These 18 Statement Earrings Are the Cold-Weather Pick-Me-Up You Need Right Now

We typically associate bold, in-your-face statement earrings with backyard barbecues and off-the-shoulder dresses, but they’re actually kind of perfect with fireside toddies and turtlenecks, too. When it’s gray and freezing outside, a pop of color—or, in some cases, miniature parrots hanging from your ears—provides a much-needed dose of joy. Here, 18 pairs we’re currently obsessed with.

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Moda Operandi

Shoulder-Grazing Pom-Poms

Do these look like they were plucked off of a Christmas tree? Yes. Would we give up groceries for a month to afford them? Double yes.

Ranjana Khan ($515)


Clip-On Parrots

Her name is Chita and we love her.

Mercedes Salazar ($215)

Moda Operandi

Floral Bursts

These earrings are [collision symbol emoji].

Johanna Ortiz ($275)

Mignonne Gavigan

Triple Tassels

Because three are better than one.

Mignonne Gavigan ($125)



These are as much an accessory as they are a conversation starter.

Dannijo ($126)



These delicate drops look like they could cast a spell on our enemies—and we’re into it.

Cartier ($6,250)


Drop-Down Pearls

The perfect mix of modern and classic.

Erth ($245)

Sachin & Babi


FYI each pair of these beauties takes 20 hours of handwork to make.   

Sachin & Babi ($250)



Fluffy, dramatic and lovely. 

BaubleBar ($42)

Stella & Dot

Confetti Balls

Make every day a disco party.

Stella & Dot ($39)

Roxanne Assoulin


This lunar pair is like a total eclipse of our heart.

Roxanne Assoulin ($125)

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Moda Operandi

A Giant Single Star

Star motifs are trending. Single earrings are, too. And with a right ear this cool, you don’t even need anything on your left.

Jennifer Fisher ($265)

Machete Jewelry

Tortoiseshell Hoops

Hoops are back, and this dainty pair is the best way to join the fun. 

Machete Jewelry ($22)


Brass Beetles

Pretty much the only bugs we’re OK with.

Gucci ($640)


Flower Rings

Bouquets you can wear > bouquets that sit on your table. 

J.Crew ($65)


Rainbow Balls

Why choose one color when you can wear them all?  

Kenneth Jay Lane ($26)


Tiny T-Rexes

Statement earrings don’t always have to be oversize. From afar these look like gold studs. On closer inspection they’re mini dinosaurs and also the coolest.

Coach ($65)

Cherry Drops

Perfectly matches the Manhattan in your hand.

Rebecca de Ravenel ($350)

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