13 of the coolest statement earrings

When it comes to statement earrings, there’s very little in the way of a rule book. Other than to buy the most #extraAF pair you can find…

The perfect accessory to dress up a shirt, suit or t-shirt, statement earrings are one of the few items that truly work for both day and evening – in fact, they are probably your most versatile accessory right now. They’re also great for those of you who aren’t into huge fashion statements.

Last year was all about the beaded earrings, and, standing the test of time, they’re back for another summer of fun this season.

Joining them on the punchy jewellery circuit are resin hoops, which have appeared with some serious gusto over the last couple of months and are proving popular in some of the world’s chicest jewellery boxes in a whole variety of different incarnations.

But whether your an old-timer or a relative newbie when it comes to dramatic ear-embellishment, buying something so blindingly eye-catching to wear either side of your face can be somewhat daunting.

Whether you’re going all out on colour, size, shape or material – or all four if you’re feeling brave – we’ve shopped around and selected an edit of the very best to snap up right now…