Spotlight on ear cuffs - the hottest new trend

Oct 10, 2013

Over the past year, ear cuffs, wraps and pins have gone from an offbeat trend to a full-fledged obsession. From runway shows to the red carpet, these pieces have been popping up more and more, demonstrating that punk rock chic has definitely been resurrected. In fact, celebs such as Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Sienna Miller, Diane Kruger and Julianne Hough have all been seen sporting these edgy accessories. Meanwhile, designers from Rodarte to Chanel have adorned models with ear cuffs on the runway. 

If you're someone that relishes attention, this trend is perfect for you. With a wide variety of looks, you can rock an ear cuff on nearly any occasion, too. Just follow this style guide:

Get in touch with your wild side
An animal themed ear cuff is a great way to infuse an earthy or primal feel to your ensemble. According to Teen Vogue, Elle Fanning is one actress who realized this when she donned an intricate serpentine wrap around one ear at the 2013 Met Gala. The magazine noted that while two of these would have been overwhelming, one offers the perfect amount of drama. If you're thinking of following Fanning's lead, consider the .48 TCW Round Cubic Zirconia 18k Yellow Gold Over Sterling Silver Ear Pins Earrings will give you the same effect. However, if you're blonde, you might be better off opting for silver, which will stand out more against your hair. The Angel Wing Ear Pins In 10k Gold have an air of fairytale romance about them, and would look stunning with anything from jeans to an evening gown.

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