I’ve been wearing the same gold hoop earrings for months on end. They’ve become my “signature,” but almost in a bad way. They’re like a safety net that lull me to sleep, sometimes literally because I wear them to bed every night. On special occasions I’ll try swapping them out for a beaded statement pair, but as soon as I head out the door I nervously circle back and change them. I’ve become a prisoner of my own hooped making, and I’m trying to break the cycle! Thankfully, I’ve noticed a jewelry trend all over my Instagram feed that may help.
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A new pearl shape is taking over. And these aren’t your grandma’s pearls, but an on-trend baroque style that I’ve fallen in love with. Is it just me or are these things sexy? The irregular shape feels sensuous and romantic, but are ideal for everyday.
If you’re an entry level wearer, try the trend with dangling baroque pearl earrings—an easy step away from your security blanket hoops. Eventually you can graduate to massive choker necklaces made for royal mermaids, and continue to explore all the trend has to offer. Both high-end designers like Alexander McQueen and indie darling Sandy Liang are testing the baroque pearl waters, so there’s a style for everyone.