This Looming Jewelry Trend Is Poised to Get Big


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For the past six months, I’ve been very devoted to my gold hoop earrings and layered pendant necklaces, and I rarely leave home without them. They are bonafide staples that have quickly become my everyday jewelry essentials. Looking to the other editors at the Who What Wear office who wear similar pieces each day, there’s no doubting the popularity of the jewelry styles.

Recently, though, I’ve been craving something new to wear as an everyday wardrobe staple. So when I started spotting tennis necklaces on cool fashion girls and celebrities, I became intrigued. I first noticed them styled on Ciao Lucia—the dainty necklaces paired with pretty silk dresses and tops. Then I spotted Emily Ratajkowski wearing one on her Instagram. Now it seems like she rarely leaves home without it draped across her neck.

I have a feeling that this jewelry trend is about to explode and just ordered an affordable version to try out myself. Ahead see how everyone is wearing the trend, and then shop my edit of tennis necklaces.

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Associate Director, Special Projects

Kristen Nichols is the Associate Director, Special Projects at Who What Wear with over a decade of experience in fashion, editorial, and publishing. She oversees luxury content and wedding features, and covers fashion within the luxury market, runway reporting, shopping features, trends, and interviews with leading industry experts. She also contributes to podcast recordings, social media, and branded content initiatives. Kristen has worked with brands including Prada, Chanel, MyTheresa, and Luisa Via Roma, and rising designers such as Refine and Tove, and her style has been featured in publications including, Vogue France, WWD, and the CFDA. Before Who What Wear, Kristen began her career at Rodarte, where she worked on assistant styling, photo shoots, and runway shows, and at Allure, where she moved into print and digital editorial. She graduated from the University of Southern California, where she studied art history and business, and currently lives in New York.