With design houses like Chanel and fashion icons like Audrey Hepburn immortalizing the pearl necklace, it's obvious that pearls should be a part of every girl's repetoire. But the trickiest part of sporting this timeless type of jewelry is finding a chic, contemporary version that can be worn on occasions other than to tea with your grandma. We've selected the most stylish pearl pieces that have a modern touch, so check them out!
1. Pont Pearl Cuff - Anthropologie (On sale for $14.95; Originally $68)
Pearls have been known for being feminine and elegant, so putting them on an edgy cuff gives them a stylish update. Wear them on a fancy night out, or even to a music festival!
2. Pearl Bar Pendant - BaubleBar ($32)
Bar pendants have become popular recently and this BaubleBar version, lined with pearls, is bold but not overdone. It's simple enough to become your new everyday necklace.
3. Double Back Pearl Earring - Thpshp ($50)
Can't afford Dior's Mise en Dior tribal earrings that have taken the fashion world by storm? No problem—one of our favorite fashion bloggers, Vanessa of The Haute Pursuit, is selling a budget-friendly version in her shop (the bottom earring)! The large pearl backer offers a modern spin on the traditional pearl stud look.
4. Aeryn Earring - Elizabeth Cole ($73)
With the eclectic vibe they're giving off, these ear cuffs are a vibrant accessory you can wear to add some dazzle to any plain outfit. They offer a little bit of everything. The spikes are edgy, the pearls are sophisticated, and the faux diamond screams glamour.
5. Faux-Pearl Two Finger Ring - Forever 21 ($2.80)
Two finger rings don't have to be huge and clunky. This simple option has a clean cut, which will convey a more elegant look.
6. Pearl Choker Necklace - Kenneth Jay Lane ($50)
Chokers are the new statement necklace, and with this Kenneth Jay Lane number, you will definitely be making a statement. Pearls are usually known to be small and dainty, but these imitation pearls are over the top. Their size alone will draw attention from across the room, so this is a great option for a girls night out!
Have we convinced you yet, collegiettes? Which pearls will you be adding to your jewelry box?