Truthfully, I’ve never been one to fall for jewel-embellished dresses or richly embroidered tops. Instead, I prefer to keep things interesting with a pair of statement earrings. The magic of these baubles is that they can take your outfit from zero to 60 in an instant and don’t require much fussing.
Insta-Party: 10 Earrings To Liven Up Your Summer Look
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I’ve got my eyes on these 10 beauties for the next time I play dress up.
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Sunset Gold Plated Turquoise Clip Earrings ($800)
Featuring 18k gold chains and turquoise stones, it won’t take much for these shoulder-grazers to shimmy their way into the spotlight!
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Stick Drop Earrings ($28) in Mixed Metal
In terms of ear ornamentation, this Topshop pair packs a one-two punch! Just make sure you pull your hair back so they stay the focal point.
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Oscar de la Renta
Bejeweled Bug Crystal Earrings ($295) in Black Diamond
It’s all about the details with Oscar de la Renta’s handcrafted bijoux. If you look closely at these drop earrings, you can see tiny bejeweled beetles.
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Opla Flowery Filigree Earrings ($1310) in 18k Yellow Gold
This Judy Geib pair isn’t lacking in, shall I say it, flower power. The cascading gold and 18k yellow gold blooms will lend an artsy touch to any look.
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Flapper Fringe Earrings ($475, +44 (0) 207 0339853)
I was immediately drawn to the Art Deco elegance of Mawi’s Fringe Earrings. The Gatsby-era design feels completely on-point.
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Crystal Drop Earrings ($183) in Fire Opal
With earrings this opulent, it’s important to keep the rest of your look minimal. I might even pair them with a low-key t-shirt and jeans ensemble for an interesting contrast.
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Chandelier Earrings ($165, 516.641.7212) in Gunmetal with Black Crystals
Play up the romantic Goth vibe of these chandelier earrings with a strapless black dress and burgundy lip.
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Mega Ear Cuff ($51) in Crystal
Sometimes just one statement earring is enough, and that’s certainly the case with this rhinestone-encrusted ear cuff.
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Lucite Collection Santa Fe Deco XL Arrow Head Chandelier Clip Earrings ($295, 212.727.1093) in Grey and Black Lucite
The architectural design of these glittery gems call for an equally modern cocktail dress with dramatic 3D folds.
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Silver Mesh Cascade Earrings ($24)
These earrings are showstoppers, sans all the glitz and glamour. They’re perfect for when I’m embracing my edgier side.