Multiple piercings, layering earrings, ear cuffs and jackets are having a major fashion moment. There isn’t a day that goes by where we don’t double click a photo of an expertly decorated lobe on a jewelry designer or It girl’s Instagram account. When assembling a stylish mix of your own, pay attention to spacing and diversity of design. If you have several piercings, opt for delicate pieces and if you only have a single piercing, go for this season’s pièce de résistance: the diamond ear cuff. Here, 15 ideas for how to stack your sparkle this summer.
Stack 'Em Up
There is nothing wrong with diamonds on diamonds on diamonds.
When mixing gemstones, make sure the colors work together.
Monochromatic earrings in descending size is always chic (with or without pink hair!).
Try using a cuff at the top of the ear, instead of the bottom where they are traditionally placed.
Sometimes more is more!
Don't shy away from dramatic ear cuffs, you'll find they will quickly become an every-day staple.
A constellation of diamonds on your ear? Sign us up!
These cuffs are perfect if you only have a single piercing—the top end has a cuff to secure it.
When in doubt, use a combo of tiny studs and delicate hoops.
Ear jackets—the decoration that is attached to the back of an earring post—are officially a massive trend not to be missed.
Dangling earrings can work together, but it's best to choose styles that don't compete.
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For lots of piercings, opt for delicate chains, bars and hoops.
Can you wear ear jackets, cuffs and hoops all at once? Absolutely!
Pyramid studs are a classic design and a trend that is here to stay—so double up!
Mixing metals with earrings, rings and bracelets is perfectly acceptable—in fact, we encourage it!