The Art of Adornment: How To Wear Multiple Earrings
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The arm party is essentially over, and while we’re still fawning over the stacked rings look, a new way to show off your jewelry-layering prowess has surfaced on fashion favorites like Jessica Alba. The multiple ear-piercing trend strikes the perfect balance between feminine (dainty studs and pearls) and tough (piercings have always been a little badass?). Click through now for inspiration and to shop our pieces. We bet you’ll be booking a piercing appointment on the double.
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There isn’t really a part of the ear that you can’t adorn with an earring, so why not get creative with your placement?
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The asymmetry of an odd number of earrings plays up the look’s natural edginess.
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A simple helix and lobe pairing is a more subtle way to get in on the trend.
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A feather earring is the ideal accessory for the bohemian girl.
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A dangling earring is a refreshing option amidst multiple hoops and studs.
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For major impact, consider studding your ear all the way up with pearls and diamonds.
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Flower-shaped studs are a feminine alternative to the typical balls.
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While keeping all your jewelry in the same metal looks perfectly pulled together, we like the unexpected appeal of mixing gold and silver.
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If you haven’t heard, opals are the “it” gem right now.
WWAKE Opal And Diamond Studs ($511)
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It’s all about mixing and matching delicate earrings. This pearl and bar set make an excellent pair.
Sarah & Sebastian Line And Natural Pearl Earrings ($180)
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Add a little unexpected silver to the more ubiquitous gold with these diamond-shaped studs.
In God We Trust Polaris Studs ($80)
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These drop earrings are utterly ladylike with just a touch of edge.
Wendy Nichol Black Diamond & Rose Gold Hook Earrings ($505)
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Gabriela Artigas has a store dangerously close to our office, and these asymmetrical tusk earrings are a hit with our editors.
Gabriela Artigas Infinite Tusk Earrings ($360)
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This jewelry designer makes the coolest studs we’ve seen in a while—not to mention he’s based in our hometown!
One Jewelry Los Angeles Addison Earrings ($280)
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For a slightly tougher look, consider these screw studs.
Vince Camuto Basics Stud Earrings ($20)