Looking to up your style game with a touch of timeless elegance? Well, let's talk about pearl earrings. These beauties have been a symbol of sophistication for ages and are a must-have in any fashion lover's jewelry stash. But the big question is, how do you rock pearl earrings like a total fashion pro? I've got you covered in this ultimate guide where we spill all the secrets to wearing pearl earrings with confidence and flair.
Whether you're into classic studs, dangly delights, or rocking trendy mismatched pairs, we're breaking it all down. From casual chic to red carpet glamour, we'll explore the dos and don'ts of pairing pearl earrings with different outfits. And that's not all – we'll dive into how to highlight your facial features and amp up your overall look with the perfect style, size, and color of pearl earrings. So, buckle up for this style journey where we're demystifying the art of styling pearl earrings and helping you unlock their true potential. I've got all the expert tips, tricks, and inspo you need to rock this timeless jewelry like a true fashion pro. Get ready to turn heads and ooze elegance with the ultimate pair of pearl earrings!
Popularity for Centuries
Girl with a Pearl Earring - Johannes Vermeer
Pearl jewelry has been a staple of wardrobe for centuries. Just take a look at Johannes Vermeer's Girl With a Pearl Earring. This famous painting dated c. 1665 is one example of how popular pearls have been throughout history, and they are still very relevant today thanks to the modern pearl earrings trend.
Jackie Kennedy Onassis
Pearl jewelry has been popular for centuries, and it's no wonder why! The timeless elegance of pearls can add a touch of classic glamour to any outfit. Who could forget the classic looks of Jackie O or Audrey Hepburn? Pearl jewelry was a go-to for two of the twentieth century's greatest style icons! Designers are now creating modern pieces that reflect the current jewelry aesthetic so you can get creative with your outfits!
The Classic Stud
The most popular type of modern pearl earrings is the stud style. This simple design goes with everything and is perfect for any occasion. If you’re looking for a versatile accessory, pearl stud earrings are your best bet. They have a timeless elegance that never goes out of style. For that classic look, the Francois modern pearl stud earrings tick all the boxes.
If you want something a little more unique, consider choosing pearl hoop earrings. These earrings add a touch of glamour and sophistication to any outfit. They’re also perfect for special occasions like weddings or galas. Stella's Milou pearl hoop earrings are a great choice since they combine a dainty sophistication with a slightly bolder vibe.
If you want the ultimate in modern style, choose architectural pearl earrings. These earrings are sure to turn heads wherever you go. This unique style sets them apart from traditional pearl earrings, and makes them perfect for a modern woman.
They come in all shapes and sizes, so you can find the perfect pair for your own unique style. And since they’re made with quality pearls, they will last for years to come. So why not add a touch of modern elegance to your wardrobe with a new pair of architectural pearl earrings? Try Stella's Zosia Architectural Dangle Pearl Earrings for a truly modern pearl aesthetic!
These three styles of modern pearl earrings – stud, hoop, and architectural – will give you everything that you need to create beautiful outfits for every occasion. When it comes to value, modern pearl earrings offer a lot for your money. While you can spend a small fortune on pearls, the best quality modern pearl earrings are surprisingly affordable. In fact, most high-quality styles cost less than $100.
If you’re on a budget, consider buying from a small business (like Stella Grey!). You'll get high quality, modern jewelry without the added markups for overhead like a large company adds to their jewelry. To add a touch of luxury to your wardrobe and glamour to your look, modern pearl earrings are the perfect way to do it! Check out Stella's modern pearl jewelry collection here!
Girl With a Pearl Earring photo: Johannes Vermeer, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Jackie O photo: By Dell Publishing, 1960. Photograph by Jacques Lowe - Modern Screen, 1960, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=78604819