Celebrities who rocked ear cuffs on the red carpet

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Kayleigh Dray

The luxe ear cuff started out as a micro trend, but it’s become a major jewellery category over the past few years. And that’s mostly due to the fact that it’s become a firm red carpet favourite with some of the world’s most fashionable celebrities.

From Emma Stone and Margot Robbie, to Cara Delevingne and Kylie Jenner, we’ve decided to take a look back at the A-listers who injected a little rock chick glamour to their couture gowns - just by adding a standout piece of ear bling.

Click through now for some serious ear cuff inspiration… 

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  • Cara Delevingne

    Cara Delevingne donned a glittering ear cuff from Repossi for the Serpentine Gallery Summer Party, proving that she can effortlessly rock anything from a panda onesie to an edgy designer diamond.

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  • Cate Blanchett

    The Lord Of The Rings actress turned heads at the Berlinale Film Festival - and a lot of that was due to the regal £3,800 diamond cluster from Repossi she wore high on her ear.

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  • Margot Robbie

    In 2014, Suicide Squad’s Margot Robbie rocked a killer Bahagia ear cuff, cleverly sweeping her hair into a deep side-parting to ensure that all eyes were on the glam earpiece.  

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  • Halle Berry

    At the Acapulco Film Festival, Halle Berry wowed fans when she donned a snake-like cuff that wrapped around her ear. 

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  • Fearne Cotton

    Fearne Cotton was all ears at the Glamour Awards, teaming her aqua gown  with a pearl and crystal drop ear cuff from Ryan Storer.

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  • Emma Stone

    While Emma Stone's SAG Awards 2015 ear bling may look like a row of multiple piercings, the look was achieved with just one diamond earring by Repossi that wrapped halfway up her ears.

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  • Sienna Miller

    Sienna Miller showed off her punk credentials when she rocked a Genevieve Jones ear cuff at the Met Gala. 

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  • Jessie J

    Jessie J teamed her gothic lace gown with a black diamond ear cuff when she stepped out at the 2015 GRAMMYs. 

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  • Sandra Bullock

    Sandra Bullock shone on the Oscars 2014 red carpet, thanks to that floral ear cuff. 

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  • Katy Perry

    Katy Perry never shies away from a bold fashion statement – and the Creators Party was no different. What do you make of her Pamela Love earrings?

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  • Emma Watson

    What could be more appropriate for the premiere of The Bling Ring than this glittering ear cuff? Nice work, Emma.

  • Jessica Alba

    The punk theme at the 2013 Met Ball inspired Jessica Alba to try out an exciting pair of Jack Vartanian ear cuffs.

  • Rihanna

    At the Billboard Music Awards in 2016, all eyes were on Rihanna’s ensemble – and not just because of her asymmetrical blazer dress. Nope, the world was pretty much obsessed with her shimmering diamond earrings – and we all started googling ‘auricle piercings’ (as in, the piercing done at the middle part of the outer rim of your ear) the minute we got home.

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  • Miley Cyrus

    Miley Cyrus paired her slicked-back blue pixie cut  with a dazzlingAna Khouri ear cuff at the Met Gala 2015.

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  • Keira Knightley

    Keira Knightley usually plays the good girl in films, but she unleashed her inner bad girl at the Sag Awards 2015 with a diamond-encrusted ear cuff. What do you think of her added bling?

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  • Rebel Wilson

    Rebel Wilson isn't just Pitch Perfect - she's also a dab hand at choosing her accessories, too. This peal ear cuff gives her demure red carpet LBD a dash of rock chick glam, doesn't it?

  • Rashida Jones

    Rashida Jones – better known as Ann Perkins to Parks & Recreation fans – chose a pair of Ana Khouri Patricia pearl ear cuffs for the Golden Globes red carpet.

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  • Natalie Dormer

    What better way to show off an edgy undercut than by adding an equally ear cuff? The Game of Thrones star has proven that the two go together like strawberries and cream.

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  • Kylie Jenner

    Kylie Jenner is a trendsetter, so, when she stepped out on the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet in 2014 wearing a pair of simplistic gold cuffs, it was unsurprising that thousands of young girls rushed off to the shops to bag some ear bling of their own.

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  • Jennifer Lawrence

    When Jennifer Lawrence stepped onto the red carpet for the Hunger Games: Catching Fire premiere in Germany, she did it in a simple Dior dress. However, much like her character Katniss Everdeen, Jen proved she wasn’t the shy and retiring type, pairing her look with bold lips, slicked hair, and a gorgeous diamond ear cuff.

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  • Lupita Nyong’o

    All eyes were on Lupita Nyong'o's ears at the 2014 EE British Academy Film Awards - and it was all thanks to that understated pearl-and-gold ear cuff.

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  • Rita Ora

    Rita Ora donned a shimmering gown for the Brit Awards in 2015 – and she made sure she was the embodiment of the phrase “all that glitters” when she added an elegant ear cuff to her ensemble.

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  • Kate Mara

    Stepping out at the 22nd SAG Awards, Kate Mara made the most of her pixie cut and donned a Forevermark ear cuff in one ear and a single diamond stud in the other.

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  • Emma Watson

    Emma Watson opted for a classic black gown to the premiere of her film, Noah, but injected some glam rock fun to her ensemble with a diamond-encrusted ear cuff.

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  • Michelle Dockery

    Michelle Dockery shook off the remnants of Downton Abbey’s Lady Mary at the 2014 Emmy Awards, opting for pearl ear cuffs and a parted updo on the red carpet. What do you think of her look?

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  • Eva Green

    Eva Green kept her beauty look simple at the Golden Globes, teaming a slick of red lipstick with a badass ear cuff.

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  • Nicole Richie

    Nicole dyed her hair a shocking silver and dressed her right ear with a gold ear cuff for the Met Gala’s Punk: Chaos to Couture event – and she nailed the theme perfectly.

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  • Jennifer Connelly

    The Labyrinth actress may have opted for a smaller ear cuff than some of her fellow celebs, but there's no denying that the winged diamond accessory had a huge impact when she stepped out on the red carpet.

  • Ruby Rose

    When the Orange Is The New Black actress rocked up to the MTV Music Awards in 2015, she decided to let her multiple diamond ear cuffs do all the talking for her. 

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  • Zoe Kravitz

    Zoe Kravitz wore a Valentino dress for the NYC premiere of Divergent: Allegiant in 2016, but gave her LBD an added edge by pairing it with a number of silver piercings.

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  • Alicia Keys

    Alicia Keys showed off her stunning gold and diamond Repossi ear cuffs with a braided up-do, which cleverly ensured that her earrings were on full display.

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  • Bella Heathcote

    Bella Heahtcote made sure she stood out at the 2016 Marie Claire Image Maker Awards with a little help from her winged diamond ear cuff.

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