Gorgeous baubles are the easiest way to upgrade a look in just one step. Whether your taste skews timeless or of-the-moment, having a stable of chic adornments you can count on is a sartorial must. To help you build or expand your collection, we’ve selected our favorite brands that enjoy major fashion-girl status. Learn more about the designers, and shop our favorite pieces ahead.
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If you're into sculptural statement designs that'll elevate your T-shirt and jeans instantly, LA-based Leigh Miller Newman is your gal. She's inspired by natural patterns and forms rendered into metal, and her hand-hammered earrings and necklaces are true works of art.
Her Curve hoops have become a major style staple for fashion girls. Her signature brass earrings and necklaces are equal parts elegant and cool. She incorporates new, recycled and found materials.
The New York–based designer injects a playful, unexpected element to fine jewelry with 18K gold and diamond pieces that defy traditional shapes. From open oval earrings to curved rings, her collections always imbue modern sophistication. FYI: Her latest gemstone range is a sight to see.
Every celeb from Jennifer Lopez to Michelle Obama has donned her jewels—and for good reason. The California native and former wardrobe stylist gives classics a cool-girl spin you can wear alone or layer on. Key pieces include customizable charm necklaces, tubular hoop earrings and statement rings.
Delicate yet bold, Anissa's designs have garnered the attention of the style set, including fashion girls Leandra Medine and Pandora Sykes. Pearls and diamonds set against a unique iteration of lines, curves and circles deliver silhouettes that are artsy and wearable.
Inspired by Dante's Divine Comedy, each piece tells a story. The line's otherworldly designs include coin pendants, wire-like single earrings and bangles that are imperfectly battered for a one-of-a-kind result that look like a treasured archeological find.
A fresh alternative to metals, the design veteran's line of bright tiled jewelry is just plain fun. Witnessed on Instagram everywhere, Roxanne's candy-colored bracelets and chokers are made for stacking. They're nostalgic, vibrant and never serious.
A go-to destination for dainty everything, Brooklyn-based Catbird stocks the best minimal jewelry, including thin rings, tiny studs and barely there chains you'll never want to take off.
Smith + Mara
LA-based duo Sara Smith and Mara Rothbart are known for simple designs with impact. From diamond-bedecked ear suspenders to threaders, their minimalist pieces offer a dose of glamour.
The New York brand encapsulates city chic, combining modern architecture and feminine shapes. Sisters Morgan and Jaclyn Solomon rely on clean lines and sculptural silhouettes that are both timeless and of the moment.
Carbon & Hyde
LA-based sisters Yarden and Oren Katz meld timeless fine jewelry and modern edge to produce gorgeous diamond-encrusted pieces you'll want to stack and layer every day.
Witnessed on every It girl from Kendall to Gigi (notice their glimmering layered lariats and chains), Jacquie's designs are unique, powerful and sexy, marked by her signature use of precious stones, fossils and amulets.
Designer Emily Faith delivers classic dainty silhouettes that make a huge impact. We're particularly obsessed with her stacking rings and earrings.
It's no wonder her standout chokers have been worn by everyone from Bella Hadid to Alessandra Ambrosio. From pendant prelayers to dainty chains, designer Frasier Lipton's collection gives the ubiquitous trend a fresh, cool-girl spin at prices that won't break the bank.
You can spot a Dylanlex necklace from a mile away with its trademark antiqued metal, statement design and beautiful craftsmanship that truly make it a collectible.
Inspired by her fascination with the cosmos and nature, Logan's constellation designs are ethereal and memorable.
Designer Amanda Thomas' cool-girl pieces are punctuated with spikes, crescents and ornaments that add edge to any look.
Anita's collections are always a great mix of delicate and statement jewels and never fail to sparkle and shine. Her designs are feminine yet modern as she plays with shapes and colors.
An A-list favorite, Jennifer gives classic dainty fine jewelry interest with fun, unexpected motifs and lettering.
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