January 7, 2013

Rings on Every Finger

I've adored big rings for as long as I can remember.  My grandma would give me fabulous pieces of costume jewelry.  And I remember an English teacher commenting on my "gaudy" rings back in high school.  The obsession has only grown in recent years... I LOVE wearing a ring on every finger.  Grandma's passed-down costume jewelry, antique store treasures, thrift shop finds.

Hey Hey Haleigh and I found a bunch of rings in all their vintage, gaudy glory at a local shop called Tangerine Zebra.  Of course, I had to try them all on for her to snap a pic!  And you can also bet I didn't get out of the store without buying one.  (I bought the big jade one on my middle finger.) 

And I found these three beauties (and that cute little watch) at a hometown antique store over Thanksgiving weekend.  They were cheap treasures, too, for just a few bucks a piece---gotta love a bargain!

Rings are my favorite accessory.  The only problem is that I've accrued such a collection that I don't have enough fingers to display them all on a daily basis!

...And I'm not the only one!

One of my favorite ladies and admired style icons, Florence Welch shows hers off (along with a birdcage tattoo) above.  

Too much?  Never!  I love the gypsy look!

What's your favorite accessory?  And do you prefer one key piece that gets all the attention?  ...Or do you overload in excess like I do with rings?  ;)


  1. i never really liked rings. my fingers swell when it gets hot so it's uncomfortable. :( necklaces, however, are my FAVORITE.
    xoxo, lauren

  2. I've always liked the look of big, chunky rings. I used to devour Jacqueline Wilson's books as a kid, and she famously wears huge rings on every finger, and I think that started my fascination.

  3. I absolutely love your style! I love the look although it's nothing like mine, I've just started wearing more jewelry and can't wait to add more to my collection.


  4. I'm obsessed with wearing tons of rings like this! I really like midi- rings too. Love your blog my darling!


  5. First of all I stumbled upon your blog and I love it! I too have hand me down rings from my grandmother, I cannot bear to take them off! Rings on every finger, especially ones that have memories are the best :)