Cuff 'Em: 10 Reasons To Love Summer's Major Earring Trend

First, there were high-waisted shorts. Next came the crop tops. Thankfully, the resurgence of '90s trends is finally hitting the jewelry counter. Remember ear cuffs? Those tiny hoops you used to scoop up at Claire's and clip to your upper cartilage? Well, they've quietly made their way into the accessories sections at Nasty Gal, ASOS, and plenty of other fast-fashion e-tailers, and you can bet they'll be one of the biggest jewelry trends of the summer.
This time around, the look is bigger, bolder, and a lot more dramatic, not too mention, 100% grown-up. Instead of just a skinny hoop, you can now adorn your ears with spikes, crystals, and even the occasional wild animal. To get you prepped on the trend before it really takes off, we've rounded up 10 of our favorite styles of the moment. Best of all: No piercings required!

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