They probably cost less than $5 and they aren't ostentatious at all. Yet I feel as though I am shouting, "Hey, Everyone! look at me! I'm wearing earrings!"
Usually I can't take it and I take them off before I leave. Not tonight. Tonight I'm powering through. Im going to enjoy my dinner and look amazing (because those silly earrings really do perfect my outfit) and not feel awkward at all.
(At least that's the plan.)