jewelry inspired by celebrity red carpet looks

Jewelry Inspired by Celebrity Red Carpet Looks

Now that award season has officially wrapped up following the Oscars, let’s talk jewelry. Celebrities near and far flocked to Hollywood to celebrate wins and congratulate peers, all while dressed to the nines. From metallic dresses to silky gowns, we’ve matched top red carpet looks to James Allen pieces that will make you feel like a star.

jewelry inspired by celebrity red carpet looks


Angelina Jolie + White Gold Pavé Diamond Bangle

14K White Gold Pavé Diamond Bangle ( 2 CTW. )

How angelic is Angelina Jolie’s white feathered dress at the Critics’ Choice Awards? For your own take on the look, go for this eternity style bangle—it has the hallmarks of a halo, with diamonds all around. Plus, it’s versatile enough to be worn as red carpet jewelry or as an everyday piece.

Gal Gadot + Sapphire Accented Halo Ring

Gal Gadot's Platinum Sapphire Accented Falling Edge Engagement Ring

When it comes to red carpet jewelry, engagement rings can have the same effect as cocktail rings. Dazzling and dramatic, this ring is adorned with sapphires set around the outer edge of the pavé halo. It goes hand in hand with the embellished fringe of the Wonder Woman actress’ metallic dress at the Critics’ Choice Awards.

Kerry Washington + Interlocking White and Black Diamond Necklace

Intertwining necklace to match Kerry Washington's red carpet outfit

It’s no secret that this red carpet season brought about a number of female-empowerment movements, from Time’s Up to #MeToo. Stars including Kerry Washington wore all black in solidarity at the Golden Globes to stand up for equality in Hollywood. Channel the Scandal actress’ style with this interlocking diamond pendant featuring the dark hue.

Reese Witherspoon + Green Emerald Vintage Ring in Rose Gold

Reese Witherspoon's 1.110 Carat Round Natural Green Emerald Floral Halo Engagement Ring

At the Screen Actors Guild Awards, Reese Witherspoon opted for an emerald green gown with old Hollywood curls. Reese’s classic look can be styled with this vintage rose gold halo ring—see it in 360° for a closer view of the gemstone’s shine. Red carpet jewelry perfection.

Nicole Kidman + Diamond and Marquise Sapphire Stackable Ring

Nicole Kidman's 14K White Gold Round Brilliant Diamond And Marquise Sapphire Wedding Ring

At the Oscars, Reese’s Big Little Lies co-star Nicole Kidman dazzled in dark blue. To harmonize with the color of her sculptural gown, go for this diamond and marquise sapphire wedding ring. Yes, it’s designed to fit side by side with a matching engagement ring or a few stackable rings, but it can also be worn alone for a subtle touch of glam.

Emma Stone + Magnolia Ruby and Diamond Earrings

red carpet jewelry and earrings to match Emma Stone's Oscars outfit

Unexpected, right? Emma Stone opted for a silky pantsuit instead of a traditional gown this year at the Oscars. To match her scarlet red jacket, we’re all for these magnolia ruby and diamond earrings. The milgrain detail running along the floral-inspired outline adds a charming dash of character.

Lupita Nyong’o + Art-Deco Inspired Pavé Diamond Necklace

Yellow gold necklace to match Lupita Nyongo's red carpet Oscars dress

Lupita Nyong’o sashayed onto the Oscars’ red carpet in a head-turning gold number. For a piece of jewelry that would sum up the Black Panther actress’ ensemble, consider this Art-Deco inspired pavé diamond necklace. With clean, geometric lines, it complements rather than competes with the look.

Allison Janney + Pear-Shaped Pink Sapphire Ring

Allison Janney's 1.79 Carat Pear Natural Pink Sapphire Perfect Pavé Engagement Ring

Leave it up to Allison Janney to pull off a vibrant pink dress at the Independent Spirit Awards. To match the I, Tonya actress’ outfit, pick up a ring in a similar hue. Lately, we’ve noticed scores of celebrities rocking pear shaped engagement rings, a style that’s here to stay. Engaged or not, this pink sapphire gem makes a bold statement for sure.

In case you would like more celeb inspo take a look at our Grammy-inspired jewelry. You can also check out more styles or design your own here.

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New Year’s Eve Jewelry for a Night Out

City lights, cocktail parties and that infamous glittering ball. Where else would you rather be on New Year’s Eve? By now, you’re probably thinking about what outfit to wear for such an eventful night. Perhaps the harder choice is deciding which jewelry pieces to complement your outfit. With so many precious stones out there, we feel you. Read on for our roundup of favorite New Year’s Eve jewelry to ring in 2018 right.

New Year’s Eve Jewelry Picks


Little black dress on left and 18k White Gold Emerald Shaped Pink Tourmaline and Half Moon Diamond Three Stone Ring

The most classic of classics is the little black dress, aka LBD, when it comes to formal attire for any social mixer. To add some interest, pair it with something unexpected, such as a one-of-a-kind cocktail ring. With an emerald-shaped pink tourmaline and half-moon shaped diamonds surrounding it, this jewel is a bold one for sure.


14K White Gold Three Prong Flower Clasp Diamond Tennis Bracelet

When picking out your New Year’s Eve jewelry, you can’t go wrong with a tennis bracelet. Here, we have a quintessential style with a twist—there’s a flower motif on the clasp. So why not take that idea to the next level? Wear it with a floral printed outfit. The solid color of the white gold complements the busy print of the outfit.


14K White Gold Aquamarine And Diamond Falling Edge Halo Necklace

It’s easy to just throw on a sparkling silver mini cocktail dress and call it a day, but for those who dream of a brighter New Year’s Eve attire, pair your sequined grown with a bright aquamarine halo necklace. As the diamonds cover all sides of the setting, it’ll catch glimpses of light from every angle.


14K Rose Gold Pavé Twist Diamond Engagement Ring

Maybe you got engaged recently and don’t have a ring yet. Hey, spontaneous proposals are sometimes the best ones. It has its perks, too. You can be a part of the ring selection process—something many only dream of. If this is the case, check out the above rose gold pavé twist diamond ring. Plus, it’ll match nicely with just about any New Year’s Eve outfit. We have a thing for rose gold – can you tell?


Red ruby and diamond earrings for your New Year's Eve jewelry look

New Year’s Eve jewelry with rubies are a surefire way to make a statement, especially with halo accents around a brilliant diamond. These white gold, ruby and diamond earrings are the perfect New Year’s Eve jewels to go with a deep red ruffled dress. Put on both and channel the Dancing Lady emoji. All eyes will be on you.


14K White Gold Alternating Emerald And Diamond Tennis Bracelet

Going green is always a good idea. Start off the New Year right with a positive mindset by wearing the color that has long been synonymous with luck. Play up the sparkle in this dress by adding a white gold emerald and diamond bracelet. With alternating emeralds and diamonds providing a bold burst of color, who knew perfection could be so easy?


New Year's Eve jewelry with geometric star pave diamond earrings

A New Year’s Eve jewelry guide is surely not complete without a pair of 14K white gold geometric star pavé diamond studs. Just like looking at the clouds, some may see this six-pointed shape differently, perhaps as more of a snowflake. Either way, when matched with a fancy ensemble, it’s a wondrous look indeed.


New Year's Eve Jewelry Open Swirl Blue Sapphire and Diamond Necklace

Going to a friend’s get-together at their home? All the more reason to look effortlessly chic in luxe loungewear. By adding a touch of New Year’s Eve jewelry, you’ll look dressed up in an instant. We say, go for this open swirl blue sapphire and diamond necklace. You don’t see these everyday. Now, get ready for the countdown—this is your year!

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