Dior introduced this trend and now jewellers around the world are getting creative with the earring backing
With celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Rihanna sporting them, double sided earrings are trending this season. Often featuring pearls and stones, the jacket earring or ‘swing’ has also been showcased by designers like Farah Ali Khan and Bansri in new collections. So expand your jewellery vocabulary with metal and moon-inspired designs.
This swing earring with stone embellishments is classy. With a butterfly back, the pair can give an interesting twist to a formal work ensemble. Made from zinc, glass and steel, it is priced at Rs 579 approximately. Details: asos.com
Brighten up your colour blocked attire with this double-sided creation by designer Bansri. The 18k gold plated earring jacket comes with a green stud and detachable drop-shaped emerald crystal at the back. Made from lead and nickel free metal, at Rs 1,800. Details: perniaspopupshop.com
Notes from Rajasthan
Perfect to team with ethnic wear, this matte gold finish earring features black onyx studs set in brass. Handcrafted, and featuring a lotus, these ear jackets by Dhora have been influenced by Rajasthani motifs. Rs 6,000. Details: notjustalabel.com
Jennifer Lawrence made the Dior T-shirt earring popular when she wore it at the brand’s couture presentation in Paris last year. Though it was first introduced in 2013, the light pink earring, generally worn on one side, is still a hit among celebrities. Rs 21,001 approximately. Available on order at the store in DLF Emporio.
Quirky and bold, this matte gold bubble drop earring with diamante studs will go well with a midnight blue dress and pumps. By the brand Ayesha, this eye-catching piece costs just Rs 398. Available at all the Ayesha stores.
Inspired by the Dior ear piece, these double-sided earrings are by Bengaluru-based designer, Esha Bagla. Pair it with a black velvet dress or a vintage gown to nail the look. Rs 2,700. Available at Evoluzione.
This one-of-a-kind double-sided earring features emeralds and turquoise, accented with diamonds set in 18k yellow gold. By Mumbai-based jewellery designer Farah Ali Khan, it promises to be a conversation starter. From Rs 25,000 plus tax. Available at the store in Mumbai. Details: 022 66149000
Learn how to rock the one lobe look from actress Sonam Kapoor. Sport a little sparkle with this floral pair, which is rhodium-plated and have semi precious stones and acrylic flowers. The actress wore it during the promotion of her film, Khoobsurat. Rs 4,000. Details: prerto.com