The Jewelry You'll Wear Over a Thousand Times

The best jewelry pieces aren't the flashiest ones, or the most expensive; they're the earrings, rings, bracelets, and necklaces we wear every day. For our editors, the jewelry we wear over and over again is stylish and practical, yes, but also tends to have a story behind it. I have yet to stop wearing a ring an ex-boyfriend gave me five years ago, and my favorite studs once belonged to my dad (he had a hippie pierced-ear phase that's now long gone). In my book, the best jewelry is the jewelry I've worn for more days than I could ever count.

While it's important to have a well-rounded collection at your disposal, no matter how many statement earrings you own, the jewelry that gets the most wear are those simple, everyday pieces that make you feel good the moment you put them on. So, what do our editors deem to be their wear-always jewelry pieces? Below, you'll find each member of our team explaining their favorite everyday jewelry and the stories behind each of our picks. From cool under-$100 finds to sentimental pieces that are a bit more of a splurge, you'll have plenty of inspiration for building up your own everyday collection.