In 2021, phone chains feature a range of baubles and charms that include clashing colours, shapes, and patterns. It’s like kawaii (cuteness) on steroids.
Unlike during the heyday of flip phones, these chains don’t have a pre-made hook to attach to on an iPhone, so instead it connects to the phone case.
Repeat nostalgia fashion offenders Dua Lipa, Miley Cyrus, Kaia Gerber and the Hadids have been showing off their chains on their Instagrams – and it’s making us want to raid their wardrobes EVEN MORE than we already did.
The trend is in the same league as butterfly clips, bubble rings and baguette bags, which are just a few of the kitschy trends from the 2000s that are back in style.
It’s a movement that no one could have predicted, and it’s hard to tell who is wearing these looks authentically and who are styling them with a hint of irony.
But we want to call it early! Phone chains are the best trend to make a comeback because they’re the most practical.
Buying one will make your life so much easier because you can hang it around your wrist and free your hands.
To shop this emerging trend and to complete your Y2K fashion transformation, here are the best phone chains on the market.
Shop Feel Good Phone Charm, $17.95 from Peppermayo here.
Shop Real Thing Phone Charm Multi, $17.95 from Peppermayo here.
Shop With Love Phone Charm Multi, $17.95 from Peppermayo here.
Shop Flower Charm Beaded Necklace, $2.95 from Shein here.
Shop Beaded Phone Strap, $44.40 on Revolve here.
Shop X Revolve Pushing Daisies Phone Wristlet, $50.32 from Revolve here.
Shop X Revolve Smil3 Like U M3an 1T Phone Wristlet, $50.32 from Revolve here.
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