After years of believing that I was simply not a big-hoop-earring person, followed by a quite sudden realization that there was no reason I could not be a big-hoop-earring person, I spent months of obsessing over finding the perfect pair. And then Saturday, I made a crazyass splurge on these James Colarusso 14k gold charmers. And here’s the headline: Big gold hoop earrings are magic. They make you appear to have a look going on even if you don’t, and I’m fairly certain, make you prettier too. I shall love them until the end of time.