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Accessorizing with costume jewelry is one of the best styling tricks in the book. Throw on a pair of crystal chandelier-style earrings, and your outfit instantly looks 10 times cooler. Wear a stack of colorful bracelets, and your basic look is suddenly ready for an Instagram. The easy add-on never fails. Okay, I take that back. There’s one detail that can quickly take your costume-jewelry moment from covetable to, well, not. With colored stones, if the foil backing is exposed, this can make your jewelry look cheaper. You want to find pieces that look clear and sparkly rather than dull and obvious from the inexpensive foiling. BaubleBar and Swarovski are two of my go-to brands for affordable costume jewelry that doesn’t look the slightest bit cheap. Shop my favorite non-foil-backed earrings, necklaces, rings, and more below.
BaubleBar Stone Huggies ($52)
Not your average gold hoops.
BaubleBar Jocelyn Huggie Earrings ($42)
Wear these with a simple slip dress.
BaubleBar x Micaela Erlanger Date Night Mismatched Drop Earrings ($29)
Dripping in color.
Swarovski Attract Choker ($119)
This dainty choker makes for a pretty everyday necklace.
Swarovski Louison Necklace ($149)
Add this to your layered-necklace collection.
Swarovski Sunshine Necklace ($89)
Five and Two Maria Rainbow Stone Ring ($56)
This little guy is one of Revolve's best sellers.
The M Jewelers NY Three Row Rainbow Ring ($100)
A pre-made stack makes it all easy.
Ettika Square Tassel Earrings ($45)
The chandelier earring trend is still going strong.
8 Other Reasons Chandelier Earring ($35)
See more chandelier earrings.
Gorjana Amara Ring Set ($55)
Sold as a set but I'm into the idea of wearing the rings separately.
Frasier Sterling Ice Ice Baby Earrings ($51)
Wear these with your hair up.
Ettika Embellished Hoops ($40)
Swap your simple gold hoops for these pretty ones.
Rebecca Minkoff Glitter Double Resin Link Hoops ($58)
Go for the glitter.
Forever 21 Tiered Faux Gem Duster Earrings ($8)
A neutral take on the crystal trend.
Forever 21 Colorful Rhinestone Drop Earrings ($10)
For the shopper looking for something pretty and pink.
Forever 21 Rhinestone Drop Earrings ($13)
These look surprisingly expensive.
Forever 21 Rhinestone Drop Rectangle Earrings ($6)
Perfect for your next weekend look.
Shashi Saki Bracelet ($38)
The 2019 version of a friendship bracelet.
Shashi Solitaire Bracelet ($40)
You can't go wrong with this delicate chain bracelet.
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