Statement Earrings: The Crazy, The Hot, and The Cool

November 3, 2011  |  
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EXPRESS YOURSELF! Statement earrings are back this season in a BIG way! Colorful. Huge. Sparkly. These are just a few words – not necessarily all at once – that describe what we’ve been seeing on the runway, the red carpet and the streets. Take your pick of this playful trend by cruising through our favorites. Don’t forget to let the earrings shine by keeping the rest of your outfit and accessories simple. Get inspired!  We promise there’s something for every gal, whether she considers her style to be crazy, Hot, or cool. Can you guess which applies to which attribute?

Guinevere, Crystal Statement Earrings, $48.00

Bright turquoise is usually associated with warmer months, but these beaded earrings are a fun way to brighten up drab fall and winter days. Shaped like palm trees, wearing this pair will help each day feel like a vacation.

House of HarlowTotem Pole Earrings, $65.00

Get the tribal feel sans the bold color, with a pair of totem pole-inspired earrings. Silver and dangling, these earrings are extra cute and feature a geometric design and metal fringe. Love ’em? Put the pedal to the metal and grab a pair!

Urban OutfittersCurved Stone Post Earrings, $16.00 (online only)

Large post earrings like these will add that touch of elegance you’ve been searching for in your ear candy. This pair has an undeniable appeal and vintage edge. Snag this white and gold combo for a taste of old Hollywood glamour. Cue the spotlight!

Juicy Couture, Teardrop Earrings$68.00

Look like a million bucks, for less! These teardrop earrings will have you crying tears of joy when you see how these diamonds rhinestones shine in the moonlight. Can you say, “Girl’s night”?

Forever 21Damask Tassel Earrings, $5.80

Who doesn’t like a little tassel? Coyly twirl this fringe between your fingertips as you receive compliments on your fab accessory. Be prepared to be a twirling fiend because you’ll be getting praise all night long.

Lucky BrandGreen Stone and Green Snake Wrap Earring, $32.00

Set envy ablaze with this “Serpentine Fire.” Gold snakes slither around teardrop gem stones and we can’t help but think, “Aw, isn’t that just darling!?” Not exactly the typical reaction to those sinister reptiles, but this earring has our guard down and our minds open.

 LUV AJArrowhead Earrings, $45.00

Ancient artifact? No, but these arrowhead earrings sure could pass for something you found in your backyard. Unleash your inner warrior princess and fight the urge to go unnoticed. With an antique-looking pair like this, you won’t have the option to blend in.

EtsyBird in a Cage Earrings, $9.99

We know why the caged bird sings…and now you can too! Etsy designer, Haley of the Zaisy shop, created a work of art with this piece. A wooden hot pink cage, gold bird, and pink stone are the ingredients of these creative earrings. Check out her entire collection if you’re hungry for more.

AnthropologieGale Chime Earrings, $32.00

This one puts us in the mind of water ripples. Like water, these thin gold circles provide a whimsical look and serene vibe. Toss these earrings on and relax, you’ll look great!

TopshopMesh Stone Knot Studs, $20.00

Go ahead and tie the knot with this gorgeous accessory. This piece is made for the woman who loves color and texture. Teal ropes and multi-colored stones tie this fun creation together. 

ASOS, Drop Earrings Snake Chain Multi Loop, $26.96

Looks like, as T-Pain would say, “somebody mixed up silver and gold.” Bright blue adds a nice pop of color to these long loopy chains. These slinky earrings have us feeling giddy! Fresh…

Charlotte RusseMulti-Gem Dangle Earrings, $7.50

Have a sweet tooth?  Check out this pretty candy-coated pair! These bright gems gleam and will add much needed flair to a simple outfit. Definitely drool-worthy!

TopshopFake Hair Earrings, $10.00

Who says the option of fake hair has to be limited to our heads? Multiple tiers and autumn-friendly colors make the material choice for this pair even more dramatic. Anyone who wears these earrings will undoubtedly be the mane attraction. So go ahead, whip your hair back forth!

KahYootDiamante – Dangle Chandelier Earrings, $19.00

A definite statement maker, these handmade earrings are the product of very talented designer, Samantha Benton. They also have a lot going on: teal, stripes, black, white and gold chains. This could have easily resulted in a hot mess, but instead, this mess is HOT! Find more KahYoot designs on Etsy.

Which pair is your favorite? Will you be sporting any statement earrings this season? Why or why not? State your case in the comments below!

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