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The 8 Earring Trends for Spring/Summer 2019 That You Need to Know About

The 8 Earring Trends for Spring/Summer 2019 That You Need to Know About

Spring is on its way, apparently. The time of year when people rush to the gym for fear of the impending “beach body reveal” and start thinking about their new season wardrobe.

First, ignore the beach body nonsense. In the words of one epic internet meme: “beach is gonna get whatever damn body I give it”. Amen to that.

Second, this new season wardrobe thing can get pretty pricey, pretty quick. Enter the blessed accessory, providing us with a way to update previous years clothing with a nod to current trends, without a second mortgage or second closet. And earrings fit whatever your size, hooray!

The good news is that earrings are currently taking over the world to such an extent that they get a whole chunk of text dedicated just to them. There are endless options, so you will find something you like, that will make you feel totally 2019, and still give you cash left over for an ice cream. I guarantee it.

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So, what are the current earring trends which will see you through until fall?

Tortoiseshell

The humble tortoise has leant his shell to just about everyone this season. The pattern is everywhere. Good job it’s a classic go-with-almost-everything style. Statement danglers are the most prolific options, but there are more subtle studs too. Forever 21 has a great selection of both.

Forever 21 tortoiseshell danglers

Forever 21 tortoiseshell danglers

Rattan

Rattan is versatile - from actual furniture to face furniture. And there’s something effortlessly summery about it. Plus it’s incredibly light, so if you have sensitive lobes, this is the choice for you. These are by the eco-friendly brand Hathorway. They incorporate ethically sourced repurposed buffalo horns and I’m in love with them.

Hathorway rattan earrings

Hathorway rattan earrings

Pastel (plastic, acetate or ceramic)

This option won’t be for everyone but, if you love graphic shapes and making a bold statement, these guys are perfect, especially for a summer wedding. The main picture is of ceramic versions by Four Eyes Ceramics

Etsy pink acetate earrings

Etsy pink acetate earrings

Wood

The folksy trend continues with loads of wood earring options. If you prefer a modern edge, go for laser cut wood like the ones below from Om Sweet Ohm, a brand made right here in northern Nevada but available online.

Om Sweet Ohm wood earrings

Om Sweet Ohm wood earrings

Leather

Like rattan, leather is light enough to make a great summer statement without causing you neck issues. I love the metallic finish options which abound this season.

Metallic leather earrings from Jane.com

Metallic leather earrings from Jane.com

Tassels with a twist

Tassels have been on trend for a while now and still look good. For 2019, they’ve gone a bit more arts and crafts and look a little less graphic - often mixed with woods and metals for a fresher look.

Etsy tassel earrings

Etsy tassel earrings

Ear jackets

Emerging a few years ago, ear jackets are having a mini revival. If you’ve never heard of them, they’re the ones with backs which are more elaborate than the fronts. They can toughen up a summer dress or bring any look up to date affordably and funkily.

Ear jacket by thesongbirdcollection.com

Ear jacket by thesongbirdcollection.com

Ear creepers/crawlers

Cousin of the ear jacket, the ear creeper or crawler (I’ve seen them referred to both ways) can give you the appearance of having more piercings, should you want that, and give an interesting look for those who prefer studs to danglers.

Etsy gold ear creeper

Etsy gold ear creeper

What’s your preferred ear lobe adornment option from spring/summer 2019? Have you noticed any other trends? Let me know and send some photographic evidence in the comments. And check out our Pinterest board which has way more to choose from and inspire you

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