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Pearls Are In (Again)! Here Are 20 Modern Ways to Wear Them

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One of the biggest jewelry trends to reemerge this year is the simple pearl. Instead of returning back to the scene as a pair of stud earrings, the shiny pearl is now the mainstay of hair accessories, larger jewelry pieces, and even clothing and shoes. Play around with the fad via a new scrunchie or a pair of studded sandals from our list below.

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Deepa Gurnani Blaire Bow Scrunchie, $45, Shopbop, shopbop.com

Add multiple pearls to your outfit with the help of this eye-catching scrunchie!

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Heart Choker, $45, Wildflower Nola, @wearwildflower 

Keep things simple with this graceful necklace from Wildflower. Layer it with your other pieces or let it shine on its own. 

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3.1 Phillip Lim Faux-Pearl Trim Satin Drape Blouse, $395, Saks Fifth Avenue, saksfifthavenue.com

A plain, solid blouse will serve you well, but one with pearls is instantly more appealing.

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Brinker & Eliza Double Take Hoop Earrings, $138, Shopbop, shopbop.com

Embrace the bold in this summer-friendly pair of earrings.

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Margaret Ellis Double Expresso Necklace, $940, Joseph, josephstores.com

If you prefer neutral accessories, this unassuming necklace is the ideal addition to any outfit.

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Oceana Earrings, $54, Wildflower Nola, @wearwildflower

Embody the modern day pearl with this golden pair. Pair with an all-white outfit to pack an extra punch!

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World Is Your Oyster Clutch, $38, The Elizabeth Chronicles, theelizabethchronicles.com

Perfect for dinner and dancing in a beach town, this bag is the subtle way to sport the trend.

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Stunner Embellished Strappy Slide Sandal, $69.95, Nordstrom, shop.nordstrom.com

Skip the heels and opt for trendy slides instead. We adore this ultra-feminine pair of pearl-studded shoes!

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Thin Gold Hoops, $40, Wildflower Nola, @wearwildflower

Add a touch of glamour to your everyday look with these lightweight and versatile hoops.

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14k Yellow Gold Diamond and Fresh Water Pearl Ring, $595, Effy, effyjewelry.com

This ring has all of our favorite things: gold, diamonds, and of course, pearls.

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Maria bag, $250, Loeffler Randal, loefflerrandall.com

A sweet, beaded bag is an easy and effortless way to wear more pearls.

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Clasina Pearl Ear Cuff Set, $42, Baublebar, baublebar.com

For a smaller set of earrings, these Baublebar cuffs will do the trick.

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Jennifer Behr Prianna Earrings, $348, Shopbop, shopbop.com

More is more with these multi-layered Swarovski pearl earrings!

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Mixed Pearl Barrette, $98, Lele Sadoughi, lelesadoughi.com

Get your hair in on the trend with this barrette featuring different sizes of pearls. It will dress up any casual, everyday look or complement more formal attire.

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Margaret Ellis Pearl Bangle Set, $440, Joseph, josephstores.com

Stack your wrist in these gorgeous bracelets from Joseph. 

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18k White Gold, Cultured Pearls, and Diamond Drop, $3,300, Adler's, adlersjewelry.com

It's hard to resist the charm of these dazzling earrings from Adler's. 

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Oversized Gumball Hair Tie, $38, Lele Sadoughi, lelsadoughi.com

The childhood hair accessory just got a sophisticated upgrade. This pearl bobble will dress up any ponytail, bun, or braid!

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18k White Gold, White Diamond, Brown Diamond, White Pearl, and Black Pearl Earrings, $3,000, Adler's, adlersjewelry.com

Upgrade your formal set of pearls to this mismatched pair, which also features stunning white and brown diamonds.

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Tory Burch Emmy Embellished T-Strap Sandal, $125.99, Joseph, josephstores.com

Mark our words: We'll be wearing these pearl-adorned shoes the rest of the season.

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Chan Luu Pearl Halo Hoop Earrings, $86, Shake Your Bon Bon, shakeyourbonbon.com

If you prefer dainty jewelry, this delicate set of hoops is the perfect pair.