Just like a set of perfectly groomed brows, a pair of sparkly earrings helps frame your face and elevate your look. As such, we've selected seven shimmering baubles that will make a festive addition to your party repertoire. From Art Deco-inspired studs to dangling chandeliers, check out these gorgeous gems you should Go Buy Now.The Inspiration
Your sensibilities may veer towards the minimalist or extravagant, but either way, there's a pair of earrings for you. Subtle yet luminous drop earrings accompanied slicked-back hair at Bottega Veneta's F/W 12 show, while Diane Kruger wore bolder baubles at the 80 anniversary of Chanel's Bijoux De Diamant collection in New York. In the label's Navy & Black Sequin Dress from S/S 13, Kruger left her neckline bare but kept the focus on her face with Chanel Fine Jewelry Ciel Etoile Earrings and Franges Swing Bracelet (all pieces price upon request). Feel like amping up your holiday wardrobe with a statement-making pair too? Continue reading for our picks.
1. Shourouk Mia Silver-Plated Swarovski Crystal Earrings ($530)
These Shourouk earrings offer a colorful spin on sparkly earrings thanks to their mint green stones. Accent them with a pretty updo and a sophisticated party number.
2. Juicy Couture Oval Drop Earrings ($58)
For understated allure, slip on these gems. They're subtle enough to wear with a knit turtleneck and jeans for an off-duty look, but you can also complement their minimalism with a streamlined dress.
3. Dannijo Alexis Earrings ($392)
Dannijo's heirloom-inspired clip-ons are perfect for the girl who doesn't have pierced ears--or simply isn't a fan of heavy earrings. Their Art Deco shape has as contemporary edge, suitable for any modern-day trendsetter.
4. ASOS Jewelled Moon Doorknocker Earrings with Detachable Stud ($35)
If you subscribe to the bigger-is-better theory, you'll adore ASOS' striking earrings. Offset their in-your-face opulence with a simple ensemble, like your favorite little black dress.
5. Michael Spirito FSE25 Earrings ($175)
Adorn your lobes with Michael Spirito's eclectic earrings. They're a cool accompaniment to a white t-shirt tucked into a sleek leather skirt.
6. Kenneth Jay Lane Waterfall Earrings ($169)
Channel old Hollywood glamour a la Grace Kelly with Kenneth Jay Lane's crystal clusters. Pull your hair back into an elegant chignon to showcase these beauties.
7. Erickson Beamon In The Mood For Love Gunmetal-Plated Swarovski Crystal Clip Earrings ($645)
These vintage-inspired baubles--a medley of Swarovski crystals in different colors and shapes--are certainly ornate. Play up the glitz with loose waves and a strapless cocktail dress.--Tiffany Tse
Bottega Veneta runway photo, courtesy of First View; photo of Diane Kruger, courtesy of Xposure Photos.