Now that we’ve all been spending our days indoors for awhile, the initial no-makeup, no-jewelry, stay-in-pajamas-all-day mood has worn off, and I’ve noticed that more and more of the people I follow on Instagram are yearning to dress up again, even if it’s just in their living room. As someone who has worked from home for years, I try my best to wear things I love even when staying home, and that includes jewelry.
At home, I understandably keep my jewelry simple and save my, well, less simple pieces for outings. But since my outings now exclusively consist of going to the grocery store and walking around the block, I’ve put some of my favorite jewelry trends on hiatus but am still wearing lightweight, unobtrusive pieces that make my sweats feel a little more special. Keep reading for the jewelry trends I’m wearing these days, and those I’m sadly taking a break from.
Hoop earrings are hardly a new trend, but they’re still a trend nonetheless. I wear them often when working from home, as they make me feel a little put-together but not look like I’m trying too hard. Heavy statement earrings, on the other hand, don’t pass the at-home test.
Bracelets tend to get in the way when I’m cooking, cleaning, and washing my hands a lot, so I’m skipping them for the foreseeable future. But there’s nothing wrong with wearing an anklet with your slippers or over your crew socks. Just try it.
Maybe it’s just me, but something about wearing a chunky chain necklace at home just feels like it’s a bit much. But all of the interesting pearl necklaces that are out now are a little more low-key and feel more appropriate.
I love to wear lots of rings, but like bracelets, they’re just not practical when you’re cooking and cleaning all the time. So for now, I’m just wearing my wedding and engagement ring. Personalized pieces, on the other hand, brighten my mood during these stressful times.