It was only a few years ago that we were still reliant on glossy magazine pages and the new arrivals section of Net-A-Porter as sources for discovering up-and-coming brands. Nowadays, that system has been replaced with Instagram influencers and their coveted brand tags. And while we’re no strangers to the influencer gifting process (see: Dior forever being associated with overt #SponCon) every few months, a common indie designer theme will take over our feeds, a handful of brands being tagged in its wake. This past summer saw influencers championing the itty bitty white top, fall introduced us to ultra-puffy coats and chunky knits, and this winter’s emerging theme seems to be jewelry that doesn’t take itself too seriously.
Spanning an assortment of statement pieces like oversized pearl earrings and D.I.Y. bracelets reminiscent of our summer camp days, here are seven indie jewelry brands the fashion set currently can’t get enough of.