The best earrings to wear with any outfit this season from indie brands
12th January 2023

From tassels to hoops and pearls, these statement earrings are perfect for everyday wear.

While we’re big fans of all types of jewellery, earrings are the accessories that immediately make us feel ‘done’ even when we’re still in our PJs. If your lobes could do with some extra love, scroll down for a selection of bestselling earrings from The Drop by Stylist – our marketplace to shop from the most brilliant and burgeoning small businesses across the UK.

Scroll down to see which of the 33 pairs will end up on your ears next time you’re headed out for dinner, drinks or headed into the office…

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  • Hoops Chains LDN Mini Joy Creole Hoops

    Hoops + Chains Creole Hoops

    Not quite ready for your silver jewellery era? We may already have 37 pairs of yellow gold hoops but we can’t resist this 18kt plated pair by Hoops + Chains. The ornate design reminds us of a Moroccan souk crossed with an Ibizan beach party, and the dinky 1.5cm size is ideal for easy everyday wear – pair with your other favourite gold earrings or opt to mix metals for an effortless ear stack.

    Shop Hoops Chains LDN Mini Joy Creole Hoops, £25

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  • Ninemoo Pearl Hoop Dangle Earrings

    The Drop Ninemooo Pearl Earrings

    While jewellery trends come and go – we see you, beaded necklaces and coloured gemstones – pearls will forever be a classic. And with an exclusive 20% saving on Ninemoo’s pearl huggie hoop earrings only on The Drop, your lobes will always be the best-dressed, whether you’re heading into the office or adding a finishing touch to your wedding guest outfit.

    Shop Ninemoo Pearl Hoop Dangle Earrings, £28

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  • Anouska Georgia London Bobble Hoops

    Anouska Georgia London Bobble Hoops

    A creative take on the classic gold hoop, these small 24kt gold-plated earrings are an easy way to get out of your everyday jewellery comfort zone. The striking bobble design is sufficiently simple for daily wear, but special enough to incorporate into evening looks – and will fit seamlessly into your jewellery wardrobe, whether you prefer chunky or delicate pieces.

    Shop Anouska Georgia London Bobble Hoops at The Drop, £14

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  • Ninemoo Möbius Hoop Earrings

    The Drop: Ninemoo Mobius Hoop Earrings

    Fact: you can never have too many pairs of gold hoops. Which is why we’re adding this minimalist, subtly angular pair to our 478-piece strong collection.Made from 14k gold-plated brass, they’ll go just as well with jeans and a jumper as they do with a long-sleeved midi dress and heels for autumn weddings. 

    Shop Ninemoo Möbius Hoop Earrings at The Drop, £22

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  • Anouska Georgia London Square Earrings

    The Drop: Anouska Georgia London Square Earrings

    On those days when you get hoop fatigue, make like Dua Lipa and go square. Created from 24ct gold plate, this pair from Sienna Miller-approved jewellery label Anouska Georgia London fits right in with your everyday look, but with an angular, modern-day twist.

    Shop Anouska Georgia London Square Earrings at The Drop, £12

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  • A Weathered Penny Sienna Hoops

    The Drop: A Weathered Penny Gold Sienna Hoops

    Whether or not A Weathered Penny’s Sienna hoops are inspired by the iconic style maven remains to be seen, but we can totally see her wearing these, thanks to their timeless vibe that has just a little more spice than regular huggies.

    Available in gold and silver, this design cleverly creates a minimalist statement by stringing five smaller hoops along the main event. Whether you wear on their own or as part of a curated ear party, we 10/10 recommend (and we’re pretty sure Sienna would too).

    Shop A Weathered Penny Sienna Hoops at The Drop, £25

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  • The Notable Muse Lola Earrings

    The Drop: The Notable Muse Lola Earrings

    Look to the ears of Adele, Jennifer Lopez and Beyoncé and you’ll find timeless earring inspiration in their oversized gold hoops. Now, the new Lola earrings from The Notable Muse are here to elevate your textured jewellery collection and we couldn’t be happier about it.

