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Chandelier Earrings Are Back

Cardi B gave basic chandelier earrings a dramatic spin as she arrived at the Mugler show during Paris Fashion Week Spring 2019.
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NEW YORK, NY October 21, 2018

Kate Middleton wears them with Erdem tweed and Cardi B wears them everywhere, from the streets of Paris to the American Music Awards. Chandelier earrings are back in a serious way.


Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2018
Dolce & Gabbana makes the most of traditional chandelier earrings as part of its Spring 2018 collection. The fashion label has been the biggest cheerleader for the trend and has found a way to pair them with everything from sheer to sequin pieces.
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Chandelier earrings never really went away: Dolce & Gabbana produces an iteration of them every year and Topshop made them a huge part of its ready-to-wear Spring 2018 line. And the biggest stunner of all was Christopher Bailey’s Spring 2018 line for Burberry at London Fashion Week where he paired the chunkiest of earrings with riding coats, graffiti trenches and, of course, tartan.

The chandelier was a huge Spring 2018 trend and the obsession has continued on the 2019 runways. But we’re talking about the return of chandelier earrings on the most telling style radar of all: Street Style. And most importantly, how the easy-to-wear style and versatility of the chandelier earring means it’s a trend that might be here to stay.

Kate Middleton
The duchess rocked her appearance at the Victoria & Albert Museum as she showed up in a flared tweed dress and floral chandelier earrings.
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Cardi, for instance, wears chandelier earrings for added drama, while Kate is basically the master at wearing the swingy, intricate earrings to amp up her effortless look. For everyday wear, it is very easy to pair chandeliers with a basic white tee and denim combo and change your entire vibe. Here, we’ve laid out all the evidence that chandelier earrings are the Swiss Army knives of your earring arsenal.


Taiwanese designer Angus Chiang’s menswear show in Paris paired the blingiest statement earrings with casual wear. This specific piece from the spring collection was basically made to steal the show.
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Lovisa Earrings at TAB Epsom Day
Fast fashion brand Lovisa is totally in on the chandelier trend. Here, a guest at Sydney’s TAB Epsom Day turns up the flirty fashion factor with a fascinator and retro shades.
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