Trend alert: Chunky rings are back in style

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The plastic rings you used to pair with your handmade alphabet bead bracelets are back, and yes, they are just as kitschy as you remember. Bold yet child-like, these oversized oval and rectangular styles feature eclectic gemstone baubles and have been serving up plenty of ’90s nostalgia across Instagram.

You might be cringing right now but a verdict has been reached amongst fashion bloggers and celebrities alike: more is more in 2021 and these chunky rings are here to stay. Here we have rounded up the hottest styles in town so you can stock up on this season’s most coveted rings:

La Manso Hottie Knuckle Duster

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Punch away all your 2020 woes with the La Manso Hottie Knuckle Duster. As seen on the likes of Bella Hadid, Dua Lipa and Miley Cyrus, it is confirmed that the iconic Knuckle Duster is everyone’s newest obsession. What’s more, each purchase from La Manso comes with a pair of cream latex gloves, which is probably the best freebie you can get under a pandemic. Pair the Hottie with a bold red lip and you’re all set to go on a night out (or to the supermarket).

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Dinosaur Designs Resin Malachite Pebble Ring

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Sustainable Australian brand Dinosaur Designs is known for their sleek, earthy-toned designs made from unprocessed resin, a waste by-product of the oil industry. Sage is all the rage these days and if you are looking to bring a splash of green into your fit, this ring is for you. As each Dinosaur Design ring is handmade, the swirl design on every ring will be different so you know yours is one-of-a-kind.

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Blackcurrant Pop Love Heart

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Travel back to the era of Clueless and ring pops with Blackcurrant Pop’s Love Heart ring. Made with pink glitter resin and topped with a pastel violet “HUG ME” heart slogan, this ring is as ’90s chick flick as you can get and makes for the perfect hand candy.

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Riice Diamond Ring

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Riice’s Diamond Ring is a sign for you to get your groove on. Studded with colourful mini crystals in a checked pattern, this ring is basically a disco light for your finger. Pair it with some colourful flared pants, blast some ABBA, and channel your inner Dancing Queen.

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Mon Cher Moi Yves Klein

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Boasting an almost sold-out website, Mon Cher Moi is the next big thing —you’re in luck that this ring is still in stock. Made from brass, the ring is hand painted with enamel in a stunning cobalt. As it’s name suggests, the design is inspired by Yves Klein’s sculpture-sponges and screams our favourite Play-Doh in the best way possible.

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Smell the Cactus Yellow Lucite Ring with Semi Precious Stones

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If we made crowns for our fingers, this ring would be it. This Smell the Cactus yellow ring is made from lucite, an acrylic glass that is also taking over the ring making scene alongside resin. The ring’s pastel hues make it easy to style, and its three different coloured stones would add a bunch of fun to any outfit.

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