||A 14"-- 16" necklace hits just above the collarbone and fits like a choker, you wear it tightly around your neck. It suits clothing with open necks the best. You'd want to wear a collar necklace with a v-neck or a scoop-neck. Off-the-shoulder styles would work too.
||An 18"-- 20" necklace are known as a princess necklace. It's best worn on the collarbone and is the most popular chain length among women. It's perfect for women who want some breathing room with their chain. This length chain works best with a higher neckline.
||An 18" men's chain hits at the base of the neck and is best for young men and men with smaller neck sizes. A 20" chain is the most common length for men, falling at the collarbone. This is a good length for a men’s chain with a pendant, as the pendant will not sit too high or fall too low.
||A 24"-- 28" chain falls below the neckline. This style usually falls in between your collarbone and the top of your bust.
||A 24" chain falls just above the sternum. A 28" chain falls mid-chest and is typically used for plain chains without pendants.
||A 32"-- 42" necklace hangs below the bust and is typically reserved for long, beaded necklaces such as pearl necklaces. These are the long ones. They’re meant to wrap around your neck at least twice and can be adjusted to fall on the same level or different ones.
||A 36" chain is extra long and falls below the chest.