You might not initially think that Princess Diana, Carrie Bradshaw, Meghan Markle and Hailey Bieber have much in common, especially as they all have vastly different styles, however they do all agree on one trend: personalised jewellery.
Princess Diana was the first royal to adopt the initial necklace, a bold ‘D’ on twisted chain back in the 80s, long before Meghan Markle started wearing her delicate ‘A’ and ‘H’ necklaces, symbolising the men in her life, son Archie and husband Harry.
The there was of course Carrie, who turned initially tacky name necklaces into a must-have accessories (‘like ghetto gold for fun!’), and to this day it still ranks high on the wish list.
Now newlywed Hailey Bieber has sparked a craze for personalised necklaces all over again, thanks to her ‘wifey’ necklace. Since this trend has clearly spanned the decades, it’s safe to say you can invest in this one, and the good news is there’s a style to suit all tastes.
There are the more fun necklaces a la Carrie and Hailey (look to Maria Black for cool ‘mum’ pieces) and the more timeless elegant designs such as Roxanne First’s initial diamond necklaces. Well, they do say they are forever so… shop my favourite styles now.