    Every piece of jewellery that founders Antoinette and Nadine design is named after one of their muses – and this pair is inspired by one of their favourite sustainability bloggers Rosette, aka @thriftqueenlola. Made from 18ct gold-plated stainless steel, we love the undulating metal texture and your lobes will, too.

    Shop The Notable Muse Lola Earrings at The Drop, £45 

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  • Anouska Georgia London ‘Seychelles’ Earrings

    The Drop: Anouska Georgia London Seychelles Earrings

    A statement earring if there ever was one, brand Anouska Georgia London give your favourite frocks a serious run for their money with these tasseled earings.

    The combination of a glossy shell with its complementary coloured tassels is the perfect way to add texture to your earring collection, not to mention ideal for those who prefer a Scandi-inspired neutral look. And at this price? We advise you not to wait.

    Shop Anouska Georgia London ‘Seychelles’ Earrings at The Drop, £8

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  • A Short Story Raffia Tassel Drop Earrings

    The Drop: A Short Story Raffia Tassel Earrings

    You’ve already the proud owner of a raffia lampshade and summer tote bag, so it’s only right that your jewellery gets the same treatment. Dip an ear lobe into the trend with A Short Story’s raffia tassel earrings that will instantly elevate every outfit, from wedding guest dresses to dungarees and Crocs.

    Available in five shades, there’s a pair for every mood: white to accompany your crispest linen pieces, lime and tomato for all your colour-pop needs, and beige and black for everyday outfits. If it’s an ear party you’re looking for, this is it.

    Shop A Short Story Raffia Tassel Drop Earrings at The Drop, £15

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  • Scream Pretty Sparkling Flower Stud Earrings

    The Drop: Scream Pretty Sparkling Flower Stud

    If there’s one motif that epitomises feeling fresh and happy, it’s the daisy. So it’s no wonder we love Scream Pretty’s Hannah Martin Flower Studs that pair the dainty floral with a sparkly design, available in both gold and silver.

    Made from recycled sterling silver teamed with sparkling clear and yellow cubic zirconia stones, let them shine alone or wear with your favourite daisy print dress for a head-to-toe look.

    Shop Scream Pretty Sparkling Flower Stud Earrings at The Drop, £35

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  • Pepper You Opal Shine Gold Hoop Earrings

    The Drop: Pepper You Gold Hoop Earrings

    Whether it’s a wedding, festival or a day in the office, British jewellery label Pepper You’s opal starburst charm hoops are the perfect combination of simple-but-stylish, complementing a corporate suit just as well as a statement wedding guest dress.

    Designed by founder Jade Golding and made in her Brighton studio, the lightweight gold-plated brass hoops feature a glittering opal stone – which, for the sentimental among us, has associations with love and passion. Manifesting love and looking stylishly minimalist in the process? Yes please.

    Shop Pepper You Opal Shine Gold Hoop Earrings at The Drop, £24

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  • Jack & Freda Set of 3 Mix & Match Mini Hoops

    The Drop: Jack and Freda Cosmic Mini Hoops

    Whether you have a penchant for all things celestial or are just on the hunt for some new earrings to mix up your ear party, British jewellery label Jack & Freda’s set of three star, moon and lightning charm huggie earrings are available in both silver and gold.

    Made from gold-plated brass with an easy one-click closure, they’ll go with pretty much any outfit you’re feeling that day. Wear alone in your lobes or let them dangle with pride from your helix or seconds.

    Shop Jack & Freda Set of 3 Mix & Match Mini Hoops at The Drop, £30 

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  • Loveness Lee Pereskia Recycled Silver Earrings

    The Drop: Pereskia Earrings

    From Hailey Bieber wearing Tiffany & Co cluster earrings at 2022’s Met Gala to Bella Hadid’s fondness for oversized gold hoops, sometimes all you need to elevate an outfit is a statement earring. Striking the perfect balance, Loveness Lee’s Pereskia earrings are statement without being too much – and even better, they’re available with 20% off only at The Drop.

