>Tiny studs that adorn every ear piercing you have might make for a cute constellation, but if 2017 has taught us anything about earring trends, it's that hoops are a jewelry collection mainstay. In fact, chances are you already own a pair (or five) of classic hoops that you wear most days of the week—but we're here to challenge you to take it a step further.
>We've rounded up some of the coolest hoop earring worth trying next. They're not just symmetric circles—they're oblong and open-ended. They feature sparkles, bright colors, and unexpected uses of pearls. Some just sit on one ear, instead of both. Ahead, the range of styles is so varied that there's a unique pair to delight every hoop fan.
>Click in to discover your next earring obsession. It won't necessarily replace your classic gold or silver hoops, but it'll probably inspire you to switch things up more often.
>The elongated posts make all the difference.
>A hoop and a stud, all in one.
>These thicker gold hoops pack an extra bit of flash.
>Are two (differently sized) hoops better than one?
>Haven’t seen pearls like this before, have you?
>Another unexpected pearl, this time on an open-ended hoop.
>If you’re not a fan of dainty jewels, chose a more substantial hoop like this.
>A missed connection, if you will.
>The stone and shape of this pair give it a special charm.
>Just a little rainbow for your earlobe.
>More hoops, more fun.
Hoops, but make it avant-garde.
>Rachel Comey goes for the full circle.
Spell it out.
>Style trick to try: Wear both hoops on one ear.
>Floating pearls for the win.
>For those looking for something extra playful.
>Hoops with some sway.
>Go for the unexpected with an oblong shape that dangles.
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