Classic and Modern Jewelry for the Holidays from Kendra Scott

blogger hoang-kim cung styles classic and modern jewelry for the holidays from kendra scott

This year Kendra Scott invited me to curate a holiday gift guide for their website and actually seeing it online has been so surreal. Everyone in Texas knows what a little yellow box means! I started wearing the brand in college and it’s been my go-to ever since. I fell in love with the jewelry because it’s attainably priced, well made and always makes a statement. Truly, I always feel my best when I’m wearing Kendra Scott. In honor of my gift guide launching and the first day of December, I wanted to walk you through some of my favorite picks to wear this season, from holiday dinners to family photos, focused on classic and modern jewelry.

blogger hoang-kim cung styles classic and modern jewelry for the holidays from kendra scott

Livy Huggie Earrings

Huggies are a great compromise style as they’re smaller than hoops but draw a little more attention than studs. I find the asymmetry of these earrings especially fun because you don’t even notice it at first! The crystals are well sized, and the double hoop helps them stand out even more.

Finley Band Ring

I think when you have the resources to justify it, diamond jewelry can be a fantastic investment. Now that I’m pregnant, I also think more seriously about being able to hand it down to my future children. I love this band because it’s very much unique while still feeling timeless.

Davis Luxe Drop Earrings

If you’re looking for something more elevated than traditional costume jewelry but can’t invest in fine jewelry, sterling silver and gold vermeil are good mid-range options. True to their name, these earrings are absolutely luxe! Instead of diamonds, they’re framed with lookalike white sapphires, and the faceting of the center stone creates extra shine. While they’re certainly not casual, I think you could get away with wearing these to a range of places.

Arden Statement Hoop Earrings

Out of all the pieces on this list, these earrings are my top pick for holiday parties. The acetate is such a fun and unexpected material, and feels like even more modern jewelry with the gold accents.

Alex Drop Earrings

If you want smaller statement earrings with the iconic stones Kendra Scott is known for, you can’t go wrong with this timeless pair! The one-of-a-kind variation of stones is absolutely beautiful but they can also add a lot of weight, so a silhouette like this is perfect.

Danielle Convertible Link Earrings

Kendra Scott has a lot of modern jewelry with modular designs that provide an incredible value for the price. These earrings come with a reversible drop link that can also be removed for you to wear the huggies alone. You get a little bit of everything in one purchase!

Ellie Stud Earrings

Regardless of the holidays, I think these studs are a fantastic year-round buy. You get that famous iconic stone in a style that’s very wearable for the everyday and still stands out! What I love about them in particular is their size. They’re bigger than typical studs, but not overly large at all.

Michelle Strand Necklace

This diamond and 14k gold strand is one of those pieces that if you can splurge on yourself or receive as an early gift, would be wonderful to wear everyday throughout the holidays and moving forward. The length can be adjusted quite a bit, again representing Kendra Scott’s commitment to value, which I appreciate even more at this higher price point.

Davis Luxe Charm Necklace

Between the white sapphire frame and gold vermeil that truly gleams, this necklace is simply beautiful. I like the price as well, because it’s right between an everyday indulgence and a true splurge. The complimentary engraving adds such a special touch!

Large Jewelry Box

You can’t forget a place to put it all! I’ve had this jewelry box for a while now and it remains one of my favorite purchases. The sleek white lacquer is just gorgeous and I love how roomy the interior is. The glass on top is also nice because I can see my favorite jewelry!

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