    Made in small batches using either recycled sterling silver or 18ct gold-plated recycled sterling silver, the texture is inspired by the patterns found beneath the skeleton of the cactus plant. Next time your WhatsApp group is brainstorming birthday present ideas for a friend, this is the understated statement pair worth splitting the bill on.

    Shop Loveness Lee Pereskia Recycled Silver Earrings at The Drop, £92

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  • Loveness Lee Dio Recycled Silver Earrings

    The Drop: Dio Earrings

    If Vermeer’s iconic Girl With A Pearl Earring painting tells us anything, it’s that a pearl-centric earring is the definition of timeless style. With a 20% saving exclusive to The Drop, the Dio pair from London-based jewellery label Loveness Lee happily modernises this look so you can wear them Every. Single. Day.

    Made in small batches from recycled sterling silver with a hammered metal texture on the oval hoop and single freshwater pearl, they look just as luxe as you want to feel. So, whether you’re treating yourself or a friend who adores anything of the pearl persuasion, these pieces of wearable art will become your go-to.

    Shop Loveness Lee Dio Recycled Silver Earrings at The Drop, £76

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  • Mara Studio Vermeil Gold Shell Huggies

    The Drop: Mara Studios Gold Huggies

    Now based in the UK, Mara Studio founder Miranda spent years living on the Thai island of Koh Samui, where she sold her jewellery at a market in a fishing village. Today, she creates luxe but affordable jewellery and homewares inspired by her time in Southeast Asia.

    These 15mm gold earrings might look similar to classic bamboo hoops, but they’re actually modelled after undulating seashells. Use them to add subtle summery polish to any outfit, whether you’re heading into the office or on a big night out.


    Shop Mara Studio Vermeil Gold Shell Huggies at The Drop, £22

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  • Posh Totty Designs Creole Hoop Earrings

    The Drop: Posh Totty Designs Creole Hoop Earrings

    As much as we love statement hoops, there comes a time when a classic pair is what the occasion calls for, like an important work meeting or lunch with your traditional-leaning in-laws. Of course, that doesn’t mean you have to go for plain and boring – Posh Totty Design’s Creole hoops are the ideal blend of classic and interesting.

    Designed by founder Alice at her Brighton HQ, all that’s left to do is to pick from three metal bases: sterling silver, 18ct rose gold or 18ct yellow gold. Who said you can’t make a minimalist statement?

    Shop Posh Totty Designs Creole Hoop Earrings at The Drop, £30

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  • Anouska Georgia London Initial Huggie Earrings, 24kt Gold Plated

    The Drop: Anouska Georgia London Letter Earrings Hoops

    Constantly scrolling for the perfect ‘goes with every outfit’ earrings? Something slightly statement-making, but also with enough personality to elevate any ear stack? It should be simple, right? We’ve found the answer in Sienna Miller-approved jewellery brand Anouska Georgia London’s gold-hooped huggies that literally have your name (well, initial) all over them.

    These handmade, 24kt gold-plated pair of hoops work just as well in your helix piercings as they do dangling from your lobes as the main event. So next time you’re running late putting together your look for bottomless brunch or a park picnic, these huggies are an all-round crowd pleaser.

    Shop Anouska Georgia London Initial Huggie Earrings, 24 Carat Gold Plated at The Drop, £17

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  • Saw & Pour golden noodle hoops

    The Drop: Saw & Pour jewellery noodle hoops

    Gold hoops, but make them different. This playful pair of 24-carat gold-plated hoops proves that inspiration can come from the most unlikely sources, thanks to the addition of an internal metal squiggle reminiscent of ramen noodles. Or a camel’s double hump. Or undulating ocean waves.

