Adios, dainty earrings. So long, understated studs. When it comes to face-framing accessories, small is so yesterday and bigger is better for today, tomorrow, and the foreseeable future of fashion. Larger-than-life embellishments on Proenza Schouler, Isabel Marant, Céline, Marc Jacobs, and Balenciaga Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear runways piqued our interest in a major way. Let’s turn up the volume with bold ear ornaments that instantly reinvent our look each time we don a new pair, shall we? They’re head-turning, eye-catching, confidence-boosting, and a whole lotta fun to wear. Scroll below for the ultimate dose of accessory inspiration.
With a single swap of ogle-worthy accents for the same stud earrings you’ve been wearing for years upon years, it’s a new you just waiting for her Insta-selfie debut. Generous jewels add dimension to even the most low-key, casual ensembles. Perhaps oversized earrings are the new red lip…?
Dangling from our chicest street style stars’ ears, we’ve spotted firsthand every incarnation of oversized earrings. Think preschool shapes to unconventional construction, classic metals to ‘80s-inspired acrylic, delicately beaded to majorly blinged-out.
Ready to try? Go full-on kid-in-a-candy-shop by shopping large earrings from Topshop, H&M, Piaget, Chopard, Céline, Marni, Simone Rocha, J.W. Anderson, Dolce & Gabbana, Miu Miu, Gucci, Balenciaga, and the OG of party baubles, Oscar de la Renta.
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