You’d think that two is better than one, that more is more when it comes to fall 2015’s accessories, that the loudest of statements are made by adding instead of taking something off, yet the runways appear to strongly disagree. Getting bigger and better in a sea of equally bold jewellery trends, the single-earring is ready to add power to your it-girl game, guarantying the chicest results with minimal effort.

Read on after the break to learn all about the coolest way to accessorize your looks, staring right about now and working your way into fall and winter.

the statement earring single earring trend

The statement earring for fall 2015.

Sure, this trend isn’t all that new, although it did grew considerably over the past year, so you might find yourself asking what’s all the fuss about the single, statement earring for fall 2015? Firstly, it’s less about the already played-out ear cuff and pearl stud, and more about oversized statement pieces that are unique, eccentric, out of the ordinary, ones giving you the chance to really stand-out in the crowd.

The styling trick works best with dazzling, costume-like chandeliers, with bulky floral-designs and vintage-like jewel pieces that are anything but subtle. In sporting them, expect the rest of your outfit to fall quietly into the background while your accessories redeem their well-deserved place under the spotlight.

Statement earring fall 2015

On the runway.

When it comes to the most wearable of fashion trends, the runway is often the place where you’re most likely to find all of the inspiration you’re seeking for the season. In the case of the single-earring statement, things became all the more inspiring on the catwalks, where some of the biggest fashion names strove to breath new life into the unconventional fashion trend.

At Tibi, jewelry designer Paige Novick teamed up with the leading-edge brand in creating the large, gold brass hoop adorned with abstract shapes that accessorized the garments in a decidedly cool manner.

Styling tip: The statement earring looks absolutely stunning when peaking out from underneath strands of generously textured hair, particularly when minimalist knits in pastel hues are involved.

Statement earring fall 2015
Statement earring at Tibi F/W ’15

At Donna Karan, a slightly smaller ear-piece acted like the loudest of statements. The heavy metal multi-ring cuff mixes edge with timeless sophistication, a combination that the woman of now will adore.

Styling tip: Allow the statement earring to truly shine by styling your locks into a slick deep-side part. Trust the hairstyle + accessory combo to spice up any of your favorite outfits, going from day to night, office to cocktail hour; we’re thinking t-shirt + jeans, silk button-down + high-wasted pants, and sexy little black dresses, as just some of the looks to rock with the edgy ear piece.

statement earring fall 2015
Statement earring at Donna Karan F/W ’15

Like metals that bloom into full colour, Anteprima’s single earring acted as the epitome of autumnal femininity, the one-of-a-kind shape perfectly contemporary and forward at once.

Styling tip: This particular type of earring appears to be screaming “go big or go home”, so wear it with your hair slicked back or fully wet, top it off with black, graphic cat eyes and pair it to high-neck knitwear and outerwear pieces, to minimalist tops and vests, to low-back dresses cut in silky fabrics.

Statement earring fall 2015
Statement earring at Anteprima F/W ’15

Mixing beads with various geometric shapes and hanging low above the shoulder, Isabel Marant’s dazzling statement earrings may have been many and diverse, but the impact they granted was equally high.

Styling tip: With the hair pulled up into a messy bun, and the make-up kept to a minimum, the one-earring design proves to be that one element able to add all the sugar and spice to your daily outfits. Wear this kind of graphic, dangling earring with anything in between high-wasted jeans, chunky roll-necks and breezy, see-through, bohemian dresses.

Statement earring fall 2015
Statement earring at Isabel Marant F/W ’15

Oversized, glamorous, unapologetic, Balmain’s single earring is made from slices of natural rocks and served as the modern answer to retro-cool sophistication.

Styling tip: Begging you to style your hair in a side-part, the jet-black accessories lined with gold, make for the sleekest of juxtapositions when teamed to colorful, kaleidoscopic garments. Celebrate their uniqueness and pair them to fitted mini dresses, or elegant evening wear for maximum impact.

Statement earring fall 2015
Statement earring at Balmain F/W ’15

Further more, you can always use the statement earring to:

  • add a dash of femininity to an otherwise cool, boyish look;
  • balance out even the most laid-back, basic or minimal of silhouettes;
  • dress up your cold-weather staples without over-accessorizing;
  • breath new life into old favorites.

Statement earring fall 2015
Statement earrings backstage at Tibi, F/W ’15

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