Indian women have been sporting some of the most extravagant anklets for centuries. In fact, the embellishment is still used today in traditional Indian wedding ceremonies.
Cleopatra Anklet, $19.95 at Free People
Then the hippies claimed them in the 60s.
Fabric Anklet Pack, $15 at Topshop
By the 70s, anklets with initials or names were a big deal.
Double Chain Anklet, $20 at Urban Outfitters
And then the 90s hit.
Anklet 1 Pearl, $240 at Need Supply Co.
And everyone under the sun was wearing an ankle bracelet — with a matching toe ring, of course.
Silver-Tone Anklet, $20 at Macy's
This time around, dainty silver or gold anklets are best paired with pumps.
Wicked Game Anklet, $230 at Catbird
Or worn with designer sneakers.
Gold-Plated and Woven Anklet, $105 at Net-a-Porter
You can even wear them with a suit to the office...
Silver Tone Two Row Anklet, $12 at River Island
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The choice is yours.
Love Anklet, $132 at Shopbop