Would You Wear Oversize Hoops Like Rihanna?

08/14/2007 at 11:00 AM ET


Call it a trend that’s hard to miss — from Rihanna to Hilary Duff to Jennifer Lopez, stars are sporting super-size hoop earrings. Chalk it up to the ’80s revival that just won’t stop in fashion, but doorknockers are back in a big (literally!) way. Although we get that they really stand out and can even transform a simple outfit into a bold fashion statement, we’re not sure we’re ready to retire our daintier versions. Tell us: Is this look too over the top to fully embrace? Would you wear oversize hoop earrings?

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Katelyn on

I have wore “over-sized” hopps before. They are kinda heavy, but I love the way they look. The hoops can either look good or bad, and on Rihanna, they look awesome. They “complete” her outfit.

Frugalfashiongrl on

Of Course I would! Who Wouldn’t??? As long as they are not too heavy and the posts are not too wide. I got some silver ones at http://www.akostyle.com cute :)

pammie on

They’re okay on Rihanna and other celebs.I wear them but smaller,silver and less heavy,because I can’t wear huge ones like Rihanna.

Rachel D. on

No, I wouldn’t. They’re too heavy and since I’m so clumsy they would catch on my clothing and long hair.

Jenna on

Yes, I have white gold one they are gorgous!

Jess on

I WOULD NEVER WEAR CHANDELIER, OVER-SISIZED HOOP OR ANY GIGANTIC SIZED EARINGS. wear them often and your ears will droop down – just like saggy breasts. I’d like to keep my ears “nice n perky” for a very long time, if you know what i mean.

Shayna on

YES!!!!!!! They look incredible on almost anyone and I wear mine all then time, although I prefer the trend in silver and possibly with diamonds

Jenna on

Ehww Jess…Gross! Those earing are amazing! Jess you creepy!

Jess on

Jenna, its not gross, just think about it, your making alot of weight dangle from ur ears .. sooner or later ur ears are gonna “drop” or “hang” from holding all that weight on tiny pieces of the body (ears) .. i aint gross, just stating the truth

anita on

Hey rihanna i love all of your songs the 1 i really like is umbrella

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