Best clip earrings 2022 to add to your jewelry collection

ByThomas J. Pawlak

Jul 28, 2022

The idea of ​​clip-on earrings can transport you back to your childhood playing dress up with sparkly patterns while looking forward to your parents doing it. ultimately let your ears be pierced.

But now, alongside body chains and birthstone jewelry, clip-on earrings are back as the latest fashion trend and our lobes are living for it.

From the front and from the side, the clips look just like any other earring – the real magic happens on the back. They’re secured to the ear with painless, sturdy clips – an important feature to ensure they stay firmly in place and you don’t spend the evening looking like a pirate when one inevitably falls off.

We firmly believe that earrings instantly transform an outfit. Simple, must-have gems can add a splash of color to a classic white t-shirt and jeans combo, or add a bit of glitz and glamor to summer dresses.

So no matter how you plan to style your clip earrings, we’ve rounded up some of the best on the market right now. From vintage designer earrings to simple and elegant looks, we guarantee a style to suit everyone.

Mismatched daisy on hoop clip on earrings


Nothing says summer like flowers, and this set of mismatched daisy clip earrings is perfect for sprucing up an outfit. We love the delicate style of the gold drops and the handmade design means no two sets are the same. The spiral clip back is easy to attach and the non-slip silicone pad is great for comfort.

Susan Caplan Vintage Nina Ricci 22k Gold Plated Swarovski Crystal Criss Cross Clip-On Earrings

john lewis

Throwback to the 1980s, these vintage 22k gold plated earrings were a staple in the Nina Ricci collection. The criss-cross design is accented with sparkling Swarovski crystals, making them perfect for special occasions. Clip-on backs are sturdy and fit snugly to most ears. A true limited edition gem that you will cherish forever.

Shrimp Crystal Shrimp Earrings for Women


Can’t go on vacation this year? Bring a touch of the ocean close to your ears with these sparkling crystal shrimp earrings. The 10 cm long silver earrings are adorned with diamond crystals and a faux teardrop pearl. Originally included in Shrimps’ Resort 2020 collection, these are an absolute must-have if you like stylish yet playful jewelry.

Emma Holland Clip-On Hoop Earrings, Silver

john lewis

Another classic and elegant clip-on style from Emma Holland, this time in a polished silver tube hoop. Slightly thicker than cheaper hoop earrings, they perfectly enhance an outfit in a subtle way. The clip closure is completely invisible and comfortable to wear all day. The diameter measures 2.5 inches.

Clip-on earrings Les Néréides Alice in Wonderland, Alice and the Red Queen

The Nereids

Embrace the weird and wacky world of jewelry with these Alice in Wonderland clip earrings. With Alice as a cat and the Queen of Hearts as a frog, this is a unique set that will add a playful touch to your outfit. The craftsmanship of Les Néréides jewelery is exceptional and we love the attention to detail in color and design.

Vintage Givenchy Gold Plated Faux Pearl Clip-on Earrings

john lewis

For the fashion enthusiasts among us, you won’t want to miss these rare 1980s style Givenchy studs. Beautifully crafted, they feature a striking faux pearl center and bold “Givenchy Paris” lettering on the outer layer. Although more expensive than other clips, the attention to detail and craftsmanship is exceptional, making this a timeless set.

Mixed metal clip-on hoop earrings


If you’re looking for everyday must-have earrings, look no further than this selection of mixed metal hoop earrings from Claire’s. Each pack contains three pairs in silver, gold and rose gold, all measuring different diameters. At just £5, it’s a bargain you don’t want to miss.

Susan Caplan 1980s Vintage Teal and Enamel Clip-on Earrings

Susan Caplan

Spruce up your hoops with this vintage 1980s set that sees marbled teal and enamel in a beautiful gold crisscross pattern. The hoop measures 2.5cm and has a comfortable and easy closure that is one of the most secure we have seen.

Elicola 4 pairs of dangling clip earrings


For dangling earrings that make a statement, treat yourself to not one but four beautiful pairs for under £10. The earrings feature a faux pearl drop, geometric shapes, and twisted leaves, making them perfect for any outfit and occasion. Lengths vary from 5.7cm to 7.8cm and the soft silicone pad provides a good level of padding to increase comfort.

Susan Caplan 1980s Vintage Faux Pearl Clip-On Earring

Susan Caplan

Part of the Rediscovered Collection, these timelessly elegant faux pearl earrings are a must-have. The gold-plated coloring deftly complements the luminous pearl, and the pear-shaped drop evokes the eternally chic ’80s trends that are still so popular today.

Ears La Marta


Get ready for an endless stream of compliments as you add a pop of color to your life with these Earsass earrings. The fun gold marbled effect is paired perfectly with a bold and bright blue to create your next favorite pair of earrings. Most of Earsass’ earrings are available in clip-on and pierced styles.

Susan Caplan 1980s Vintage Ornate Flower Clip-On Earring

Susan Caplan

Flower power meets opulent elegance in this set of earrings as a stunning amethyst Swarovski crystal forms the center of a gold-plated flower. The faux pearl on top adds another layer of luxury, while perfectly concealing the clip closure which is discreet and sturdy.