Dissecting a celeb's outfit is our favorite hobby, and today we're focusing on the statement earrings stars have been obsessed with lately. Knowing where EXACTLY they scored their opulent ear candies would be a great way to jump on the trend.
Based on research aka Insta-stalking, we found out that a lot of the pieces come from Cebu-based jewelry brand Sepa Cebu. According to its owner and Creative Director Dianne Espera, her designs started getting the attention of celebs 14 years ago. Dianne recalled, "My first celebrity client was Ana Marie Fegi. She used to be a regular for ASAP way back [in] 2004. I carried a different brand before when I started and a very good friend of mine brought her to my first ever fair and she bought soooo much!"
And the rest was history. Here are some of her present-day star-studded clientele:
Pia Wurtzbach's gold earrings are timeless picks that can be worn both in the beach and in the city.
BRB, adding Elisse Joson's pink floral earrings to our cart.
Jolina Magdangal's cream + gold pair can dress up even a plain tee and jeans outfit.
Julie Ann San Jose's off-white statement earrings balance her color-blocked OOTD.
Solenn Heussaff, obviously, is a fan of Sepa!
Vannessa Matsunaga's fuchsia earrings mimic her top's bold hue.
Fun fact: Dianne only needs less than five minutes to come up with eye-catching jewelry ideas. "I just simply go with what I like. [I] play with the materials and colors and basically just do mix and match until I find something I like. I can whip up a design in two minutes, but [it] takes about half a day or a full day for me to finalize details, and production for a pair could take less than three hours to about 48 hrs depending on the design. The brass pieces take a longer time to make, though," she explained.
Sepa earrings cost as low as P799 to as high as P4,500 a pair, which means it can cater to different types of budgets! You can order via their Facebook page and Instagram account. Sepa does custom-made designs, too!
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