If collecting seashells by the seashore evokes feelings of nostalgia about childhood vacations, you’re not alone. Surfer-esque beach mementos continue to inspire for one of summer’s sweetest jewelry trends, which first made fashion waves in SS18. Now the trend continues to evolve as designers are refining their take on souvenir shop classics by mixing in gold or oceanic materials like freshwater pearls and coral. These luxe updates along with more sculptural shapes allow for the jewelry to pair well with beachwear and sophisticated silhouettes alike. And with The Little Mermaid remake set to come out next year, we have a feeling under-the-sea inspo isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.
These architectural earrings get their name from nautilus staircases, which are inspired by the mollusc's curved shell.
A shell necklace that makes a statement on its own but can also be layered beautifully.
A handcrafted piece that incorporates an elegant opal accent.