The 11 Costume-Jewellery Brands We Swear By

We may not have the funds to wear giant diamonds, rubies, and emeralds — yet — but we do know a thing or two about faking it. We always rely on our favourite costume-jewellery brands to bring the bling without the hefty price tag. And, just because these baubles aren't fashioned of precious stones and platinum, doesn't mean they don't bring the wow factor.
Whether you're looking for earrings that look like they’ve come from an estate sale or heavy-metal necklaces with added attitude, these are the faux gems guaranteed to make every outfit sparkle.

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Bex Rox
Founded in 2006 by Bex Manners, this Brit label is loved the world over for its vibrant use of colour and dramatic textural details.

Bex Rox Alabama Rainbow Cuff, £297, available at Bex Rox.
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Bex Rox Frida Collar, £432, available at Bex Rox.
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Ca & Lou
Designers Carolina Neri and Bérengère Lux cite Coco Chanel, the Duchess of Windsor, and Diana Vreeland as just some of the inspirations for their high-end costume-jewellery brand. We're sure those illustrious divas would love to wear every item from the label's elegant seasonal collections.

Ca & Lou Cecile Bracelet, £468.69, available at Shopbop.
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Ca & Lou Cara Long Lobo Ear Cuff, £348.13, available at Shopbop.
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Elizabeth Cole
We love the zesty pops of colour and intricate details in an Elizabeth Cole design. It's no wonder that Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, and Eva Mendes have all worn items from this sparkly label.

Elizabeth Cole Indira Earrings, £273, available at Elizabeth Cole.
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Elizabeth Cole Cara Necklace, £169, available at Elizabeth Cole.
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We've been obsessed with Mawi ever since it arrived on the scene in 2002. Its eclectic mix of vintage style with oversized, ultra-modern finishes make it the go-to for statement pieces that pack a sartorial punch. It's what your tried-and-trusted T-shirt-and-boyfriend-jeans look has been waiting for.

Mawi Single Link Bike Chain Bracelet, £348, available at Mawi.
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Mawi Teardrop Crystal And Pearl Necklace, £575, available at Mawi.
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Monica Vinader
Monica Vinader's sleek, ergonomic designs are a joy to wear. Investing in a cocktail ring or the brand's signature friendship bracelet is a purchase you won't regret making.

Monica Vinader Siren Cocktail Ring, £190, available at Monica Vinader.
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Monica Vinader Siren Bib Necklace, £850, available at Monica Vinader.
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Madeline Moxham knows how to pluck the heart strings with her namesake brand of oversized metallic jewellery. Even Ellie Goulding is a fan.

Moxham Xeno Bracelet, £68, available at Bengt Fashion.
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Moxham Morphic Necklace, £174, available at Kabiri.
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Oscar de la Renta
How we wish we had family heirlooms of the diamond variety. Sadly, that's just a fantasy. But, as long as Oscar de la Renta keeps on creating beautiful and quirky pieces, we're really not that bothered.

Oscar de la Renta Bug Shaped Crystal Ring, £89, available at Oscar de la Renta.
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Oscar de la Renta Light Antique Silver Necklace, £601, available at Oscar de la Renta.
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If you like your accessories to have lashings of attitude, Dylanex is your brand. The label was founded by Drew Ginsburg and all of the items are handmade in New York City using artisan methods. These are definitely future heirlooms in the making.

Dylanlex Ryker Necklace, £476, available at Dylanlex.
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Dylanlex Falkor Necklace, £598, available at Dylanex.
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The glittering concoctions by high-end label Shourouk bring out the magpie in us. If you are partial to chandelier earrings or embellished necklaces, this label is well worth saving up for.

Shourouk Blondie Folk Earrings, £471, available at Shourouk.
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Shourouk Marisa Jumble Necklace, £679, available at Shourouk.
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Stella & Dot
Stella & Dot, the trunk-show jewellery label, finally has an e-commerce store. Its affordable styles look priceless.

Stella & Dot Jocelyn Drop Earrings, £40, available at Stella & Dot.
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Stella & Dot Peacock Necklace, £110, available at Stella & Dot.
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Lulu Frost
Lisa Salzer's family background in estate jewellery has infused her designs for Lulu Frost with a touch of bygone glamour. We can't wait to see what's next for this truly special NYC label.

Lulu Frost Nebula Necklace, £234, available at Lulu Frost.
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Lulu Frost Stellar Ring, £80, available at Lulu Frost.