What earrings should I wear?
Earrings are the ideal accessory to highlight the most beautiful parts and features of our face. A pair of earrings, if chosen correctly, can lift or completely weaken our look. Therefore, the answer to the question "what earrings should I wear?" is very important.
The choice of earrings can be made either by matching the earrings with the shape of our face, or with the color and length of our hair, our skin tone, the event we will attend and certainly with our personality. Let's look at each case separately.
By choosing the right pair of earrings, the one that perfectly suits our style, personality and features, we can improve our image significantly. Earrings, and jewelry in general, can add color and personality to any ensemble.
Let's see how we should choose the pair of earrings that will highlight our beautiful features and add the final, unforgettable touch to our look.
1. Choose earrings that suit your face shape
Notice the shape of your face. The shape of the face plays an important role in choosing the right type of earring that we should choose. Usually choose earrings in a shape opposite to your facial features.
Oval shaped face
Women with oval faces have foreheads as wide as their cheekbones. The oval face narrows slightly from the cheeks to the chin.
If you have an oval face shape, you're in luck because you can wear almost any style and design of earring.
This is because long earrings balance the contours of the face, while shorter earrings such as pearls and hoops accentuate and widen the structure of the face.
Round shaped face
Round faces are widest at the height of the cheekbones, narrowing slightly at the forehead and jawline.
Choose dangle earrings and long earrings in general, as they help to elongate your face by bringing balance. Chandelier earrings are also suitable for round faces.
Round or disc earrings should be avoided because they make your face look even rounder.
Heart shaped face
Heart-shaped faces are characterized by a broad forehead and cheekbones and a pointed chin. Long earrings suit these faces.
Choose large and long earrings and especially those that are more rounded at the base. This will soften the corners around the chin. Chandelier earrings and teardrop earrings are also suitable for those of you with a heart-shaped face.
Thin and long narrow earrings should be avoided as these shapes tend to draw attention around the chin even more.
Square shaped face
Square faces are almost the same width from the cheekbones to the jawline (chin), and from the cheekbones to the forehead.
Hoops with elongated patterns, and large, round, long earrings suit square shapes. Earrings with rounded designs will balance the angles and sweeten the cheekbones and jawline.
Avoid earrings with square shapes as they add even more width to the face.
Face with a rectangular shape
Oblong, rectangular face shapes have more elongation than a square face.
Minimize the length of the face by choosing large earrings with volume. Dangle earrings with a round finish, as well as large hoops will enhance the cheekbones and add softness and curves to the overall image. Also, small earrings are perfect.
Avoid thin, long earrings as they further enhance the length of the face.
2. Choose earrings based on your hair color
Gold earrings are ideal for blonde or golden hair color. Also, earrings in dark or even black color are ideal. Women with dark hair are better off choosing silver or platinum colored earrings. Also, earrings with clear crystals stand out perfectly with dark hair. Women with red hair should opt for gold earrings for a stunning look. For red hair, green colored earrings are perfect.
3. Choose earrings based on where you're going
For the Office
The more conservative look you want to achieve for the office, the more conservative the pair of earrings you choose should be. Choose classic style in gold for most occasions. Avoid large earrings if you are in very conservative places such as banks and law offices or courts.
4. Choose earrings according to your style
If you are the romantic type who prefers soft tones, lace and ruffles, choose earrings that will keep the romantic tones and girly element of your look. Choose "playful" earrings, with a lace design and mother-of-pearl, pearls, and soft colors to enhance the romantic element. For a slightly more edgy character, choose earrings with geometric patterns.
If you are the dynamic type of woman, choose earrings that exude dynamism, intensity, self-sufficiency, independence and at the same time tenderness. Hoops are characterized as the most dynamic type of earring and are often chosen by women with a strong personality, such as Jennifer Lopez. Big, long and impressive earrings will add elements of dynamism to your ensemble.
Are you a creative type? Bright earrings with crystals and pearls will suit you perfectly as they represent your creative and versatile personality. Choose tones close to nature and handmade jewelry.
The Drama Queen
You are the type of woman who likes to attract attention. Choose chunky and impressive earrings that will add character and dynamism to your look. With monochromatic ensembles choose brightly colored earrings that will attract attention.
5. Choose earrings according to your skin tone
If you have a warm (yellow or peach) skin tone, you are a spring/autumn type, so gold earrings and copper metals look best on you.
If you have a lighter skin type (with pink or blue tones), then you belong to the winter / summer type. Silver and black earrings match you perfectly.
Categories of Earrings
In order to make the right choice in the type of earrings to choose, we should know the most popular types of earrings. The most common types are hoop earrings, dangle earrings and studs.
Hoops are the most well-known, popular and classic type of earring. There are many variations of rings, made of various metals, with or without stones. Hoop earrings come in a variety of sizes, from large to very small. They belong to the category of earrings chosen by the most dynamic women and indicate independence, strong personality and dynamism.
The main feature of dangle earrings is the movement that characterizes them and their dangling, decorative elements that make them look glamorous and gorgeous. Long dangling earrings are perfect for a night out or to complement a monochromatic look.
Shorter, dangling earrings are ideal for morning appearances and more conservative looks.
The simplest but at the same time easy-to-use type of earrings are studs. They are chosen by many women to complete a serious look. Choose studs with pearls for a more romantic look or with crystals for more charm and sparkle.