Insect inspired jewellery is looming large this season. Insects like bees, beetles and butterflies are taking centre stage, with everyone from designers such as Alexander McQueen to high street stores like Topshop incorporating insect inspired wares into their collections. While the idea of wearing insect inspired jewellery might at first send shivers down your spine, all thoughts of creepy crawlies will be long gone upon viewing some of this season’s stylish pieces. Check out our selection of insect inspired jewellery that won’t creep you out.
Bugs, what bugs? You’ll have to look closely at this Topshop bracelet to spot the variety of bees and beetles hidden among its pastel stone flowers. This bit of insect inspired jewellery is a great choice for spring. Team it with a crisp white dress and metallic shoes and accessories for a polished and pretty look.
Add a playful touch to your everyday jewellery with this kitschy bug ring set from Forever 21. The set of five rings features various insect motifs like butterflies, ladybugs, bees, and spiders. At just under $6, it’s an affordable way to incorporate this quirky trend into your wardrobe.
Get ready to dazzle with this diamante embellished ladybug pendant by Johnny Loves Rosie. The pendant has a delicate design, with a rose gold finish, and hangs on a fine chain. Wear it with an outfit of an open collared shirt, cuffed jeans, and strappy sandals for an effortless off-duty look.
You can always count on Alexander McQueen for statement making jewellery and accessories. This oversized butterfly ring features an intricate design with the luxury label’s signature crystal-embellished skull appearing in the centre. Wear it alone to really let it stand out.
This gold tone bee necklace from Pixie Market is a subtle way to incorporate the insect trend into your outfit. A simple gold tone bee charm hangs off of a slim chain necklace. It would look great worn alone, or even layered with other necklaces of different lengths.
For something a little bit left of centre, check out these cicada earrings by Erica Weiner. The polished brass earrings feature life size representations of the mysterious cicada. They’re a pretty affordable buy, at around $30 and would add a quirky touch to a basic everyday outfit.
Bee motifs are proving to be popular, and this Topshop bee ring is an affordable way to incorporate some insect inspired jewellery into your outfit. The metal bee sits on top of a slim band and you could easily stack the ring with other slim bands for a punchier look.
These glam bug earrings by Betsey Johnson are guaranteed to add some extra sparkle to your spring outfits. The gold tone stud earrings feature oversized bug motifs with sparkling crystals as wings. Make the most of the playful design and team them with bold prints and bright colours.
This insect inspired bracelet from Pixie Market features an abstract bee motif. The gold tone bracelet is adorned with a multicoloured gem bee design. It’s a colourful piece of costume jewellery that could be worn during the day or night, to accompany various outfits.
As you can see, this season’s range of insect inspired jewellery comes in playful designs and high end finishes. What do you think of the insect inspired jewellery trend? Which of these pieces would you most want to wear?
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