Certain styles of diamond earrings continue to be strong contenders for staples in your jewelry rotation. Over the past five to ten years, what the jewelry business calls macro trends continue to last. Instead of shapes or lengths or both going in and out of style, designers learned to tweak and add newness, turning these earrings into go-to pieces that evolve with time and endure.
Here are some must-haves from red carpet events, festivals and premieres and from the designer studios:
Drawing The Line: Linnear Earrings
Kate Beckinsale in Bulgari linear diamond earrings in her main lobes accented by floral and solitaire studs in her second and third holes
Anita Ko Long 18K gold rope diamond earrings
Antique Advantage: Delicate Drops
Kristin Davis in Fred Leighton platinum old European cut diamond drop earrings, circa 1900.
Estate Diamond Jewelry drop earring in platinum with brilliant cuts and rose cut diamond center halo
What Goes Round: Playing Hoops
Julianna Margulies in Nikos Koulis in double hoops of enamel and diamonds.
Carbon & Hyde Diamond and white gold hoops
Rihanna in front facing diamond hoops and spiral diamond earring climber
Ananya white gold an diamond front facing hoops from the Scatter Collection
Geometry Rules: Modern Pendant Earrings
Ana de Armas in geometric-shaped diamond pendant earrings.
Jade Trau Poppy Diamond and Chain earrings
Stuck On You: On The Lobe Earrings
Madelyn Cline in Bulgari on the ear diamond earrings. Larger than a stud but small enough to wear every day, these have a vintage vibe yet look contemporary with any outfit. Perfect for getting out of the house looking chic and effortless
Kwiat leaf shape on the ear diamond earrings in platinum and marquise shaped diamonds
Swing Time: Tactile Fabric-Inspired Styles
Cindy Crawford wears a pair of earrings inspired by textiles with fluidity and movement of fringe. Some simpler chandeliers and tassel earrings fall into this category as well.
Kwiat Waterfall Fringe platinum and diamond earring
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