    Whatever your interpretation, they’re ideal for those days when you want something more than just a plain pair of gold hoops (yes, it does happen) – whether you’re meeting a new client or celebrating your friend’s promotion with bottomless brunch.

    Shop Saw & Pour golden noodle hoops at The Drop, £43

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  • Florence London little heart earrings

    The Drop: Florence London little heart earrings

    Whether you’re the proud owner of a curated ear stack or keep things simple with a single stud in each lobe, one common philosophy unites us all: the more earring options, the better – especially when there’s an exclusive saving of more than 15% off the regular price. Enter: Florence London’s little heart studs.

    Available in a gold, silver or rose gold finish, each pair is a mini keepsake you can style as elegantly or as OTT as you like. With a string of birthdays on the horizon, we’ll also be snapping up a pair for our jewellery-obsessed friends as a token of our affection and pairing them with a handmade card for maximum thoughtfulness.

    Shop Florence London little heart earrings at The Drop, £23

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  • Anouska Georgia London True Love earrings

    The Drop: Anouska Georgia London True Love Earrings

    If you thought heart motifs were only meant to come out on Valentine’s Day, think again. Case in point: Anouska Georgia London’s True Love 24-carat gold-plated earrings. Think of them as your favourite gold hoops with a clean, minimalist heart-lined twist. 

    The plus? They also happen to be the perfect style for channelling the Y2K trend. If you’re searching for a love match that lasts the test of time, look no further.

    Shop Anouska Georgia London True Love earrings at The Drop, £12

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  • My Doris beaded lightning studs in gold and silver

    The Drop: My Doris silver beaded lightening studs

    Maybe it’s because they remind us of David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust era, but we do love lightning bolts. Katie Williamson, the founder of Suffolk-based brand My Doris, is big on vintage-inspired jewellery – and these earrings are particularly lovely.

    Available in gold or silver beading, the studs have a punky yet glamorously retro feel. Ethically made in family-run workshops in India, they’ll add the perfect finishing touch to your favourite block-colour sweater or Ganni dresses.

    Shop My Doris beaded lightning studs in gold and silver at The Drop, £10.50

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  • Formation Co North Star hoops 18k gold plated

    The Drop: Formation Co Jewellery North Star hoops

    Whether it’s moons, stars or zodiac signs, the trend for celestial jewellery is going nowhere in 2022, this pair of 18k gold-plated mini-hoops features a north star charm worthy of any astronomy fan. But, it’s the glittering black cubic zirconia detailing that’s won us over. 

    Designed and handmade by Formation Co’s founder, Kerry, in her East London studio, this pair is perfect for when you’re looking for something dressy, yet subtle. 

    Shop Formation Co North Star hoops 18k gold plated at The Drop, £36

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  • Chalk Jewellery angel wing earrings

    The Drop: Chalk wing earrings

    For those who have a penchant for ear stacking, we’ve got the perfect piece to add to your collection: Chalk’s angel wing earrings. “Reminiscent of the angel wings worn by Claire Danes in Baz Luhrman’s Romeo + Juliet, it was love at first sight when I saw these laser-cut acrylic earrings,” says The Drop’s editor Gemma Crisp.

    Each pair is handmade by founder Malaika in her London-based design studio. She also happens to be an architect so her attention to detail is unmatched – especially when it comes to the intricate detailing. Available in gold and silver, the studs can be worn in a variety of positions depending on which piercing you prefer. Think Dua Lipa or Ashley Graham levels of ear stacking.

    Shop Chalk Jewellery angel wing earrings at The Drop, £25

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  • Anouska Georgia London 24k gold plated crystal initial studs

    The Drop: Anouska Georgia London initial stud earrings

    Not all earrings have to scream ‘Go big or go home’ – in fact, sometimes it’s the smallest details that make the biggest difference. Case in point: Anouska Georgia London’s initial studs. 

    In your choice of initials, the 22kt gold-plated pair come blinged out with clear crystals to add a dash of glamour to your ear party without going full Dynasty.

