10 Bold Statement Earrings to Wear This Spring

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Spring 2016 saw a shift to “more is more” maximalism that extended all the way from head to toe. Earrings were just one more way to experiment with glitzy embellishment, and everything from disco-ball paillettes to shoulder-grazing drop earrings to mismatched geometric styles sashayed down the runway. If you’re looking to add more fun to your spring wardrobe, here’s an easy way to start.

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For an even more daring way to wear earrings, opt for one instead of two. This affordable version from & Other Stories dangles from your ear into a larger-than-life tendril.

Curled single earring, $29 at & Other Stories.

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Highlight these cobalt ‘80s-style hoops with another trend of the season: blue eye shadow.

Metal resin statement hoops, $55 at Whistles.

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Colorful floral earrings resemble literal ear candy and will brighten up any look.

Floral and crystal earrings, $78 at J.Crew.

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Try on a pair of Jane Jetson–worthy accessories in ice-cream hues to top off your favorite sundress.

Acrylic drop earrings, $115 at Rachel Comey.

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On your next night out, swap out your daily hoops for an ultra-modern angular pair of studs.

Sterling-silver cut-out half-heart earrings, $130 at Faris.

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Consider these feathery pompom earrings the ultimate wearable party favors.

Marabou pompom earrings, $250 at Opening Ceremony.

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Though they have a minimal design, these asymmetrical Tibi studs hang like daggers from your earlobes for an eye-catching icicle effect.

Paige Novick for Tibi Shiny Gold Swizzle Stick Earrings, $290 at Tibi.

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Nothing could be more worthy of spring than earrings that resemble actual fruit.

Dolce & Gabbana orange drop earrings, $416 at Matches Fashion.

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If you have the budget to make a splurge purchase, an elegant chandelier option is one that will last you through many parties to come.

Oscar de la Renta embellished tassel drop earrings, $690 at Matches Fashion.

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These sculptural mint-green earrings are like wearable art — and will make for instant Instagram bait.

Roxanne Assoulin for Rosie Assoulin sculptural brass earrings, $695 at Moda Operandi.