J.Crew bib necklace
J.Crew, Banana Republic, Nordstrom, and plenty of others have these big bib necklaces in this season. I'm not sure how I feel about them, but an easy way to test the waters is by making a similar one. I bought this top for $3.50 on clearance at Marshall's because the ribbon straps were tearing off.
So, I cut the seams that attached the rosettes to the cheap poly stretch blend shirt. I cut off three rosettes on either side, leaving the three large flowers centered. I used some thin black satin ribbon and sewed it on.
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Mine doesn't have the sparkle of the beaded and be-gemmed ones for $250, but it gives the look and feels about the same to wear. It's awfully nice that jewelry has ribbon and other easy-to-copy looks this season!