Simple Styling Trick to Try: Pile On the Pearls

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The Saturdays singer Mollie King tends to dress quintessentially British, and she's the queen of mixing high fashion brands with high street buys, and traditional style with trendy looks. Her latest fun fashion fusion? An all black everything outfit, paired with a colorful clutch and a plethora of pearls.

While we usually steer clear of this particular piece of jewelry, we might pull them out and dust them off, as we've figured out (thanks to Miss Mollie) how to make sure they don't look like your grandmother's pearls.

Here's the key: Pile them on. Stacking several strands in a variety of lengths and colors is what takes this look from matronly to modern. You're welcome!