Brooches Are The Tiny Trend Taking Over 2023

ICYMI: the colorful and bejeweled brooch is making a serious comeback. These cute accessories can really up your outfit through fun texture or a little pop of color.

Celebs and influencers alike are bringing new life to this classic accessory, and TBH, we’re totally here for it. We love any excuse to accessorize more or, better yet, show off our personal style, so you know this is one trend we’ll be jumping on. Here’s everything you new to know about this trend – from how to style a brooch to WTH it is.

​What is a brooch?

A brooch is a decorative jewelry item that you attach to garments, often to fasten them together. Brooches come in all shapes and sizes, but they’re usually made up of a metal component (like silver or gold), similar to traditional jewelry.

Is it old fashioned to wear a brooch?

No! Brooches are back in style. They add the perfect hint of unique detail to an outfit, and are being worn by your fave celebs (think Michael B. Jordan) on red carpets and fashion influencers on IG and TikTok.

How do I style a brooch?

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The key to wearing a brooch is knowing how to style it. Luckily for us, there are so many ways brooches can elevate your look from basic to fabulous, and these influencers are here to show us the ropes.

What should I do if I don’t want holes in my clothes?

Since traditional brooches are pins, repetitive use could lead to damage. Luckily, there are magnetic alternatives to ensure your brooches and clothes remain in-tact.

Can I DIY a brooch?

Totally! If you have a favorite (or spare) statement earring lying around, a pendant charm, or other fun item, you can easily DIY your own brooch.

Where can I buy a brooch?

Check out any of these shops for brooches that will definitely upgrade your style.

How To Style A Brooch

1. Spice up a simple jacket with one (or ten!) brooches for a variety of visual interest.

2. Add some brooches to a knit or straw hat for some extra pizazz.

3. Create a faux-embellished neckline.

4. Replace cufflinks for this pretty and practical alternative.

5. Line a chunky knit cardigan for a faux-button look.

6. Jazz up your mask.

7. Accessorize a blouse or tee.

8. DIY your own statement necklace.

9. Make your summer overalls extra cute with a brooch on the chest.

10. Stand out with a brooch x scarf pairing.

11. Accentuate a silhouette by adding multiple brooches in a line.

12. Add jeweled brooches to a tee for an aesthetic contrast.

Brooches We're Loving For 2023

Loren Hope Stevie Brooch in Turquoise

Loren Hope Stevie Brooch in Turquoise ($238)

This brooch is such a fun way to add a pop of color *and* some sparkle to a basic sweater, blouse or jacket.

AVD Marina Beads Evil Eye Brooch

AVD Marina Beads Evil Eye Brooch ($34)

Protect your spirit with this fabulous evil eye accessory.

Inspired Jewelry XXX Sun Brooch

Inspired Jewelry XXX Sun Brooch ($32)

Channel some joy with this vintage gold brooch.

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