Posts tagged "hair accessories"

Hair Dos: 13 Pretty, Quirky & Cool Bobby Pins You’ll Want To Show Off

Last week, I urged you to reconsider the humble bobby pin as a hair doodad that should be exposed instead of hidden. But sometimes any ol’ bobby pin won’t do — there are occasions when a fun, fancy or funny bobby pin is in order. Here are 13 special bobby pins (sold in packs, pairs, or individually)…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 16, 2014

Get The Look: Chiara De Blasio’s Headband!

Yesterday, New York City elected its first Democratic Mayor in 20 years. Headed to Gracie Mansion with Mayor-elect Bill De Blasio is his amazing family — wife Chirlane McCray, son Dante and daughter Chiara. Oh, and one more thing. Chiara’s awesome array of headbands, which she has worn all campaign season. My personal favorite? Thi…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 6, 2013

No Excuses, You Need These DIY Glittery Star Pins This Holiday Season

I’ve never been the type of girl to sport hair accessories with regularity. (I tried the Blair Waldorf headband thing in high school before I realized it was more than a little bit to blame for my atrocious tension headaches, and that was the end of that.) Sure, I’ll pop a decorative bobby pin i…

By: Rachel Krause / November 24, 2012

Weekend Project: Make Your Own Embellished Headband!

Headbands are a great way to dress up a basic outfit and distract from crazy summer hair issues. like grease and frizz. Our friend Jamie from Do It, Gurl put together this cute video to teach you how to make the headband of your dreams–keep it simple with a pretty color of ribbon, or embellish…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 14, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Beautiful Bridal Hair Accessories For $50 Or Less

It’s that time of year again: wedding season. If you’re a bride looking for the perfect hair accessory to top off your look, you probably know how many options are out there, and how many stores seem to think that the using the word “bridal” in a product description allows them to charge $300 for…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 26, 2012

Would You Wear: Flower Hair Pins?

I feel strangely ambivalent in regards to hair accessories. I love the look of them — there’s nothing cuter than a well-placed decorative clip or a contrasting headband accenting a ’60s-style bouffant … on someone else. I own a variety of hair accessories, which I often put on in the morning and end up pulling…

By: Rachel Krause / April 1, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Flirty Floral Hair Clips

There are a million reasons to wear a flower in your hair. To add a little pizazz to a boring outfit, for example. Or bring out the color of your eyes. Or distract from a bad hair day. Or, you know, if you’re going to San Francisco. Here are 10 flirty flower clips to choose…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 6, 2011

Would You Wear: Feather Hair Extensions?

Way back in January, Julie wrote about the awesomeness of feather hair extensions. I’ve always thought they were cute, but wasn’t totally sold on them until I saw them in action at my friend Becca’s wedding. Becca’s sister was wearing a simple black bridesmaid’s dress and a few strands of striped feathers in her blond…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 29, 2011

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: Perfectly Preppy

I’d love to throw on a pair of top-siders and this perfectly preppy hairbow and spend the afternoon lounging on my sailboat. Next on my to-do list: procure a sailboat. [$8, Lanita]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 20, 2011

Wear Twigs In Your Hair

Adult women either love wearing barrettes or feel too mature for them. But these Tiny Twig Hair Pins are sure to unite both sides of the barrette debate. The unusual twig design will enchant any woman who still has one foot planted in princess fairyland. And the gilded bronze will delight the lady who prefer…

By: Annika Harris / October 27, 2010

WTF: Topshop’s $160 Antler Headband

We all have those momentary lapses in judgment when we make purchases we regret (see: nipple tassels, sequin leggings, full-body Spanx). But why on earth someone would buy these Topshop antlers is beyond us. For $160, we wonder just how, exactly, one would get “good use” out of them? The only explanation we could think…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 21, 2010

DIY Demeulemeester Headwear

The bloggers over at Monoxious have truly outdone themselves with this DIY version of Ann Demeulemeester’s zipper headgear. The project requires some sewing skills, but if you’ve got that down, you’re already halfway there. Check out the instructions and consider this an option next time you’re feeling dramatic. [Monoxious via Fashion Indie]…

By: Lily Q / May 26, 2010

Want To Super Size That?

Brought to you by Adia Kibur: the hair clip for giants. [Shopbop.com]…

By: Leonora Epstein / April 8, 2010

A “Scrunchie” Story: The Secret History Of The “Cockroach” Of All Hair Accessories

Recently, Catherine Zeta-Jones wore a scrunchie. In public.

I have to admit, I thought scrunchies were just a distant memory of decades past — one that most of us would like to forget, for that matter. So I expressed the general consensus — to my fellow stylish office mates — that scrunchies are over.

By: StyleList Home / February 28, 2010