“I favor pearls on screen and in my private life”. - Grace Kelly
We hear you Grace! When you're married to a Prince, He will hopefully be able to gift you a set like Princess Grace's, but until then... here are 6 ways to wear pearls like a modern-day Princess.
Princess Grace's favorite set of pearls, a gift from Prince Rainier III by Van Cleef & Arpels
Minimalist Ring Designed by Poppy Finch:
This Vancouver based brand is beloved by its following for its commitment to sustainability and innovative designs based on traditional jewelry. Poppy Finch aims to inspire the modern day and working woman, much like Princess Grace, “with precious materials and ethically sourced gemstones, our jewelry celebrates the beauty of individuality, authenticity, and imperfection.”
Petal Pearl Earrings Designed by Apples & Figs:
Featured in both Vogue and Town and Country, this modern jewelry company is “fascinated by the manifestation of creating a world of seduction and timelessness. Each piece is designed for the feminine and confident woman.” Can’t you just picture Grace Kelly as Lisa Fremont in Rear Window wearing these earrings when going to seduce Jimmy Stewart’s famous character Jeff?
Classy Pearl Handbag Designed by Vanina:
Based in Beirut, Lebanon, this brand elevates timeless designs and staples “With its motto 'never fully dressed without a smile', Vanina celebrates femininity by promoting a lifestyle of effortless yet generous beauty.” Carry this bag with you the next time you find yourself shopping on the Avenue Princesse Grace in Monaco. You’ll fit right in - just like a Princess!
Embroidered top Designed by Alexander Wang:
Iconic NY designer Alexander Wang has earned himself a name among fashion elites for “cool, utilitarian chic, downtown style that is favored by both critics and models alike — he describes his style as “M.O.D - models off-duty”. Live out your fashion week dreams in these spectacularly modern and unique pieces. Princess Grace would definitely have sat front row at his NY Fashion Week runway show!
Pearl slingback pumps Designed by Yuul Yie:
The right pair of shoes can complete any outfit and this new Korean footwear brand is celebrated by Vogue and Instyle where “young girls come daily to admire Sunyuul’s beautiful pearl-strapped slides or slip into a pair of baroque velvet mules, each one handmade a few minutes away.” What an exciting way to introduce a modern way of incorporating pearls into your wardrobe. Princess Grace would surely have approved.
Oh Hello, French Riviera, it's good to see you again! These chic sunglasses complete every Grace Kelly summer look while most importantly incorporating her love of pearls. Pair these with a pearl sunglasses chain to complete the look and hit the beach, but don't forget to pack your sunscreen!
Looking like Princess Grace has never been easier, combining her timeless elegance with a modern day twist is a simple click away. Of course, if you’re as obsessed with pearls as we are, channeling Grace doesn’t have to break the bank.