Usually it’s the latest It bag or a buzz-worthy shoe causing a frenzy on the fashion scene. This season, the Bottega Veneta drop earrings are the must-have item on everybody’s shopping list.
“We have received well over 100 requests for these earrings,” Gabriel Waller, global personal shopper for celebrities like Hailey Bieber and Khloé Kardashian (aka: the queen of finding in-demand, hard-to-source fashions), tells Vogue. “Although that is not unusual for one particular piece (for example: the Hermès Chypre or the Chanel quilted loafers reach far beyond that), it is the timeframe in which we received those requests.” Turns out the eager demands for the newly dropped jewels poured in quickly within an impressive 48-hour window.
What sparked the sudden interest? Well, Dua Lipa got a head start on the trend wearing the earrings early August. Then, Kendall Jenner made heads turn in a supersize gold pair at the U.S. Open on September 11. On the very same day, her little sister Kylie posed for a selfie on Instagram in the silver version.
Since then, the Jenners have been seen wearing Bottega Veneta’s drop earrings over and over again. After all, the bulbous silhouette feels a bit more timeless than any actual trend. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Bella Hadid are also trendsetters who might have influenced a few eager shoppers to immediately hit add to cart.
But those stars aren’t the only reason why these teardrop gems are so special. “They are a runway piece,” Waller goes on to explain. “So I believe they would have caught the attention of quite a lot of people when they were first spotted there.” Back in February, the beloved earrings made their debut appearance on the runway in Matthieu Blazy’s very first collection for the fashion house.
Below, take a closer look at how some of your favorite stars have been sporting the on-trend jewelry piece.
Originally published in Vogue.com