If you're a drama queen, you know there's nothing worse than boring earrings — which is why you go for statement earrings every chance you get.

The only problem? Sometimes dramatic earrings can have a dramatic effect on your bank account. Luckily, we've rounded up 21 pairs of stunning statement earrings that only LOOK expensive.


Big & Bold Tassels (ASOS, $9.50)

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Enter any and all rooms ears first when you rock these vibrant pink earrings. (ASOS, $9.50)

Hanging Antique Earrings (Forever 21, $5.90)



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Look like you're from the Victorian era with a pair of these earrings from Forever 21. They're (Forever 21, $5.90) perfect to pair with a fancy AF outfit you splurged on.

Wrinkly Studs (Etsy, $11.30)

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Basic studs are out. Wrinkly studs are in. These larger than life studs are bound to stop people in their tracks. (Etsy, $11.30)

Ambition Drops (Wet Seal, $5)

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Serve up some Cleopatra realness with these Ancient Egypt looking earrings. Dress them up with a gown or keep them casual with a basic tee. It's up to you! (Wet Seal, $5)

Moonphase (Urban Outfitters, $18)

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Skip the studs that feature the moon and go all out with a moonphase pair. Done in gold, you will be able to pair these celestial earrings (Urban Outfitters, $18) with any and all your ensembles.

Hell Bent Heaven Sent (Gimme Flair, $14)

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You can't do any better when it comes to a pair of statement earrings than a pair that literally has something to say. (Gimme Flair, $14)

Unicorn Threaders (Modcloth, $17)

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Every now and then, you have to toss a little whimsy into the mix. Which is exactly what you'll do rocking these unicorn earrings. (Modcloth, $17)

Pom Poms (Shopbop, $19.20)

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MISA presents a pair of earrings that'll have you downright cheering every time you rock them. Done in a daiquiri color (Shopbop, $19.20), their bright and cheery demeanor will bring a smile to everyone you pass. Which is what you want, right? Brighten up that world.

Love Bolts (Laser Kitten, $25)

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Look like the ultimate '90s kid with these glitterific earrings that feature two hearts and a lot of glam. (Laser Kitten, $25)

Black Bejeweled (Lovisa, $22.99)

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For our gothic beauties out there, this pair of black earrings give us life. They have tassels and jewels? Yes and yes. (Lovisa, $22.99)

Tassel Hoops (Francesca's, $18)

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These tassel hoops will bring nothing but the party on the dance floor as they take on a life of their own. (Francesca's, $18)

Resin Geometrics (Etsy, $22)

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While some may see these earrings as modern art, we see them as nostalgic treasures. Why? Because the awesome shapes (Etsy, $22) remind us of the intro to "Saved by the Bell."

Shaky Discs (Dillard's, $12)

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You can dance, you can shine — when you buy these disco queen earrings. Truth. Live your best Mamma Mia/ABBA life in these gold disc earrings, honey. (Dillard's, $12)

Geometrics (World Market, $8.08)

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Bet you never thought you could walk into World Market for some jam from South America and walk out a fashionista. Oh, but you most certainly can when you pick up these earrings. (World Market, $8.08)

Petal Drops (ASOS, $14)

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The phrase less is more does not apply when it comes to these earrings. Having everything, including the kitchen sink and an arrangement of petals (ASOS, $14) and gold, is just what you need to make your mark.


Faces (Etsy, $3.94)

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Serving face in 3, 2, 1! But really, can you pass up these modern art pieces on your ears? Didn't think so. (Etsy, $3.94)

Silver Danglers (Bebe, $24)

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Live every day like you're going to prom, with these fancy-looking (but 100 percent affordable) silver and crystal earrings. Trust, you don't have to spend a fortune to look like a winning lottery ticket. (Bebe, $24).


Tortoiseshells Earrings (Express, $14.90)



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An earring that can go day to night is a true gift. Which is why you should gift yourself a pair of these tortoiseshell earrings (Express, $14.90) right now.

Silver Triangles (Etsy, $22)

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If you're the type that can never be far from a WiFi signal, perhaps this pair of earrings will ease you when out and about. (Etsy, $22)

Rainbow Drops (Charlotte Russe, $5.99)

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Let your pride shine brightly with a pair of earrings that'll have you looking as wonderful as a rainbow. (Charlotte Russe, $5.99)

Rise Pair (Etsy, $19.16)

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Smash the patriarchy with a pair of "Rise" earrings like these. Wear them to the marches, the rallies, the office (Etsy, $19.16). Basically, anywhere your ears will take you.