We have spoken before about the unstoppable Rise Of The Single Stud and our obsession with mismatch earrings, but if the thought of paying a visit to your local piercing studio fills you with dread then we have the answer. You simply need to be introduced to the wonder of the ear cuff.
Designed to hug the curve on the outside edge of your ear, ear cuffs come in many shapes and guises but the one thing that remains true is that they usually require no piercings at all.
A fresh take on the hoop earring, the ear cuff is becoming one of our favourite summer accessories. The epitome of versatility, the ear cuff comes in a range of different shapes and styles and doesn’t require any piercings giving you free reign over how you wear it. Meanwhile the simplicity of the ear cuff means it can be easily paired with stud, hoop and drop earrings.
In fact, the hardest thing about wearing an ear cuff is simply learning how to put it on. If not put on correctly, ear cuffs can be quite uncomfortable or may not be secure enough and could fall off. Avoid this by finding your best fit with this method that works with any ear cuff. First slip the cuff over the thinnest part of your ear, which is usually at the top and then slide it down to where it sits comfortably and securely.
I never take my Mini Halo ear cuff off – I sleep in it and wear it under my moped helmet and it has never budged or bothered meAstley Clarke customer
And there you have it, embracing the love for a well-adorned ear without a needle in sight.
Feeling inspired? Shop our Ear Cuffs. We’ve picked our favourite ones below.