Multiple midlife ear piercings and a special offer

The sparkly chandelier earrings are taking a sabbatical. My multiple midlife ear piercings require a reboot. Now that there are three holes (again) in my left ear and one in the right, I’ve had to rethink my earring arrangement. Playing around with a line-up of more delicate silver styles, I have single studs from Astley Clark and hoops from Melissa Joy ManningRead more

Statement earrings without the sagging lobes

The statement earring is one of my signature pieces and the easiest way to perk up a Gentlewomanly outfit . There are some wonderful, shoulder-scraping styles around for autumn, but recently I’ve noticed that wearing big heavy diamanté statement earrings (and my favourite J.Crew chandeliers ) is starting to take its toll. Sagging lobes; it’s an issue. To preventRead more

Bring on the clip-on earrings

Once dismissed as pain-inducing lobe-squeezers, I’ve recently come round to clip-on earrings. Over Easter, we spent a few days in the Cotswolds and found a fantastic vintage store, in Cirencester, with an array of wonderful vintage earrings. I had already selected a couple of pairs, when the owner told me that a friend of Shirley Bassey’s used toRead more