15 Hoaxes for Bottega Veneta’s $820 Chunky Earrings
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Earlier this year, fashion editors held their breath waiting for Matthieu Blazy’s debut collection for Bottega Veneta. Building on Daniel Lee’s modern vision, Blazy has taken it a step further with the addition of comfortable staples like denim jeans and a white tank top, along with specially designed outfits and outfits. . The brand is no stranger to viral trending moments — it often makes them — and for the Fall/Winter 2022 fashion season, it’s clear that Blazy has been a smash hit. But the noisy item in question was not a handbag or a pair of shoes, but a pair of earrings.
You can always be sure of a standout accessory moment from Bottega Veneta, and the brand has built its reputation on a paparazzi snap thanks to Kendall Jenner. The model stepped out in a voluptuous look from the collection, featuring a pale yellow dress with a pair of chunky gold earrings. Since then, it didn’t take long before the images found their target audience on TikTok, with most users eyeing Jenner’s larger-than-life drop earrings. Made from silver, the teardrop-shaped jewelry almost looks like a ring when worn on the ear. The earrings are available in both silver and gold plated versions with prices starting at $780 for the medium size, rising to $1,350 for the large version. Despite their hefty price tag, like most buzzy items online, the earrings almost sold out every time they were replenished.
But a true editor never lets an out-of-stock message spoil the fun, so I’ve found some gorgeous (and less expensive) alternatives that you don’t have to wait to buy. For the full coverage of viral trends and to buy some great hoaxes, keep scrolling.