The Best Hoop Earrings for Every Occasion

Find your perfect pair.

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(Image credit: Design by Susanna Hayward)

Welcome to The Essentials (opens in new tab), our weekly series highlighting a must-have classic, key to building a timeless, pulled-together closet.

If I were stuck on a desert island and only allowed to bring one accessory, (opens in new tab) I'd bring a pair of hoop earrings. Period. That's how strongly I feel about them. Over the years I've built up quite the collection of statement earrings, but I still find myself wearing the same pair of gold hoops almost every day—they go with almost everything, and they're worth every penny. That's the beauty of the hoop earring: There's an option for everyone. Ahead, 20 different choices to get you started on your journey to finding the perfect pair.

Shelby Comroe is the Credits Editor and Fashion Assistant at Marie Claire covering all things fashion and giving credit where credit is due. Check her out @shelbycomroe on Instagram if buying designer handbags is your idea of a retirement plan!