Fashion Face-Off: Simple vs. Statement Jewelry

When we find ourselves in front of the jewelry counter, we usually default to only one section—and in the office, half of us ignore everything but the over-the-top statement jewelry, and the other half go ga-ga over the understated, timeless pieces. Simple jewelry is trending in a big way this season, but it's fighting for dresser space with last season's in-your-face statement jewelry. Which side of the jewelry spectrum do you fall in? Would you rather well veer towards the simpler side of things, or do you have a habit of going big and bold? Weigh in below in our simple vs. statement jewelry trend face-off!
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Above, from left: Lizzie Fortunato for Suno Erin Necklace, $295, available at Boutiques; Florian Sky CB3 Chain Bead Necklace, $225, available at Opening Ceremony.
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Above, from left: Shashi Ballerina Bracelet, $66, available at Singer22; Elke Kramer Pastels Oversized Tough Love Resin Bangle, $232.74, available at ASOS.
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Above, from left: Callie's 2 Carat Cushion Cut Aqua Blue CZ Stud Earrings, $24.95, available at Fantasy Jewelry Box; Holly Fulton Perspex Earrings with Crystals, $120, available at Browns.
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Above, from left: Delfina Delettrez Secret Heart chain, $1,820, available at Opening Ceremony; Pamela Love Three of Swords Necklace, $460, available at Bona Drag.
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Above, from left: Jacquie Aiche Double Diamond Bezel Waif Ring, $121, available at Shopbop; Marc by Marc Jacobs Stone Cluster Ring, $88, available at Zappos.
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