Yes, a wedding is all about proclaiming your love for another in front of family and friends – but every blushin’ bride wants to walk away from her special day with photos beautiful enough to make a Vogue editor weep. And nothing dials up a wedding snap quite like a showstopping pair of statement earrings.

Whether you can *just* see them peeking out from behind a veil, or they’re the piece-de-resistance to your understated updo, shoulder-grazing styles are where it’s at.

The best bit? You’ll love them long after your naked cake goes stale. 

JENNIFER BEHR

?? The secret is out! You may have seen little hints, but we’ve officially launched the Jennifer Behr Jewelry collection. Hand-painted in our Brooklyn Studio, we are so in love with the Aviva Chandelier Earrings (a gorgeous way to leap into Spring). Link in bio for more info ?????? #jenniferbehr #SS17

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Jennifer Lawrence, Chrissy Teigen and Elle Fanning are all super fans of NYC-based Jennifer Behr‘s whimsical pieces. She’s most famous for her handmade headpieces, but we’re here for the label’s recently-launched jewellery collection. Hand-painted in Behr’s Brooklyn studio, the earrings are showstoppers.

SAMANTHA WILLS

It happened… The gorgeous ‘Hand over love’ grande earrings have all been snapped up! We’ve been thinking, and they’re too beautiful to leave you guys without…so we will be releasing more very soon! Make sure you’ve signed up to the waiting list to be notified once they’re back. #SamanthaWills #SamanthaWillsOfficial

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Aussie Samantha Wills can’t make jewellery fast enough, that’s how in-demand her affordable yet aesthetically on point pieces are with brides all around the world. Her boho-luxe pieces aren’t the type you’ll never see on anyone else, but they *are* ripe for double-duty: wear them on your wedding day, and after it.

CHRISTIE NICOLAIDES 

????? RG @julieprovis_makeupartist #christienicolaides

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You’ve probably seen Aussie designer Christie Nicolaides‘ bejeweled Cross earrings pop up on your Instagram feed, on account of the fact they’ve hung from the lobes of pretty much every blogger in the country, but there are plenty of other pieces to love from her collection of semi-precious stone-encrusted, glass, enamel, silver, gold-plated and brass jewellery. 

DINOSAUR DESIGNS

@novaorchid in our new Long Ruffle Feather Earring designed by @louise_olsen Photographed by @timgeorgeson. #dinosaurdesigns #sand #collection #jewellery #earrings

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Forever writing off Dinosaur Designs for your delicate jewellery needs because you’re not in resin? Big mistake. Huge. Sydney-based designers Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy have recently made a huge splash with their statement shoulder-grazers.

HOLLY RYAN 

Winter17 Campaign • @lutjekristin wearing the Layered Loop Earrings in gold set with Citrine stones. Available online now www.hollyryan.com.au • Photography @natlanyon makeup @alyssa.selin styling @hjr_____

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Buzzed-about local designer Holly Ryan dreams up earrings that are *made* for an understated updo, if you ask this writer. Or, if you’re all about those tousled wave, let them peek out from behind your curtain of hair.

LUCY FOLK

Queen of the night ?? #lucyfolk

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If you know the work of Sydney-based designer Lucy Folk, you know her jewellery’s not for the faint hearted. What it is for: amazing wedding photos you’ll never look back on and cringe.

CORNELIA WEBB

#corneliawebb #corneliawebbfornetaporter #pearl #hoop #earring @netaporter

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The outfit-transforming pieces by Stockholm-based designer Cornelia Webb toe the line between traditional and modern perfectly, for the would-be bride who isn’t afraid of taking a risk but doesn’t want to freak out grandma. She recently dropped a bridal collection exclusively on Net-A-Porter, so get in quick if you want a slice.

Wish you had the kind of spare $$ to invest in all of these show-stopping sets? If you win our current comp c/o Set for Life, you’ll find yourself with $20k in your pocket – that’s a whole earring wardrobe, right there. Enter here:

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Photo: Supplied / Cornelia Webb.

Shoulder-Grazing Statement Earrings That’ll Outshine Even You, The Bride