The 16 - inch Chain fits close to the neck and typically worn by women or younger men. Ideal for smaller women and those with heart - shaped faces, a 16 - inch chain looks best with a strapless top, dress, or crewneck shirt. Wear with longer Necklaces for a beautiful, layered look.
The 18 - inch Chain lays along the collarbone of most women, and at the base of the neck for most men. Looks great with most necklines, but is best with a scoop neck or sweetheart shirt. Typically flattering for people with long face shapes, and is the most popular Necklace length for women.
The 20 - inch Chain falls a couple of inches below most women’s collarbones, and right at men’s collarbones . It typically adds more depth to a person’s look than shorter styles and accentuates most face shapes beautifully . Wear with a v - neck or halter top.
The 22 - inch Chain lays near the neckline of most women, and a few inches below most men’s collarbones. Often a 22 - inch Chain elongates the look of a person’s neck and looks best with a square neckline or collared shirt . Wear with shorter and longer Chains for a layered style.
The 24 - inch Chain fits below most women’s necklines, and a few inches above most men’s sternums and emphasizes the height of taller people . Typically, the longest length of Chain many women will wear outside of a layered look . Wear with a turtleneck shirt or cowl neck sweater.
The 26 - inch Chain is typically worn by men and lays near their sternum, falls below bust on most women. Accentuates oval - shaped faces , and often worn with a boatneck or high cut shirt . Can be balanced and layered with other shorter Chains.