Hot and sticky weather calls for ponytails, buns, braids, chignons and other gorgeous updos. Those hairstyles are perfect opportunities to show off your favorite earrings, especially at bridal luncheons, baby showers, weddings and other special occasions. Here are some of our favorite picks for summer earrings:
Without all the hair in the way, you've got the room to show off mega-sized designs. For effortless, everyday style, throw on a classy pair of large hoop earrings. And to accentuate that tan you've been working on, try something in gold. We have luxurious 14kt and 18kt yellow gold hoops, as well as budget-friendly vermeil, and gold plate fashion earrings.
Warm weather makes for vibrant plant life. That is why a pair of floral earrings will do just the trick for completing your summer look. Try a large pair of flower stud earrings or some lush floral drops. Even a textural pair of leaf earrings will do!
Another popular summer motif is nautical. While you're hitting the beach or sailing on the ocean, pay homage to the shore with sea life earrings. Find something ship Ã¢â‚¬â€œ inspired, like anchor earrings or designs with roped textures. Or embrace aquatic design with starfish, seashell, or fish earrings.
Summer is the time to go crazy with brights. A pair of vibrant-colored drop earrings will create a striking style statement, day or night. We recommend a pair of turquoise earrings for a crisp look or multicolored multi-stone earrings to create a rainbow of color.
On the opposite side of the spectrum, pastels are also hot for summer. If you prefer a softer style, decide on a light and fresh pair of pale-toned earrings. Rose quartz and morganite create a blushy pink ; chalcedony, andaquamarine exude a powder blue; and green amethyst and jade provide a light minty green. For less expensive, trendy looks, you can find pastels in enamel and simulated gemstone fashion jewelry.