The Art of Adornment: How To Wear Multiple Earrings

Are you up on the new jewelry trend?

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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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    PHOTO: Kate Monteith Tumblr

    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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    PHOTO: The Fashion Sight

    The asymmetry of an odd number of earrings plays up the look’s natural edginess.

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    PHOTO: Polienne

    A simple helix and lobe pairing is a more subtle way to get in on the trend.

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    PHOTO: Ali Billow

    A feather earring is the ideal accessory for the bohemian girl.

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    PHOTO: Elf Sacks

    A dangling earring is a refreshing option amidst multiple hoops and studs.

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    PHOTO: The Fashion Guitar

    For major impact, consider studding your ear all the way up with pearls and diamonds.

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    PHOTO: Fashion Lady

    Flower-shaped studs are a feminine alternative to the typical balls.

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    PHOTO: They All Hate Us

    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)

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Infinite Tusk Earrings

Infinite Tusk Earrings

Gabriela Artigas, $360
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Addison Earrings

Addison Earrings

One Jewelry Los Angeles, $280
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Line And Natural Pearl Earrings

Line And Natural Pearl Earrings

Sarah & Sebastian, $180
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Polaris Studs

Polaris Studs

In God We Trust, $80
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Basics Stud Earrings

Basics Stud Earrings

Vince Camuto, $20
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Black Diamond & Rose Gold Hook Earrings

Black Diamond & Rose Gold Hook Earrings

Wendy Nichol, $505
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Opal And Diamond Studs

Opal And Diamond Studs

WWAKE, $511
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