    Shop Anouska Georgia London 24k gold plated crystal initial studs at The Drop, £12  

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  • My Doris beaded star triple earrings

    The Drop: My Doris beaded star triple earrings

    Fact: the easiest way to add decadence to a simple outfit is with a fabulously OTT pair of sparkly earrings. My Doris founder Katie Williamson is on the same page – which is why she created this star-accented duo to do just that.

    “Whether it’s a birthday party or a dressy dinner, these delicate beaded earrings will add a touch of glamour to your look,” says Polly Knight, Stylist’s style director.

    Shop My Doris beaded star triple earrings at The Drop, £19.50

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  • A Short Story crystal spray earrings

    The Drop: A Short Story crystal spray earrings

    Channel the maximalist jewellery trend with A Short Story’s earrings, available in four colours with an exclusive price only on The Drop.

    “Use these to spruce up your sweatshirts during the day, and to complement your sequin-heavy outfit in the evening. ‘Tis the season for it after all,” says Stylist’s fashion and beauty director Billie Bhatia.

    Shop A Short Story crystal spray earrings at The Drop, £25

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  • My Doris Beaded Moon Earrings

    The Drop: My Doris Silver Beaded Moons

    Some earrings are hardworking multi-taskers. Count My Doris’s mesmerising pair in this exclusive list. Available in silver and gold, we’ll be wearing our pair of these intricately beaded earrings on the dance floor, at birthday parties, Sunday lunches and everywhere else we please. 

    Shop My Doris beaded moon earrings at The Drop, £16.50

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  • Anouska Georgia London Baguette Stone Huggie Earrings

    The Drop: Anouska Georgia London baguette earrings

    Made with gold-plated metal, choose between four colours of baguette-style stones set into a dangling drop charm. 

    Plus, if old-school earring fastenings have left you dreading the fiddly battle to put them on, the user-friendly design features a simple click-together join that won’t leave you rage-quitting halfway through. Lobe or helix? 

    Shop Anouska Georgia London baguette stone huggie earrings at The Drop, £14

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  • Scream Pretty Double Star Drop Earrings

    The Drop: Scream Pretty Double Star Drop Stud Earrings

    Riffing off the classic star stud, Scream Pretty’s earrings come in both 18 carat gold plate and recycled sterling silver (with 20% off only on The Drop, you might be tempted to take both sets).

    Shop Scream Pretty double star drop earrings at The Drop, £28

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  • Uzma Bozai Tassel Earrings

    The Drop: Uzma Bozai Ami Tassel Earrings

    Inspired by the indigenous artisan culture of the Indian subcontinent, Uzma Bozai makes these tassel earrings by hand. And we are sure they will add a pop of colour to your collection. 

    Shop Uzma Bozai Ami tassel earrings at The Drop, £32

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  • Lunar James Pearl Huggies

    The Drop: Lunar James Pearl Huggies

    Huggies are the perfect everyday style and this luxe pair with sustainable freshwater Keshi pearls has the ability to add an element of easy glamour to any look.

    Shop Lunar James pearl huggies at The Drop, £70

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  • Posh Totty Designs Pearl Hoop Earrings

    The Drop: Posh Totty Designs Pearl Hoops

    Available in sterling silver as well as 18ct rose gold or yellow gold plating, these delicate pearl hoop earrings go with any outfit.

    Shop Posh Totty Designs pearl hoop earrings at The Drop, £24.30

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  • Yala Koru Beaded Arrow Tip Earrings

    The Drop: Yala Jewellery Beaded Arrow Tip Earrings

    As the weather warms up, our inner boho magpie starts to emerge from hibernation, and suddenly it’s all about shimmering beaded earrings that make us feel like we’re on an exotic holiday – which is why we love these Koru earrings from African jewellery brand Yala.

    Shop Yala Koru beaded arrow tip earrings at The Drop, £40

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