2022 Jewelry Trends You'll Want to Try Immediately

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2022 has been the year that fun has been reintroduced to fashion. Gone are the days of minimalism and neutrals and low-key looks.

Now, we’re all about bright colors, whimsy, and excess. Pearls are out and chunky chains are in.

Below, check out some of the biggest jewelry trends of the year as well as how to pull them off. Then, once you find a trend you love, you can hit up the jewelry store with confidence.

1. Layered Necklaces to the Extreme

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Hailey Baldwin Bieber wearing layers of Tiffany & Co. Crystal and Gold Chain Necklaces
credit: @haileybieber/Instagram

Layering necklaces no longer means putting on a few dainty pieces. Now, celebs and fashionistas are rocking layers of chunky necklaces for a statement-making look. The great thing about this trend is you’ll be able to wear the individual necklaces long-term for years to come.

Some of the many celebs who have embraced the trend include Gigi Hadid, Hailey Bieber, Jennie Kim, Camila Marrone, and more.

2. Color

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Blake Lively wearing Brent Neale rainbow earrings and a matching necklace
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Love the dopamine dressing trend? Extend it to your accessories! Celebrities and influencers are no longer just sticking to the standard silver and gold but embracing colorful gemstones, rhinestones, and crystals. Some are opting for bright and fun colors while others are choosing more delicate stones like amethysts and opals.

Fans of the look include Blake Lively, Yara Shahidi, and Cardi B.

3. Body Chains and Belly Chains

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Camila Coehlo wearing a simple gold body chain over her baby bump
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Ever since Rihanna stepped out with her baby bump covered in body chains, everyone has wanted to get in on the trend!

Over the last few months, however, celebrities have slowly switched from body chains to belly chains, which go perfectly with a great bikini. Celebrities who have been spotted wearing belly chains include Kylie Jenner, Hailey Bieber, and Camila Coelho.

4. Chunky Statement Pieces

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Kylie Jenner wearing an Ambush Crystal Heart Ring
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Gigantic diamond heart ring? Yes, please! Oversized gold earrings? Hell, yes! Celebrities are not holding back when it comes to being bold. They’re opting for statement pieces that can show off their personalities and pull together their entire outfits.

Some fashionistas who have rocked big statement pieces include Hailey Bieber, Kylie Jenner, Barbie Ferreira, Vanessa Hudgens, Mindy Kaling, and Dua Lipa.

5. Arm Cuffs

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Barbie Ferreira wearing a silver spiral arm cuff
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Arm cuffs are officially making a comeback! And many are embracing them in a big way. Some are choosing more minimal pieces while others are opting for embellished bangles.

You can easily spot Barbie Ferreira or Taylor Swift rocking an arm cuff these days so you know the trend is on fire.

6. Nameplate Necklaces

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Camila Cabello wearing a Paris Flavor Gold Zodiac Nameplate Necklace
credit: @camilacabello/Instagram

Call up Carrie Bradshaw because someone has stolen her look! Celebrities are bringing back the nameplate, except they’re not only rocking their first names. Some are opting for nameplate necklaces with the name of their astrological signs or other fun phrases.

You can currently see fashionistas like Camila Cabello or Hailey Bieber rocking the trend.

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Lena Finkel
Lena Finkel is the Editor and Founder of Femestella. Prior to starting Femestella, she worked at People, InStyle, Tiger Beat, and Sesame Workshop (aka Sesame Street). She loves all things Real Housewives and Vanderpump Rules. When she's not busy binge-watching TV, you can find her hanging out with her tuxedo cat Tom.