By Hannah Connorton

With fancy up-dos and elegant gowns, celebrity fashion lends itself to earrings, so it’s no surprise the category is a major one when it comes to red carpet events, more premieres and film festivals. Chandelier and long drop-style pieces are still a popular trend, with many stars opting for colored gemstones or earrings laden with diamonds.

Check out the best celebrity earring styles from the past month below.

Salma Hayek wore Graziela’s Stormy Skies earrings, made in 14-karat white gold with pear-shaped turquoise and black tourmaline (below, $7,100), to the closing ceremony of the 38th Deauville American Film Festival in Deauville, France on Sept. 8.

The Closer actress Kyra Sedgwick (below) wore Adeler’s 14-karat textured gold Tear Drop earrings (price upon request) to the Los Angeles premiere of The Possession on Aug. 28.

Zoe Saldana wore Lana’s Flat Magic hoops with diamonds (below) on the cover of the Sept. 6-12 issue of Time Out New York.

Mad Men actress Elisabeth Ross (below) wore Joan Hornig’s 18-karat gold Love Me, Love Me Not earrings ($3,200) to the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London on Sept. 4.

Kate Hudson wore Dana Rebecca Designs’ one-of-a-kind Courtney Lauren Rainbow chrysocolla earrings (below, $6,160) to the Toronto Film Festival on Sept. 9.

Parks and Recreation’s Rashida Jones (below) wore Graziela’s Emerald Wings earrings made in dark rhodium-plated 14-karat yellow gold with Brazilian emeralds and white sapphires ($10,200) to the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards on Sept. 6.

French actress Berenice Marlohe (below) wore Adeler’s 18-karat yellow gold and chrysoprase earrings ($5,790) to the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London on Sept. 4.

Singer Jessica Simpson wore Vahan’s 14-karat gold and sterling silver onyx drop earrings (below, $3,000) on Good Morning America in New York on Sept. 11.

Singer Selena Gomez (below) wore Dana Rebecca Designs’ one-of-a-kind diamond and moonstone earrings (price upon request) to the Toronto Film Festival premiere of Spring Breakers on Sept. 7.

The Office’s Kate Flannery wore Takat’s cushion-cut tanzanite and diamond earrings (below, $70,000) to the BAFTA LA TV Tea event in Los Angeles on Sept. 22.

Magic Mike actress Olivia Munn wore De Beers’ Wildflowers chandelier earrings, featuring 812 diamonds set in white gold (below, $60,000), to the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London.


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