Beauty Tips October 15, 2015

3 Unique Ways To Style A Brooch

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Look 1: Ganni Dress (also similar here), Sweet & Spark Vintage Brooch (similar here)

Look 2: Carolina Herrera Coat, Gap Sweater (similar here), J.Crew Skirt (similar here), Sweet & Spark Vintage Brooches

Look 3: BCBG Dress, Sweet & Spark Vintage Necklace (similar here) & Brooch (similar here)

 

After picking up a few brooches from my girlfriend Jillian, who owns Sweet & Spark, I’ve been wanting to create new ways to wear them other than on a dress or the collar of my coat. A brooch is an accessory that I’ve never really incorporated into my style, but after seeing Jillian’s recent post on 9 ways to style a brooch, I was inspired to create my own 3 unique ways.

 

Gal Meets Glam Unique Ways To Wear a Brooch
Gal Meets Glam Unique Ways To Wear a Brooch

 

I love the look of a vintage brooch used as a hair accessory. It’s an easy look to create, especially for the upcoming holiday season. I just slipped two bobby pins onto the pin of the brooch and clipped it to my messy curls. The result is glam without being too “much”.

 

Gal Meets Glam Unique Ways To Wear a Brooch

 

For the second look, add two brooches to the neck of a sweater or blouse. It creates the illusion of a collar to an otherwise plain piece. I picked two matching brooches for this particular look, but you can use mismatched brooches for more eclectic style.

 

Gal Meets Glam Unique Ways To Wear a Brooch
Gal Meets Glam Unique Ways To Wear a Brooch

 

The key to creating this hairstyle is finding the right type of brooch. A piece that has a curved shape to it and will lay flat like this one, this one, this one or this one will give you the best results.

 

Gal Meets Glam Unique Ways To Wear a Brooch

Gal Meets Glam Unique Ways To Wear a Brooch
Gal Meets Glam Unique Ways To Wear a Brooch

 

Adding a brooch to a necklace is a simple way to create something new out of two pieces you may already own. I added this vintage pink pin to my classic rhinestone necklace to create a unique statement piece. Selecting a round shaped piece, like this one, this one, this one or this one to add to a necklace works best.

 

Gal Meets Glam Unique Ways To Wear a Brooch

Gal Meets Glam Unique Ways To Wear a Brooch
Gal Meets Glam Unique Ways To Wear a Brooch

Gal Meets Glam Unique Ways To Wear a Brooch

 

Jillian and I teamed up to give away 5 $100 Sweet & Spark gift cards! For a chance to win, simply enter your email address in the entry form below. By doing so, you’ll also be added to both of our email newsletter lists (if you’re not already). You can gain additional entries by sharing with friends, or by following us on Instagram. Sweet & Spark items are unique pieces, with most styles only having one available, so if you find a brooch that you can’t live without, take 20% off your purchase now through October 23rd with the code: BROOCHIT! Also, don’t forget to share how you style your brooches with #broochit!

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