As we step into summer’s warm days and seasonal soirees, it’s time to revamp those pretty little finishing touches that make our wardrobe sparkle. This season, there are plenty of fun jewelry trends to play with, and today we’re featuring five of our top picks for current styles seen on the runway, in the fashion magazines and on our favorite fashionable bloggers. Statement hoops, layered necklaces, nature-inspired baubles, beads, tassels and flirty pops of color are everywhere this summer, so we’ve rounded up a few easy-to-style options for each. Best yet, all of these are affordable for any budget. Here’s how to rock this summer’s hottest jewelry trends!

5 Top Jewelry Trends for Summer 2018

STATEMENT HOOPS

Statement hoops are by far the earring of the season, but this year it’s not your average understated style. We’re taking it to the next level with unique shapes, colors and sizes. The most popular choice of this year is the medium width hoop (top middle option below), which adds a pop of glamorous flare to any look. Additionally, tortoiseshell hoops are an unexpected way to rock a neutral look. With regard to shape, consider something different like these square, octagonal or the double hoop style you see below. Lastly, use your earrings as a way to add a splash of color to your look with some summer bright hoops, like the coral option.

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Statement hoops are all the rage this season and we love taking the style to the next level with unique shapes, sizes and colors. These square hoops with statement tassesl (top left) are $48, the medium width hoops, which are also available in silver (top middle) are $38, these fun tortoiseshell hoops (top right) are $36, the silver double hoops (bottom left) are $35, these octagonal hoops (bottom middle) are $22 and these Kate Spade coral hoops (bottom right) are $68. Images: Nordstrom/Anthropologie

Statement hoops are all the rage this season, and we love taking the style to the next level with unique shapes, sizes and colors. These square hoops with statement tassels (top left) are $48; the medium width hoops (top middle), which are also available in silver, are $38; these fun tortoiseshell hoops (top right) are $36; the silver double hoops (bottom left) are $35; these octagonal hoops (bottom middle) are $22; and these Kate Spade coral hoops (bottom right) are $68. Images: Nordstrom/Anthropologie

POPS OF COLOR

Jewelry is always an easy and fun way to add some vibrancy to a look, especially throughout the warmer months. Here are a few options, for any style and budget that can be paired with complementary shades or a simple all black or white outfit for an understated, yet bright and colorful look. We are especially swooning over these Kendra Scott blue and turquoise earrings and bright red ring as a simple, flirty way to bring color into your look.

If you're wanting to bring some color into your wardrobe but aren't comfortable in a bright outfit, jewelry is the easiest way to give your look a splash of summer-appropriate color. This orange and pink beaded bracelet set(top left) is $39, the Kendra Scott earrings(top middle) are $80, this bright yellow statement necklace (top right) is $58, the Kendra Scott ring (bottom left) is $95, this Tory Burch chambray cuff (bottom middle) is $148 and these Madewell colorful geometric earrings(bottom right) are $28. Images: Nordstrom/Madewell

If you’re wanting to bring some color into your wardrobe but aren’t comfortable in a bright outfit, jewelry is the easiest way to give your look a splash of summer-appropriate color. This orange and pink beaded bracelet set (top left) is $39, the Kendra Scott earrings (top middle) are $80, this bright yellow statement necklace (top right) is $58, the Kendra Scott ring (bottom left) is $95, this Tory Burch chambray cuff (bottom middle) is $148, and these Madewell colorful geometric earrings (bottom right) are $28. Images: Nordstrom/Madewell

LAYERED NECKLACES

We’re sure you’ve seen this style on all the fashionistas you follow. Layered necklaces are the reigning jewelry trend of the season, and we love how simple they are to style! Whether you’re a gold, silver or color girl, there are plenty of options available for you that will easily pull together a look without much effort. We love these atop a basic white tee, paired with a sundress or even dressed up with a fancier look for an evening out. You’ll look both fashion-forward and slightly edgy.

Layered necklaces are everywhere this season from the runway to fashion bloggers alike. Here are six options for any style preference. This double coin necklace (top left) is $118, this silver layered choker (top middle) is $48, the Madewell layered necklace (top right— this is a bestseller!) is $48, the layered triple stone necklace (bottom left) is $28, this Rebecca Minkoff gold and green layered option (bottom middle) is $88 and the layered red necklace (bottom right) is $122. Images: Anthropologie/Nordstrom/Madewell

Layered necklaces are everywhere this season from the runway to fashion bloggers alike. Here are six options for any style preference. This double coin necklace (top left) is $118, this silver layered choker (top middle) is $48, the Madewell layered necklace (top right — this is a bestseller!) is $48, the layered triple stone necklace (bottom left) is $28, this Rebecca Minkoff gold and green layered option (bottom middle) is $88, and the layered red necklace (bottom right) is $122. Images: Anthropologie/Nordstrom/Madewell

BEADS & TASSELS

Beads and tassels have been a major jewelry trend for a few seasons now, and they don’t seem to be leaving anytime soon. Here, we’ve featured six styles that you simply must pack for your next vacation. We love the blush tassels on both the necklace and earrings, while the breezy blue shades on the bracelet, hoops and statement necklace are just right for a tropical getaway. If you’re wanting to rock the bead and tassel trend while looking elegant and sophisticated, we suggest opting for a neutral option, like these black triple hoops for a subdued bohemian look.

Beads and tassels are one of our favorite current jewelry trends, especially throughout the warmer months and for a beachy vacation. This layered tassel necklace (top left) is $58, these black beaded triple hoops (top middle) are $36, this blue beaded bracelet set (top right) is $32, these blue beaded hoops (bottom left) are $38, this blue beaded statement necklace (bottom middle) is $88 and these tiered tassel earrings (bottom right) are $25. Images: Nordstrom/Anthropologie/Madewell

Beads and tassels are one of our favorite current jewelry trends, especially throughout the warmer months and for a beach vacation. This layered tassel necklace (top left) is $58, these black beaded triple hoops (top middle) are $36, this blue beaded bracelet set (top right) is $38, these blue beaded hoops (bottom left) are $38, this blue and tan statement necklace (bottom middle) is $88, and these tiered tassel earrings (bottom right) are $25. Images: Nordstrom/Anthropologie/Madewell

NATURE INSPIRED

Our final favorite jewelry trend of this summer is nature-inspired adornments. This covers everything from floral accessories and animal earrings to gilded leaves, stones and crystals. Here, we’ve featured three statement earrings that will add a light and bright feeling to an outfit, two rings that add effortless everyday sparkle and a fun crystal necklace (this one is available in multiple shades) and will give your look a polished boho chic feel.

Nature-inspired jewels, whether they're stones, crystals, florals or animals, are a major trend for this summer. Here are some fun options that can be worn as statement pieces or everyday sparkle. This Madewell blue stone ring (top left) is $26, these floral drop earrings (top middle) are $48, these flamingo earrings (top right) are $328, this crystal necklace (bottom left) is $44, this gold leaf ring (bottom middle) is $48.60 and these simple black flower earrings (bottom right) are $43. Images: Madewell/Nordstrom/Anthropologie

Nature-inspired jewels, whether they’re stones, crystals, florals or animals, are a major trend for this summer. Here are some fun options that can be worn as statement pieces or everyday sparkle. This Madewell blue stone ring (top left) is $26, these floral drop earrings (top middle) are $48, these flamingo earrings (top right) are $328, this crystal necklace (bottom left) is $44, this gold leaf ring (bottom middle) is $48.60, and these simple black flower earrings (bottom right) are $43. Images: Madewell/Nordstrom/Anthropologie

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