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What are you doing New Year's Eve? Wearing one of these pretty baubles, perhaps? If you're heading out to party on the last day of the year, it's a good excuse to go OTT glam. Think statement earrings, chunky cocktail rings, bold bracelets and eye-catching chokers. Look for fun extras like pops of colour, a mix of textures and interesting shapes. These 10 picks will put a twinkle in anyone's eye.
Chokers are back, and I'm into the all the new ways designers are making them feel fresh. This brass and crystal version is heavy and dramatic. It would look stunning with a red lip and cat eye.
Entropy Aerial Choker, $125, whiteelephantshop.ca
Tassel and fringe are on everything from bags to shoes to these delightful earrings. Go for the wine colour and add a hit of red, but the black and grey are just as fun.
Shashi Alicia Tassel Earrings, $54.05, shopbop.com
Calgary jewelry designer Kate Hewko always describes the energies the crystals and stones she uses in her designs can bring. This unique rainbow quartz ring instills hope and positivity and draws out negative energies.
Raw Rainbow Quartz Ring, $98, katehewko.com
The perfect little bag to carry the essentials on New Year's night. A delicate chain turns a sparkly clutch into a crossbody, which leaves your hands free for holding champagne and dancing.
Crossbody Bag with Beading, $49.90, zara.com
Give yourself a medal with these glittering glass earrings. There's a minimalist charm to this pair that feels sophisticated. Let them really shine with a high pony or messy bun.
Jeweled Medal Statement Earrings, $85, bananarepublic.ca
A standout piece that's a two-in-one choker and necklace. That fur pompom feels more cool than cutesy and the chain creates a layered look in perfect proportion.
Fur-Pompom Choker, $25, simons.ca
A classic knuckle duster straight out of a fifties film star's boudoir. This ring packs a punch – definitely don't do any punching while wearing it! An oversized milky glass stone is surrounded by Swarovski crystals on a 24k gold-plated band. It's a ring that will have you seeking out opportunities for which to wear.
Elizabeth Cole Eavan Cocktail Ring, $164, anthropologie.com
A chandelier earring with mixed metallic crystals will always elevate an outfit, from jeans and a cozy sweater to a floor-sweeping gown. I love the unadorned circles, they tone down the sparkle just the right amount.
Uniria Earrings, $20, aldoshoes.com
Toronto-based jewelry designer Corinne Anestopoulos creates beautiful, original pieces like this dramatic tassel collar. A necklace like this is the star of the show; keep your outfit neutral, but go ahead and finish it off with a bold lip.
Eclipse Tassel Collar, $189, ilovebiko.com
Pretty in pink, with a snakeskin vibe and a crisp gold bar, this envelope clutch is sweetly elegant. Play up a party dress with its slim lines or add a spark to a pantsuit.
Glitter Mesh Envelope Clutch, $49.95, lechateau.com