always look at the size of the bracelet. As seen above, the anchor bracelets above looks perfect with just one bracelet next to the watch, and two might result in a too busy wrist, with bracelets that steal the show.
You want toe bracelets to complement the watch, not become the center of attention. If you are more into wearing many bracelets at the same time, you’re in luck, because thankfully, there are bracelets of that nature as well.
What is important when stacking many bracelets on the same wrist as your watch is to only stack bracelets who are thin and small in size.
These bracelets do not necessarily need to match the color of your watch strap, nor the color of your watch to look good. The thin bracelets are multi-colored which adds a lot of playfulness to your outfit, and works as attention grabbers, leading people to first look at your bracelets, then move the focus to the watch.
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