Sometimes you want to pile on the jewels: a cluster of bracelets, six hoops along your earlobe, or a tangle of vintage necklaces. Other times, you want just one superspecial piece—like a cocktail ring. Because if you’ve got a thirteen-carat cabochon emerald on your finger, what else do you really need?
Cocktail rings have a retro, Art Deco vibe that’s perfect for a New Year’s Day bash, especially if you, like us, have run out of holiday-dressing steam, and are feeling for a more strategic kind of glitz.
Shop the 10 best cocktail rings from Sidney Garber, Solange Azagury-Partridge, and more, then wear one (or a few, à la Gucci!) anytime you need to make a big impact with little effort.