Wednesday, June 9, 2010

The midas touch

Accessories maketh the outfit. This couldn't be truer for these luxe beaded earrings. They're dramatic without being bling, and dressy without being try-hard.

I've mostly been wearing them with cool summer whites and maxi dresses for a boho, hippy vibe - they're great for festival season. But for after dark, you can afford to go for a more slinky affair; think solid colours such as black, white or gold to achieve the high-octane glamour they conjure up. Remember, less is more. A simple LBD and these earrings will speak volumes.

Now, they may be long - at approx 18cm, they hang down to your shoulders - but I promise that they're not at all heavy. I like how the multi-stranded ends shimmy as you move And I like the price even more - a rather bargainous £2.50 from Primark. Reassuringly expensive looking, but as cheap as chips. I love. A lot.


  1. Would never have guessed that they're from Primark.

    Great find. Hope the quality is as good as they look.

  2. I wouldn't have guessed either! Careful you don't get sore ears off them though, they can be a bit of a false economy for sensitive skins. x

  3. The earring hooks are a bit cheap, but otherwise they're great!

    I've seen similar beaded pieces by Wilde Ones and Fiona Paxton, but these are soooo much cheaper and just as nice.

    Bargainista Fashionista x x x



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