When it comes to earrings, we’re usually not that adventurous. (Pearls, diamond studs, gold hoops, repeat.) But when we saw this jewelry trend cropping up all over our Pinterest feed, we were all ears (sorry). Of course, it requires multiple piercings (or trying out ear cuffs—more on that later. Here, five ways to stack your studs like a lady (which you can also find on our Pinterest jewelry board).

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earring stacking dashes

Stack Several Thin Lines

Try the minimalist approach with fine gold dashes layered on top of each other.

Get the look: Kathleen Whitaker ($45 for single earring)

earring stacking hoops

Combine Delicate Gold Hoops with a Stud

Double up on your favorite hoops and toss in a simple stud for a bit of ear intrigue. (Just keep it to two hoops max, lest you want to look like you've debarked a pirate ship.)

Get the look: Etsy ($15 for a pair)

earring stacking diamond

Go Uniform with Three Equal-Sized Studs

These tiny diamonds are sophisticated enough for everyday wear. 

Get the look: Vrai & Oro ($63 for a single earring)

earring stacking h shape

Experiment with Different Shapes

This H-shaped earring works best in a second or third hole as it sits on the inner rim of your ear. Just remember to complete the look with a coordinating stud in your standard lobe piercing. 

Get the look: Catbird ($486 for a single earring)

earring stacking cuff

Try Out a Noncommittal Ear Cuff

Don’t have multiple piercings? You can still pull off stacking with the trendy clasp-on ear cuff.

Get the link: Jo Nayor ($320 for a single cuff) 

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