Changing up your everyday jewelry for summer jewelry isn’t something you might ordinarily think of doing—but take my word for it: a pair of big, bright statement earrings can completely elevate an otherwise uninspired outfit.
The pieces below have caught my eye recently, and I’m confident you’ll dig them too. From lucite hoops and bold beading, to friendship necklaces and dainty pendants—these are some of the best summer jewelry pieces to add to your wardrobe.
The Best Summer Jewelry
These tortoise shell hoops have great reviews for being lightweight and versatile.
Ettika Wire Hoop Earrings, $40
Lucite accessories were a big hit last year. These hoops take the trend up a notch with gold studded lining.
8 Other Reasons Explicit Hoops, $44
I’m a sucker for beachy jewelry like these woven earrings. They’d be perfect to pack for your next girlfriends getaway. (If you need some inspo, I have a killer guide featuring 30 girls trip destination ideas.)
Shashi Marbella Earrings, $48
These rainbow hoops would look great with a classic black bikini or a plain white maxi dress during the day.
Lisi Lerch Pink Earrings, $98
6. Jelly Hoops
Jelly Hoops have become a summer accessory staple. They’re super cute and go with nearly everything. My preferred way to style them is with a pair of high-waisted cut-off jean shorts (these are my favorite), a cropped t-shirt, and a pair of classic white sneakers.
Alison Lou Jelly Hoops, $145
Ettika Shell Drop Earrings, $40
Floral earrings are cute throughout all seasons, but the turquoise hues in this pair give off a beachy vibe.
BaubleBar Buttercup Drop Earrings, $48
Gorjana Crescent Necklace, $78
A friendship necklace that’s this chic can be worn far beyond grade school.
The Last Line Friendship Necklace, $335
Add up to nine symbols to one of these customizable necklaces, which add a playful pop to a classic t-shirt and jeans outfit.
Baublebar Multi Pisa Necklace, $36
This glittering necklace comes in seven colors and has over 5,000 raving reviews.
Kendra Scott Pendant Necklace, $60
Clunky coin necklaces are so in right now. This one has layers so you get even more bang (and bling) for your buck.
Amber Sceats Layered Coin Necklace, $69
These stacking rings are bedazzled with a cheerful twist.
Baublebar Gold Stacking Ring, $62
Pavé diamonds surrounding a soft hoop set a glamorous vibe for festive summer nights.
Monica Vinader Riva Diamond Hoop Ring, $250
Switch up your style by layering these rings on a few different fingers or wearing just a couple at a time.
Madewell Stacking Rings, $32
4. Margot Ring
This simple, timeless ring would make a great addition to any jewelry box.
Set & Stones Margot Ring, $50
Mix and match these five bracelets, which are adorned with travel-inspired charms.
Pura Vida The Jetsetter Pack, $45
This slim bangle is ideal for a classic summer look.
Kate Spade Enamel Bangle, $58
Colorful, beaded bracelets have been all the rage lately. These are super good quality and are available at multiple price points. This super chunky stack would be cute to wear to a concert or music festival.
Allie Bess Bracelets, $40+
I love the neutral marble stones on this bracelet, but it comes in four other color varieties if you’re looking for more of a wow factor.
Knotty Tessa Gemstone Beaded Bracelet, $48
Double the fun with this set of two multi-colored crystal bracelets.
Baublebar Ott Friendship Bracelet, $42
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