Tired of your standard old hoop earrings? Here’s 12 inspirational alternative options to bring the traditional hoop up to date and modernise your look for 2017.
Geo Cutout Drop Earrings by Forever 21
These interlocking stud hoops should be part of everyone’s jewellery collection right now, as they are seriously on trend. They’re minimalist yet playful, offering a refreshing twist on the classic hoop.
Auric Hoops by Marja Germans Gard Studio
The geometric angles add extra edge to these amazing earrings. They are large yet lightweight, and feature the beautiful detail of hand wrapped gold fill wire against the black finish of the metal.
Lilac Flat Resin Hoops by ASOS
Kitsch meets contemporary – What I love about these resin beauties are the silver caps on each end, the detail really finishes the earrings off perfectly. The translucent lilac colour is so soft and subtle. These hoops would go well with any pastel coloured outfit.
Chain Drop Hoop Earrings by Urban Outfitters
Add an edgy urban feel to your classic drop hoop, with chain detailing running through the middle. Here Urban Outfitters delivers on both style and price.
Hexagonal Silver Hoop Earrings by Rachel Jackson London
A contemporary take on the classic hoop earring by Rachel Jackson London. Less curves more angles – every girl should own a pair of earrings like this. Rachel is inspired by Art Deco, and has been featured in Vogue, Grazia and Elle – she even has a celebrity following including Rita Ora, Jessie Ware and Sophie Ellis-Bextor.
Gold Half Moon Mandala Hoop Earrings by Lucy Ashton Jewellery
The Mandala has been used by thousands of years and by many different cultures, symbolising unity, harmony and spiritual oneness. Feel divine in these half Mandala sterling silver with 18ct gold plate hoops. Crafted to a high standard by Lucy Ashton, an independent British designer who was inspired for this collection by Asian jewellery.
Silver Diamond Hoop by Misluo
These hoops earrings are simplistic and elegant, crafted from sterling silver wire by Misluo in Edinburgh. I love the simple design of being able to slip these through the ear without the need for any earring backs, it really adds to the minimalist flow of these earrings. Perfect to wear with any outfit, day or night.
Rose & Vine Gold Hoop Earrings by Redtruckdesigns
For all those girly types out there, this is your perfect hoop. Gold plated miniature roses on a vine, curved into a sweet little hoop. Wear these with long curled hair or an elaborate up-do for a seriously romantic look.
Gold and Quartz Hoops by Adam Rabbit
Effortlessly beautiful, these quartz crystals on thin gold plated hoops also have a striking contemporary edge. Gorgeous and chic for any occasion.
Pave Diamond Mini Hoop Earrings by Jacqui Aiche
Diamonds and hoops, two of the best things combined – how can you go wrong? These cute little diamond earrings are elegant with a touch of bohemian style. I adore how the model wears them, combining them with even more small jewelled hoops.
Ghanima Hoops by Laurel Hill Jewelry
The oxidisation and texture on these cut out hoops give a strong industrial vibe. They would modernise any outfit, and make quite the statement. Plus they are available in either sterling silver or brass, and in two different sizes.
Mini Triangle Hoops from Urban Outfitters
The classic hoop shape has always been a circle… why not change it up with a simple triangle? Urban Outfitters offers these small and dainty triangle hoops which will fit the bill for all your needs. Available in both a silver and gold colour.
So as you can see, a hoop earring needn’t be traditional. There are all sorts of interesting and cutting edge designs out there, ready for you to add to your collection. I’ll be adding all of these beauties to my want-list!