Update your look with a standout pair of statement earrings
At the 89th annual Academy Awards Charlize Theron stepped out in a stunning metallic floor-length gown by Dior, but she completed her look with a dazzling pair of statement earrings.
Her eye-catching Chopard earrings caught the attention of many admirers on social media. They were white gold and featured a staggering 59.9 carats worth of diamonds.
Safe to say our budget doesn’t stretch to a similar pair, but seeing them sparkle reminded us of the usefulness of a great pair of statement earrings. They are a wonderful finishing flourish to an evening outfit, but they’re also a great distraction when you’ve not had time to put your make-up on, or wash your hair. And happily, they continue to be very fashionable this year.
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Whether you’re shopping for a special occasion or just want to inject some everyday glamour, a standout pair of earrings are a practical buy, honest. Watch them brighten up very serious tailoring, or add a bit of interest to an old, tatty top. And of course they can reinvent the dress you’ve worn to the last 3 weddings…
So we’ve found the most stylish pairs around. Whatever your taste and budget, you’ll find a beautiful pair of earrings to suit you. Click through our gallery for an edit of the nicest earrings around…
Circles Short Drop Earrings, £6.00, Accessorise
This pair of earrings have been spotted on the lobes of several fashion editors during recent fashion weeks on account of them being a great high street homage to a Celine pair. For a fraction of the price tag they create the same effect. Plus they'll make your outfit looked refined with their minimalist style.
Blue Statement Drop Earrings, £12.00, Matthew Williamson at Debenhams
The light reflecting qualities of these stones will give your skin a beautiful glow.
Triangle Geometric Earrings, £12.90, Amazon Fashion
The perfect desk to dinner earrings!
Washed Patina Knocker Hoops, £88.00, Free People
These stunning earrings have an '80s feel to them but with a strong contemporary twist. Keep other details to a minimum to make them your statement piece.
Faux Pearl Statement Earrings, £15.00, ASOS
Pearls add a splash more sophistication to an outfit and these oversized drop earrings are the perfect statement piece. Pair them with a chunky knit to dress up an everyday outfit.
Tassel Earrings, £100, Maje
A combination of different textures make pieces appear more high end. The tassels on these stunning earrings create movement, which draws the eye, in a good way.
Circle Ball Drop Earrings, £12.50, Topshop
Channel old-Hollywood glamour with these Art Deco inspired earrings.
Twisted Pendant Earrings, £17.00, & Other Stories
The geometric style of these will catch the light and reflect it onto your face - making your skin look instantly more youthful and bright. Both elegant and bold, these earrings are the perfect finishing touch for an evening outfit.