Plan your exit just as well as your entry into a room, what with the new trend in neckwear
Let your back do the talking with these stand out pieces. From heavy necklaces to multi-layered beads and chains, ita��s the back thata��s in focus. Jewellery designer Sumit Sawhney gives us some tips, a�?The thumb rule to have the right back piece is that it should not be cluttered. Choose from wide to long pieces going from the back of your neck to your spine and all the way to the lower back.a�?
Made of silver and semi precious stones like rubies and emerald, this elegant and simple necklace is from the brand Pretty Little Things in Bangalore. Wear a boat-neck dress for a chic look. Priced at Rs.14,000. Available at the store in Bangalore.
Who says back jewellery is only for Western outfits? This piece from Papa Dona��t Preach by Shubhika goes well with a sari. Perfect for mehendis and weddings, this piece has golden metallic coin work with thread embroidery on the collar, with golden chain tassels in artificial gold.A� Rs.7,500. Available at the store in Mumbai. Details: 022 65230001
Actress Sunny Leone flaunted jewellery by designer Sumit Sawhney at the India International Jewellery Week that took place in Mumbai this July. As part of his brand, Apala, the back piece the actress sported is a wreath embellished with jade. The pieces were part of his collection, The Royal Tribe.A� Rs.1,65,000. Available at Hauz Khas Village,A�New Delhi. Details: 011 26512361
As Navratri has already begun, you cannot miss the dandiya action in the city. Upgrade a simple backless choli will this golden choker, featuring colourful tassels swinging down your back. The fine jewellery line begins from Rs.2 lakh onwards. Available at Amethyst, Chennai Details: 45991633
This statement piece is an 18k gold-plated shoulder harness with a layered cut out floral pattern. Pair it with an off shoulder black dress and you are good to go. We suggest you not clutter the look with other accessories. Rs.5,600. Details: perniaspopupshop.com
Tired of gold and silver jewellery? This light-weight aluminum back piece by Manreet Deol from Manifest Destiny makes a statement. With a gold finish, the stand out piece can be styled with a white backless dress. Over Rs.2,100. Available at Amethyst. Details: manifestdestin.in
An open-back red silk dress with this multicolour braided necklace can work for a cocktail party. This piece from jewellery designer Anupamaa Dayal comes with an attached string of artificial pearls and wool tassel. Rs.3,300. Details: perniaspopupshop.com
Attending a high profile wedding? Then wear a gorgeous backless lehenga-choli and pair it with this octopus back piece made of gold and diamonds. Created by designer Laksh Pahuja, this necklace has an interesting front. At the store in Mumbai.From Rs.25 lakhs onwards. Details: 0982004056