How about giving a makeover to your feet this summer? No, it is not at all about a pedicure from a rich salon but about an accessory- anklet, that surely adds to your panache. Ankle bracelets or anklets in short are perfect for the season as you would like to flaunt your legs with those shorts and skirts, tunics or minis. And surprisingly this is one accessory that even men can own to stylize their wardrobe.
Let this article guide you without delay to the nearest anklet shop and provide the desired satisfaction in bringing prominence to your feet.
Fashion with No Barriers
As stated earlier, even men have a wide range of choice when ankle bracelets are in question, though it usually differs a lot from women’s anklets. Would not it be a better idea to catch on with the latest trends along with the traditional axioms about anklets for both men and women? Read on to explore.
Anklets are a choice of the wearer and he or she must make a clear point as of what exactly is the need. Confusions are doubtless because of the abundance of designs in their makings. Now it is obvious that the confusions give a chance for you to take home more than one anklet. And you have the freedom to change them time and again to suit your attire as well as your mood.
From a New Perspective with New Dimensions
Surprisingly anklets have a trailing array of patterns. Traditionally anklets were made of silver, gold and bronze. Today the options have widened enormously in metals with steel, platinum, copper, alloys etc and have crossed the boundaries of imagination, reaching to plastic, leather and clothes.
In nations like India, Egypt and countries in the Middle East, women used to wear anklets on both feet. These were usually made of gold and silver. In other Asian countries too anklets were adorned. Majority of Americans also prefer to wear it on both feet.
Some cultures have this that girls who are singles should wear only one anklet and that too on the right foot. And married women should wear it on the left foot, same side as their wedding ring. Today also we see so many people still lingering to these gnomes.
Today anklets are an exceptional fashion statement for girls. Not only does it add glamour to your feet, but does bring a sense of procurement in others who are also fashion lovers. But are you really sure if your anklets light up an envious yearn in the beholder? Have you chosen the right one for yourself yet? Go through the following list of anklet types and choose the one you think you should procure soon.
Exploring the Ocean of Anklet Varieties
Precious Metal Anklets
The most ductile and malleable metal as we know is Gold. This shows that anklets made of gold can be shaped into any desirable style as you wish. You can go to the extremes of thinness or cylindrical shapes with this metal. Only thing is that it is not affordable by all.
Yet expensive are those made of Diamond and Platinum. These also drip elegance on the feet of the wearer. In case you want to minimize your budget and still look equally awesome, you could opt for those silver or sterling silver anklets. They also make extra ordinary designs of anklets.
One cannot forget to think about pearl anklets that are hot throughout the seasons. They can never be outdated as pearls are in demand from time immemorial. Before you spend to buy one for you, strictly do check with the quality of the pearls which is most important. You can make anyone fall on your feet with pearl anklets.
Offbeat Metallic Anklets
Much in trend now days are anklets crafted with metals and alloys with beads and charms. Thin metallic strings with attachments of bell shaped glass or crystals are available.
Colorful and lustrous beads arranged in a specific order in between metallic balls are the flavor of this season. These would not cost you much. Think of owning two or three of those types in different colors and styles to transform yourself into a diva at college.
Ivory anklets are hard to get but definitely help raise the brows of anyone who happens to know its make. Anklets fully made of crystals and semi precious stones and gems augment the aesthetic value of your feet. Even you would love to peek several times to get a glance of the aesthetics inferred to your legs as would your peers.
Talking about the funky types, we have too many materials for anklets like bright colored cloth anklets, different colored plastic anklets, or cut stone anklets.
For everyday wear plastic anklets are suitable for college goers as they can be changed with the color of the dress they wear each day. These anklets can be designed at home as well with your creative power. As there is no definite pattern to follow, the end product depends completely on the maker that is you.
Fun Gifts for Friends and Family
Various kinds of charms and bells, beads and crystals, plastic funky tiny toys etc are available in the market which you may bring home and connect with the help of plastic strings or cotton and nylon ones to make amazing anklets for yourself or as gifts for your loved ones.
For those who love to leave a mark of tune where they walk by can opt for the little tingling bells of metals as attachments. But make sure you do take them off while entering a library.
Anklets with Style Quotients
We have been discussing about precious, metallic, semi precious and even funky anklets. But there are certain varieties which define absolute style. These anklets never compromise with the idiosyncrasies and vogue. Therefore these are strictly meant for fashion fiesta.
Women are never restricted from accessorizing with any of the following types, but softness of skin and endurance of pain, act slight barriers for trying the below mentioned anklets.
Men in Anklets
Leather symbolizes power or strength in fashion arena. Don’t you agree with me? So are leather anklets. The muscular lot can flaunt their savoir-faire with leather anklet strapped around their ankles. These may account with metallic rings, iron balls and chains or even wooden beads.
Then there are wooden anklets which are also par excellence in finesse. So are the jute anklets. Men can also go for anklets that have charms of conch or small shells connected with leather or plastic straps. They often prefer to wear rugged materials like hemp or rugged leather and even intricate works of rubber. Women prefer the softer versions of these probably because of their ‘finishing aspect’.
Hope you soon head towards the nearest mall or shopping centre to grab all those funky anklets and show off your feet to the world. Any confusion arises while selecting one, call your most fashionable friend and seek advice. Cheers to your dancing, happy feet!