Big Bangles May Be Trending Now, But These 22 Minimal Bracelets Are Forever



When it comes to jewelry, we all have certain pieces we never want to take off. Some are heirlooms that hold unrivaled sentimental value, and others are chunky on-trend pieces that add a statement to any look. The subject of today's roundup, however, is the more minimalistic pieces that just go with everything—specifically, simple bracelets. As much as we love an eye-catching big cuff, these easy and uncomplicated ones provide a refreshing contrast, are easy to stack, and will go seamlessly with anything you wear.

Below, you'll find an edit of forever bracelets you won't regret having in your collection. We pulled together our favorites for you to add to your own jewelry box, from investment-worthy buys from Cartier to under-$100 contemporary options. Keep scrolling to find a piece that'll elevate any outfit in no time. Wear them on their own for a more laid-back feel, or layer them in with your old favorites.

You're probably tired of hearing our editors rave about Jenny Bird by now, but we can't help it—the brand designs ultra-cool pieces that still have an aura of timelessness around them. This bangle may be simple, but it's still incredibly chic.

A classic herringbone bracelet that's nice enough to wear on its own or layered in with all your other favorites.

This is an investment piece you'll have for life.

We know the phrase is "Diamonds are a girl's best friend," but after seeing this bracelet, it should be pearls.

Get the look of a diamond bracelet at a fraction of the price.

Keep it extra simple with just one or two bracelets, or wear them all for more of a statement. 

The subtle wave in the cuff makes all the difference.

Personalized jewelry always makes for the best gifts, whether you want to treat yourself or someone else.

A great medium between trendy chunky chains and thin woven ones.

If you're not exactly a watch person but like the overall aesthetic, this offers the same luxurious look that exudes from a watch band.

Opulent cuffs may be in, but this set will surpass any jewelry trend.

Nordstrom has pages upon pages of jewelry, but this affordable and luxe-looking piece stood out the most.

A bracelet like this could change any outfit for the better.

The double-rope detail elevates this from the average knotted bracelet.

If you like diamonds but still prefer subtlety, an option like this is perfect.

Have you seen the word "paper clip" to describe something so pretty? We haven't.

Why stick to only gold or silver when you can try your hand at both?

Shashi makes incredible jewelry that often comes under $100. Win-win!

Colorful beads may be having a trendy moment, but these silver bubble beads are both timeless and fun.