What’s Next in the Evolution of the Mall Piercing?

With the death of Claire’s looming, a number of emerging jewelry startups have some ideas.Photo: Courtesy of Stone and StrandLike many tweens in the ’90s and early 2000s, I got my ears pierced at Claire’s, with a piercing gun, surrounded by piles of disorganized, cheap jewelry, body glitter and temporary tattoos with signs for various […]

Help, Steph Needs More Piercings so She Can Wear These Hoop Earrings

They’d make a perfect addition to my jewelry lineup.Stone & Strand Bold Gold Huggie Earrings, $150, available here. Photo: Courtesy of Stone & StrandListen, I probably don’t “need” another piercing, per se. My ears, as my grandpa would be quick to point out, have plenty of holes in them already. But ever since spotting these […]

19 Ear Cuffs and Climbers to Change Up Your Jewelry Game

No piercings required.An earring from Prabal Gurung’s Fall 2019 collection. Photo: Peter White/Getty ImagesIf you’ve considered stepping out of your comfort zone with your¬†earrings lately, perhaps it’s time to consider taking up a little more real estate. Sure, we love classic studs, statement-making hoops and the like, but consider changing things up with your usual […]

14 Nail Polish and Ring Combinations That Were Practically Made for Each Other

Or MFEO for those “Sleepless in Seattle” fans out there.Photo: Courtesy of J. HannahA pretty manicure is nice. But you know what makes it even nicer? If it complements your jewelry just so. Sure, that signet ring on your pinky is chic as hell, but pair it with a beautiful creamy taupe nail polish with […]

19 of the Teeniest, Tiniest Hoop Earrings That Will Give You Intense Piercing Fever

The more, the merrier.Noted tiny-hoop-wearer Adwoa Aboah. Photo: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty ImagesIn Fashionista’s extremely humble opinion, there’s never a bad time to make an impromptu piercing appointment and add new holes in your head. (Until recently, a favorite studio of ours offered walk-ins, which explains how I’ve wound up with my own ever-climbing share of ear […]