Rocking a backwards necklace to your next fancy affair accomplishes two goals: 1) It shows you off as the style icon you are, and 2) It highlights the unsung hero of sexy, AKA your shoulder blades. But don't take it from us—take it from these incredibly chic-looking stars. (Now you'll just have to perfect that whole blithe, over-the-shoulder pose thing before the ball drops...)
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Hathaway confirms what we thought all along: Strappy silk numbers beg for a bit of backside sparkle. The actress's star-spangled strand necklace is just the trick.
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Always one to embrace a bit of non-tradition, Blanchett adorns her back with a shimmering gold tassel pendant that screams, "You wish you could wear me like this."
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Lawrence takes an understated approach by accenting her strapless Christian Dior gown with a long, delicate, beaded strand. It was just the unexpected detail her classic look needed.
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While inherently sophisticated, the look can take a rock 'n' roll turn. Delevingne demonstrates in a decidedly bohemian horn necklace.
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Anne Hathaway (Again!)
Hathaway proves that even a criss-cross strap situation can benefit from a little back candy. Perhaps even a $485,000 Tiffany Blue Book Collection diamond necklace?
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Jennifer Lawrence (Again!)
What can we say, girl loves the look. And we can't blame her—how much more interesting is her outfit because of the edgy accessory?
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Yes, even short pendants are fair game, as seen in this modern-day Girl with a Pearl
Earring Necklace-y shot.
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Hudson's beaded crystal necklace, paired with an open-back gown, calls to mind the trend's 1920s origins.
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What woman doesn't fancy herself Chanel-approved? Kidman is at the height of elegance this No. 5 pendant down her back.
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