The 5 Jewelry Trends for Fall 2022, Straight From the Runways

Add these gems to your jewelry box.

models wearing earrings and rings on the fall 2022 runways
(Image credit: Chloé, Ulla Johnson, Christian Dior)

Jewelry lovers can attest that the power of jewelry is palpable, from symbolism to life milestones; a piece of jewelry—both standout and understated—can speak louder than words. While jewelry doesn't traditionally have the same seasonality as the latest handbag trends and shoe trends, gemstones and finishes come in and out of vogue. No look was complete on the fall 2022 runways (opens in new tab) without a personalized touch via accouterments like bangles, pearl necklaces, and flower power rings. Finding just the right amount of sparkle often comes down to personal preference— from bold chain-link necklaces to sleek layered stacks of bangles, here are the trends that will pepper the jewelry sphere and jewelry boxes for the fall 2022 season.

The Charmed Life

From bauble bracelets at Ulla Johnson to miniature-sized purses clipped onto clothes at Fendi, these charms of all shapes and sizes can serve as symbols of protection and keepsakes for good luck. 

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Jil Sander, Fendi, Ulla Johnson

(Image credit: Jil Sander, Fendi, Ulla Johnson)

Brigade of Bangles

Bangles are the bracelet of choice for fall, ranging from au natural to edgy. Stack yours in a layer à la Saint Laurent, or let a standout piece in silver or gold become the leading accessory.

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Saint Laurent, Jil Sander, Chloé

(Image credit: Saint Laurent, Jil Sander, Chloé)

Chain Reaction

For inspiration, look at Chloé and Off-White's fall runways, framing faces with oversized chain link necklaces that made a statement without overpowering.

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Chloé, Off-White

(Image credit: Chloé, Off-White)

Pearls of Wisdom

Pearls don't have to read precious. With designers reimagining pearls as '90s chokers and oversized stud earrings, the timeless gem has a Gen Z appeal.

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Tory Burch, Versace, Dior

(Image credit: Tory Burch, Versace, Christian Dior)

Flower Power

Pre-dating jewelry, women wore flowers as accessories. Equal parts delicate and quirky, a range of fully bloomed florals were a mainstay on the fall runways at designers like Ulla Johnson, Saint Laurent, and Brandon Maxwell.

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Saint Laurent, Ulla Johnson, Brandon Maxwell

(Image credit: Saint Laurent, Ulla Johnson, Brandon Maxwell)
Sara Holzman
Style Director

Sara Holzman is the Style Director at Marie Claire, covering runway trends and tracking down the latest finds to buy and wear. When she’s not writing about fashion, she pens about the best places to jet-off to.