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Kelly Dooley Offers Jewelry Style Tips


Kelly Dooley, the mastermind behind the wildly successful BodyRock Sport line, activewear that fuses fitness, fashion and functionality. "Fashion is all about having the confidence to wear different looks," explains Kelly. "Just be yourself."

Versatile jewelry is a must-have for today's busy women. Kelly Dooley shares her expert style advice on wearing trendy yet affordable pieces that work day-to-night.

It's entirely possible to look professional and stylish at the same time. Choose jewelry with an edge. "To me, a plain white shirt is a fashion crime," exclaims Kelly. "It's just so boring." Spruce up basic clothing items by layering long strands of pearl necklaces. In fact, black cultured pearls are beautiful against the stark white of the shirt. Pair with a gorgeous pair of sapphire and diamond earrings for a look that's avant-garde yet still appropriate for the office.

Women can make a strong fashion statement at work without indulging in a rainbow of bright colors. Consider iridescent gray pearls or quartz earrings. Together the earrings and pearls work to create urban chic. "It's bold, but certainly not gaudy," explains Kelly. "The key is not to look overdone." Kelly's personal style tip: wear the necklace as a bracelet by doubling it over a few times. According to Kelly, this combination will definitely "add some pep to your step."

The appeal of gemstone jewels has never been greater, especially vivid blue-green hues. Turquoise is one of those colors that looks beautiful on just about everyone," explains Dooley. Kelly's personal style tip: wear a vibrant turquoise bead necklace with a simple white shirt. The contrast is simply stunning. Add vibrant colored free-form multi-gem station bangle. The stones that pop with color: purple amethyst, garnet, smoky quartz and green amethyst. As Kelly concludes, "Fashion is all about taking risks, but above all, fashion should be fun."