Official licensee
How to Pick the Dopest chain for Your Style

How to Pick the Dopest chain for Your Style

A chain is a versatile piece that can be dressed up or down, depending on the outfit. But with so many different types of chains and necklaces to choose from, how do you know which one is right for you? 

Key Insights
  • Finding the Right Type of Chain 
  • Picking the Perfect Chain Length 
  • Selecting the Right Metal
  • Add the Dopest Chains to Your Fit Today 

Your sense of style is unique to you. It's something that you develop over time and is a reflection of your personality. When it comes to choosing jewelry, such as a chain, it's important to pick pieces that also reflect your personal taste. 

A chain is a versatile piece that can be dressed up or down, depending on the outfit. But with so many different types of chains and necklaces to choose from, how do you know which one is right for you? 

We got you. Today, we’re going to break down some tips on how to pick the best chain for you. We'll cover the different types of chains, the length of the necklace, and the metal options. With this information, you'll be able to choose the right chain that best reflects the person wearing it. 

Finding the Right Type of Chain 

Chains have remained a fashion staple for decades. Over time, many new styles have emerged as designers continue to innovate. 

When it comes to selecting the right type of chain for you, one of the first traits to consider is the chain’s thickness. For example, Cuban link chains are known for their thick, bold links that are available in various sizes, from micro to large, iced out versions. 

Link spacing is another key factor. Figaro link chains are defined by the spacings in the links while items like women’s herringbone and rope necklaces are characterized by the textures created from the shape of the metals with little to no spacing. 

If you’re someone that prefers to make a statement all your own, you can also pick something with a unique shape that you will not find anywhere else. At GLD, we also offer our own exclusive designs like our G-Link, Star, and Honeycomb chains. 

Lastly, you will want to decide how many chains you want to wear at the same time. Some people prefer to layer multiple chains while others prefer to make a single bold statement with one. You can also layer multiple styles to create an eye-catching contrast, such as wearing a longer G-Link below a micro clustered tennis necklace

To bring it all back together, when you are selecting the right chain for your sense of style, consider these four key points: 

  • How large do I want the chain links to be? 
  • What is my preferred link spacing? 
  • Do I prefer a traditional or modern design? 
  • Do I want to layer multiple chains or make a statement with a single chain?

Once you have these three questions answered, you can move on to the next step: Picking the perfect chain length. 

Picking the Perfect Chain Length 

The length of the chain plays as much of a role in the final style as the type of chain you choose. Longer chains will sit lower on your chest while shorter ones will hang closer to your collarbone. As we mentioned above, you can also blend chain lengths if you plan to layer them. 

Typically, the shortest length that you will find is a 16” chain for men and 12-14” for women. These lengths will rest closest to the base of the neck and will remain highly visible over a shirt collar. 

That does not mean that longer chains are by any means inferior. Chains such as our 30” Cuban rest lower on the torso, but they also create an eye-catching sheen that becomes the perfect central focal point for any outfit from a basic t-shirt to a layered outfit with a jacket or overshirt. 

Selecting the Right Metal

It's no secret that different metals can produce totally different looks. And when it comes to chains, the metal you choose can make or break your overall style. Here's a quick guide to picking the perfect metal for your chain necklace: 

Gold is classic and timeless with elegant warm tones. If you're going for a traditional look, yellow gold cannot be outdone. 

White gold is sleek and modern with cooler tones than yellow gold. It's perfect if you're looking for something a little bit different than the standard and want to add a different edge to your fit for the day.  

Rose gold has a fiery tone all its own. It's a great choice if you want your chain to make more of a statement and stand out from the rest. 

If you are looking to add a chain to pair with other types of jewelry you already wear on the daily, pick one that has a metal with a complementary tone to the rest of your accessories. For example, match yellow gold with yellow gold. This will create a more consistent look throughout your entire fit. 

Add the Dopest Chains to Your Fit Today 

At GLD, we know how personal your sense of style is, which is why we strive to offer the most complete set of high-quality chains that you won’t find anywhere else. With the finest attention to detail and craftsmanship rivaled by no other, backed by a lifetime guarantee, you can always look your best with the dopest piece for any occasion. 

Browse our full collection here or hit us up online to learn more.