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A signature ear cuff unearthing memories

#ONYX_XOXO one-of-a-kind signature ear cuff | High Latitude Style |
#over40 #over50 Casual Friday outfit for work | High Latitude Style |
Ann Taylor blazer with GNW sweater, Kieselstein Cord belt, Loft distressed jeans, 3.1 Philip Lim bag, and Ivanka Trump pumps (all own)

When I was in college my style was quite different from what it is today. You can call it growing up or getting more mature or lifestyle change – whatever.

Nevertheless, I still love signature pieces from the time back then. You know what I talk about. This moment, when you see something like this one-of-a-kind signature leather ear cuff from ONYX XOXO and you think “Wow, I wish I had had that back when I was in college.”

#ONYX_XOXO one-of-a-kind signature ear cuff | High Latitude Style |
One-of-a-kind signature leather ear cuff with genuine leather, 14 karat chain and spike c/o ONYXC XOXO. The silver part wraps around the ear by twisting it counterclockwise around the right ear to secure the cuff in one gradual motion. The metal can be adjusted for a comfortable fit. The ear cuff is handmade in the USA

To understand why this ear cuff from ONXY XOXO fascinates me today, you need to know that as an undergraduate I was a motorcycle leather pants or distressed jeans with T-shirt and suede bomber jacket kind of gal with ankle boots or Chinese black Mary Anne flats. I loved to accessorize with nothing but one big statement earring or even better an ear cuff like this one.

Oh, how do I wish I had had this ear cuff back then. Such a stunning piece! The ear cuff is well made and worth its price of $150. If I had seen it back then I would have saved the money or asked my parents to give it to me as a birthday gift.

#ONYX_XOXO gift box | High Latitude Style |
Gift box in which the ear cuff c/o ONYX XOXO was wrapped

The fact that this ear cuff has a spike, a 14 karat chain and genuine leather made it perfect for my signature style back then. Back then as I do today, I would have liked that it is an artist piece, i.e. one-of-a-kind.

Today, I also like that it is handmade in the USA. Back then I did not spend much thoughts on that buying local is good for the environment because short transport means less emissions.

Does it also happen to you that a fashion item sends you down your style memory lane?


The OOTD shows how my style has mellowed (?) and/or shifted from full Rock’N Roll like the ear cuff to American classic with just a twist Rock’N Roll (distressed jeans).

How has your style changed? Do you still get excited about signature pieces that reflect your style of your youth? Isn’t this ONXY XOXO ear cuff a perfect piece for a twenty something with my style back then?

#over40 #over50 casual weekend outfit | High Latitude Style |
Loft distressed jeans with GNW luxe sweater, Kieselstein Cord belt and Ivanka Trump pumps (all own)

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Photos: G. Kramm, N. Mölders (2015)

Disclosure: The earcuff is a sample from ONYX XOXO. The post is not endorsed by ONYX XOXO. It represents my own honest opinion.

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