This Everyday Accessory Slowly Yet Surely Took Over 2016
Reflecting on 2016's most viral fashion trends, we realized a little something: many of them revolved around earrings, from the return of that extra-large, aughts-like hoop to the rise of Les Bonbons, the accessory currently taking over Instagram. Instead of blending into the background, this year's must-have styles helped the wearer steal the spotlight, convincing us to swap out simple studs for something more statement-making. Read on for the options that came into — or back into! — our lives over the past 12 months, and see why 2016 should be called the year of the earring.