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8 pairs of vintage clip-on earrings that you absolutely need in your life

Check out the styles we are lusting over right now

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Orin Carlin
Content Writer
27 January 2023
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Forget long bubbly soaks or positive affirmations – banishing any lingering winter gloom with a jewellery overhaul feels like the ultimate act of self-care.

There is no better way to add high octane retro glamour to an outfit than by topping it off with a piece of jewellery that has a story to tell.

No piercing? No problem. Plenty of vintage earring styles feature clip-on fastenings, perfect for when you're in the mood to channel a retro It-girl.

Enriching your accessory repertoire with a few pairs of vintage clip-on earrings will stand you in excellent stead next time you need to amp up the drama in an instant.

Woman Wearing Gold Circular Earrings© Photo: Getty Images

If you're a vintage-buying novice, here you can check out our favourite online places to buy pieces and begin amassing your own treasure trove of jewels. Start collecting, stat.

MORE: 7 top tips for caring for your vintage jewellery collection

READ: Vintage designer clothing: 5 items that never go out of style

Plus, strengthening your eco-credentials can never be a bad thing – with so many of us thinking more about our wardrobe's environmental impact, shopping vintage is a brilliant way of minimising wastage and working cyclical fashion to your advantage.

RELATED: Vintage Chanel handbags: 5 things to know before making your first purchase

And vintage clip-on earrings can make for excellent investments, especially if you're looking at the classics – think about it, an eye-catching Chanel pair will forever be in style. After all, what goes around comes around – and here are the pieces to prove it.

Hello! Fashion shares the pairs of vintage clip-on earrings that you absolutely need in your life:

susan caplan egyptian revial vintage clip on earrings

Egyptian revivial earrings, £125, Susan Caplan

yves saint laurent gold vintage clip on earrings

Yves Saint Laurent gold drop-down earrings, £300, Vestiaire Collective

susan caplan chandelier vintage clip on earrings

Statement chandelier earrings, £165, Susan Caplan


dorlan colourful vintage clip on earrings

D'Orland colourful Swarovski earrings, £125, Susan Caplan

chanel pearl vintage clip on earrings

Chanel pearl drop earrings, £393, Vestiaire Collective

oscar de la renta vintage clip on earrings

Oscar de la Renta red square crystal earrings, £135, Vestiaire Collective

dior tear fan shell vintage clip on earrings

Dior pearl water tear fan shell drop earrings, £499, Vestiaire Collective

susan caplan chain vintage clip on earrings

Gold chain earrings, £65, Susan Caplan


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