Hoop earrings represent a timeless style of earrings that you would never go wrong with. They come in different styles and sizes, meaning that you can have hoops to wear to formal and casual events/occasions seamlessly.
Most importantly, these earrings often look great when intended for casual wear, and you wouldn’t have to worry about looking off in the hoops.
You only need to ensure that the hoops complement and enhance your facial elements.
With everyone wearing hoops and new styles coming up all the time, not to mention the variety of materials used for these earrings, there is something for everyone. So, how do you make sure that you look great wearing hoops?
How To Wear Hoop Earrings Casually
1. For a subtle look, go for dainty hoops
When you hear hoops, the first thing that goes through your mind is the large gold hoops. We get it; they are cool and pretty much the definition of the best hoops. But these aren’t the only hoops.
If you are going for a simpler look when dressing up for brunch or a fun night out, you will know that you will look great with the simple, dainty hoops. These minimal hoops work great if you are going for a subtle, everyday casual look.
In other words, if your work doesn’t demand dressing in suits and you can get away with wearing jeans daily, you will be happy to know that you can wear the small hoops daily.
The best part is that you can get away with the small hoops, whether you are dressing up or dressing down. You may also like these earrings because they are generally easy to pull off, either with a hem blouse or a V-neck t-shirt.
2. Simple, Classy Look
The best bit about hoop earrings is that these pieces have the power to elevate your look instantly, and if you are going for a classy weekend look, say with an off-shoulder top or a floral blouse, the medium-sized or large hoops will be the perfect accessories for you to pick.
These hoops will elevate your look instantly, and you won’t look like you’re trying too hard or dressing over the top.
You can also pull off this look with an off-shoulder ruched dress, and the hoops will not only highlight your shoulders and neck but also dress your neck and face perfectly.
3. Wearing your hoop earrings with a turtleneck
Winter weather is almost here, and a turtleneck is a perfect outfit for you to wear because it will keep you warm, and also, it’s rather easy to accessorize. The best part is that your turtleneck top will look even better when accessorized with hoop earrings.
One try, and you will agree that hoops and turtlenecks are a pair made in fashion heaven. And all you need to do is to make sure that you settle for the bigger, statement hoops, as these will easily show through.
4. Wear a pair of hoops and stud earrings
One of the looks you should consider trying for that perfect casual look is wearing a pair of earrings in two styles, studs alongside the hoops. This duo creates a nice, stylish look, and you will be happy to know that the earrings are quite versatile.
To create a balanced look, you may want to wear the pair of small hoops on the second earlobe hole, and if you prefer larger hoops, you may want to switch things around, placing the hoops in the second hole.
Whichever style you choose, the earrings remain straight and won’t overlap with the studs, hence a perfect class and timeless look.
5. Double Hoops
For a fun look, you should try wearing two pairs of hoop earrings, preferably in different colors/ metals.
The hoops should be in different sizes, too, with the more oversized hoop earrings going into the first hole on the earlobe and the smaller hoops in the second hole.
Doing this creates a perfectly balanced look. But this is not the standard styling option; you could also wear two pairs of hoop earrings in the same size.
6. Get different types of hoops
The other thing you need to know about styling the hoops is that you should find earring hoops in different styles and designs.
Your options would include the plain large gold hoops, perhaps adding gold hoops in different thicknesses, and some embellished large hoops.
The variety of hoop earrings allows you to dress up rather seamlessly, especially when dressing up for different social and casual events.
7. Best face shape for hoops
Pretty much anyone can wear and pull off the hoop earrings look seamlessly, and even though the round hoops are not always recommended for anyone with a round face, you can still wear the small hoops or the rectangular, oval, or square hoops.
If you have a square or triangle-shaped face, on the other hand, you could get away with the thicker, medium-sized hoops. The large hoops also look great for all face shapes, except the perfect round shapes.
8. Holiday look
Hoop earrings are also quite great for that holiday look – your large hoop earrings are what you are missing from that all-white bikini and floppy summer hat look.
9. T-shirt, jeans, and floppy summer hat look
You also need hoop earrings to complete your casual summer look, whether you’ll be wearing your white t-shirt with a denim mini-skirt or shorts. Often, you’d only need a white graphic tee, flip-flops or plimsolls, sunglasses, and to complete the look, hoop earrings.
Hoop earrings with colored gemstones or semi-precious stones will be the perfect addition to your wardrobe and your weekend or holiday look.
The best part is that you can pull off this look whether you’re going out for coffee, a quick brunch, or running errands over the weekend.
10. Adding drama to your dressed-up look
To amp up your look a notch, you may want to wear a pair of double-hooped earrings embellished with gemstones or cubic zirconia for the perfect glistened look.
These earrings work great with that little black dress or even an embroidered dress for a nice, doubled style, hence a perfect extravagant look.
Hoop earrings are seamlessly versatile, stylish, and timeless, and if you have been looking for inspiration for casual dress-up, you may want to invest in more hoop earrings. Just make sure that the earrings are well-designed.
Stephanie is a jewelry lover when she was a teenager. Her major was fashion design when she was in college. She is a jewelry designer at SOQ Jewelry and other design companies. Now she is also a writer for our website. She writes a lot of designs&brands posts with very actionable tips.