Styling Your Special Occasion Outfit With the Right Jewellery

Styling Your Special Occasion Outfit With the Right Jewellery

When it comes to dressing for special occasions, the right jewellery can elevate your outfit and let your personality shine through. At Claudia Bradby, our jewellery is thoughtfully designed and handcrafted around the idea that jewellery is more than just an accessory, it’s about feeling like yourself.

‘Jewellery is uniquely personal, my hope is that every time you wear a piece of our jewellery, the thought and care that goes into each design will shine through.’ Claudia Bradby, Founder.

Whether you’re attending the races, a wedding, a christening, a summer ball, a birthday party, or enjoying an evening out on holiday, choosing the perfect pieces can make all the difference. We specialise in hand-selected freshwater pearls, crafted with care and designed to be treasured forever. Each piece tells a unique story, adding a touch of timeless elegance to any ensemble. Here’s how to style your special occasion outfit with jewellery that’s right for you.

The Races

Attending the races is a quintessentially British affair, often marked by high fashion and sophistication. A silver pearl necklace is an ideal choice to complement your race day outfit. Pair it with a chic dress and a stylish hat for a classic, elegant look. Pearl stud earrings can add a subtle touch of glamour without overpowering your ensemble, ensuring you stand out in the crowd for all the right reasons. We love these pictures of Clodagh Mckenna wearing our Gold Flying Bee Choker at Ascot last week.


Weddings are a time to celebrate love and unity, and your jewellery should reflect the joy of the occasion. A pearl necklace adds a touch of romance and tradition to your attire and offer a versatile and timeless option with contemporary flair. Consider a delicate silver pearl necklace such as our Essential Long Pearl Pendant to enhance a flowing maxi dress or our luxurious Biography Necklace for pure pearl elegance. Pair with your favourite pearl stud earrings for a cohesive and polished finish.

Miya from @miyaloves beauty_ wears our gold this two shall pass pearl necklace with matching earrings.

Summer Celebrations

Whether it’s a christening, summer ball, work event, birthday or simply enjoying every day summer life! Pearls always bring a touch of understated elegance, suitable for any occasion. With a silver pearl necklace and matching pearl stud earrings or bracelet, you can add a touch of sophistication to your outfit be it a cocktail dress or boho beach chic. Our handcrafted jewellery pieces are perfect for marking such meaningful moments.

@Jenliujones wears our Button Pearl Bracelet and Honey Bee Bracelet.

Summer Holiday Jewellery

Whether it’s daytime sightseeing or an evening dinner soaking up the local culture, you’ll want jewellery to reflect the summer sunshine. Our most loved pearl necklace – The World is Your Oyster is perfect for this, The disc is cast from an oyster shell found on a beach near Claudia's birthplace in Australia. Much loved by our collectors this special necklace can be worn on its own or layered.


Why Freshwater Pearls?

At Claudia Bradby, we pride ourselves on offering special occasion jewellery that can be treasured forever. Handcrafted using freshwater pearls (which are the  finest type of pearls) with sterling silver and 18k gold-plate, to ensure your jewellery will not tarnish and can be kept in your jewellery collection and passed down as special heirloom pieces.

Our small team takes great care in the design, hand creation, and packaging of each piece, ensuring the highest quality and attention to detail. Our pearls are carefully selected for their natural beauty and lustre, making them a perfect choice for any special occasion.

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