In a recent interview, Rihanna gushed about her love of fake, costume jewelry from the mall. Though she can afford the best baubles the world has to offer, Rih Rih is clearly a member of team #cheap&chic. And who can blame her? A $10 stack of bangles or a $5 cocktail ring can be the perfect finishing touch for any look. But let’s be clear, all affordable jewelry isn’t created equally. That’s why we rounded up a dozen necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more that have a serious "luxe for less" appeal. These picks range from classic to trendy to edgy, and they all have a major wow factor.
Patrice J. Williams is a NYC-based writer and on-air style expert behind Looking Fly on a Dime. Her motto is your style is never determined by your wallet. Follow Patrice on Twitter and Instagram for daily style inspiration.