Odd one out
Odd one out earrings are a 2019 micro trend that could see your solo studs, hoops and chandeliers fulfil their fashion destiny. Or here's seven stunning mismatched danglers, to buy right now.
If you’re prone to losing earrings (guilty as charged), then this jewellery trend is going to be right up your street. All those solo studs, hoops and chandeliers missing their twinkling twin can be given fashion CPR. Mismatched earrings are seriously cool right now – seen on the catwalks of Dior, Philip Lim and Isabel Marant – and will give your outfit a modern edge. Keep it co-ordinated in colour for it to hang together. Here’a a few our faves.
Turn the humble studs into shooting stars with these stunning 'Fly Me To The Moon' earrings from Berkshire-based online boutique Gift Pop. The star studs have a dangly moon charm hanging from one ear and are delicate enough to wear day or night. Available in gold or silver.
Inspired by Barbara Hepworth's iconic modern sculptures, these brass mismatched earrings from Ruby Jack are belters. Ruby is a designer, stylist and singer, with roots in music and the visual arts. More ear art than ear candy, and we love them.
Kenneth Jay Lane
Bling it on! Looking for drama without weighing down your lobes? Kenneth Jay Lane's earrings match a single stud with a statement cuff that curves to frame your ear with glittering cubic zirconia.
Chambers & Beau XO Drop earrings
A brand loved by fashion editors and Instagram influencers, Chambers & Beau's rustic, elegant designs are usually a combo of silver and 18ct gold, with lots of options to personalise. Mix and match like crazy, or go for a ready-to-wear pair like these cute XOs.
Peter Pilotto – royal wedding dress designer and the go-to guy for a twist on the classics. So no surprise he's pimped up the humble hoop with pink faux pearls and blue beads, a subtle nod to the mismatched trend. It might give your credit card a battering but, they're worth it.
No you haven't been drinking (or maybe you have), one earring is longer than the other, and the suspended discs are different sizes. Oliver Bonas nails a hint of Danish simplicity with ear candy imperfection.
How about these budget-busting beauties? Lizzie Fortunato's gemstone designs are made to attract good fortune. These chandeliers with lapis, mother-of-pearl and smoky quartz, should put you in price-per-wear credit in no time.