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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Camille T. on

I’m 12 years old and I love the look of large hoop earrings, but I also think, that in reality, there is a size limit and I think Rihanna’s earrings are probably as large as they could be without looking a little cheap. In this picture they look very chic especially with that cute denim outfit, but Rihanna could probably pull almost anything off.

♥ Summer on

Of course I’d wear them! They’re really cute especially if your hair is pulled back like Rihanna’s. I think they complete her outfit in this pic

Jenna on

JESS, Thats not what i was saying. I was saying Ewh to you comparison!

Emilee ♥ on

I like the oversized hoop earrings and chandeliers. I’ve never liked the small hoop earrings on me, I always thought I looked weird wearing them. I have a pair of large hoop earrings in white gold and I love them. I don’t wear them all the time, only on occasion if I wear my hair up or something. Normally I’ll settle for the simple diamond studded earrings or my birthstone earrings.

Mz.C on

I like the look but me personally I don’t wear them all the time unless they are real gold cause i can’t wear the fake ones.

Bre on

no offence to rihanna because she’s very pretty but big hoops are trashy and unstylish! they leave you’re ears sagging and make huge holes and I have a bunch of guy friends that say that’s there biggest turn beauty turn off!

Mina on

In my school, hoop earrings are considered “ghetto” so i really cant wear them, even though i think theyre cute, and they look fabulous on Rihanna.

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