Posts tagged "headbands"

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

Golden Globes Style Inspiration: Michelle Williams’ Retro Headband

Michelle Williams made our Best Dressed List in a long-sleeved Jason Wu gown, simple makeup, and her signature pixie cut. Our favorite detail? That gorgeous retro headband. We rounded up some similar styles that will add a little sparkle to any outfit. Click through to check 'em out!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 17, 2012

10 Headbands, Headwraps & Ear Warmers (That Don’t Look Stupid!)

Love hats, but hate hat hair? We so relate. Things get even stickier when you throw freezing winds into the equation. And God knows what persnickety motherf**kers ears can be during the winter. Enter your savior: headbands and headwraps. Whether your boho, vintage sweetheart, or straight out of a Russian romance novel — we've got…

By: Stefanie Blejec / October 22, 2011

An “Alice In Wonderland” Headband For Grown-Ups

Fashion is often a balancing act, and this Asos headband is a perfect example of how to do it. For starters, it's a hair accessory that's almost jewelry-like thanks to its gold wire form. Second, you get the girly "Alice in Wonderland" edge with a sweet bow, but the look is not too flamboyant or…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 29, 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

Crystal Renn’s DIY High Fashion Headband

Check out everyone's favorite real-sized model, Crystal Renn, and craft chick Erica Domesek of DIY blog P.S. I Made This constructing floral headbands inspired by various runway shows. Headgear is hot right now and this is a fun way to get your hands on some without spending tons of cash. Let us know how it…

By: Lily Q / March 4, 2010

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By: Lily Q / November 11, 2009

Karl Lagerfeld Creates Hair Accessories Out Of Colanders

Even though Blair Waldorf is weaning herself off headbands now that "Gossip Girl" has gone to college, we're still digging cute crap we can wear on our heads, and apparently Karl Lagerfeld is, too. Lagerfeld photographed a story for the October issue of Italian Elle, that transformed a male model into a Ken-like doll (he…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 1, 2009

Quick Pic: Put On Your Bunny Ears

Headgear resembling rabbit ears figured into Erin Fetherston's spring 2010 fashion show, continuing the animal ear trend we've been seeing the last few months. Would you be seen in ears on a day other than Halloween? [Erin Fetherston, New York Fashion Week, 9/13/09]…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 14, 2009

Are Animal Ears The New Feathers?

When Madonna arrived at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala wearing a pair of wonky bunny ears and thigh-high stripper boots, we had to laugh. But when the look showed up in her latest Louis Vuitton ad campaign, they didn't look so horrible. In fact, they looked kind of classy, yet playful.

By: Catherine Strawn / July 15, 2009

Belle d’ blo Headband Street Style Q & A

Personally, I am a huge fan of headbands. I love them in all colors and all sizes, especially the large, unnecessarily flamboyant ones. After being inspired by so many brave fashion risk-takers in movies like Sex & the City I was beginning to wonder if that woman really does exist in real life. Meet Roby…

By: Deborah Findling / June 24, 2009

Headbands For Dudes?

Why do men keep stealing our garments and accessories? The male headband is another unnecessary male fashion-y thing we hope won't become a trend. If a guy's hair is becoming a nuisance because it's too long, then he should cut it or try a new hair product. I'm guessing the stylist who added the band…

By: Annika Harris / June 15, 2009

Grammy Awards Bid Adieu To Polka, But We Still Like The Clothes

After more than 20 years of conferring awards on top polka albums, the Grammy Awards is ditching its polka category. The genre has simply become less competitive over the years since the pool of artists in the category is relatively tiny. But let's not forget about polka entirely, okay? While polka music is a little…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 5, 2009

Crave: Lace Headwraps

Have you ever had one of those days where you feel your hair is a total mess? When it looks bad in a ponytail and really bad when you wear it down? Well, if you don't have a cute little beret to cover up that messy mane on your head, one of these lace headband…

By: Persia Ali / January 21, 2009

Crave: Pip-Squeak Chapeau Etc. Head Band

We’re entering the really cold part of the winter season, when bundling up means more than throwing on a coat. No, when you venture out into the arctic conditions, you have put on a big sweater, maybe some long underwear, a warm coat, a thick scarf, lined mittens, and a hat. If hats aren’t your…

By: Catherine Strawn / January 5, 2009

Mischa Barton’s Headband Collection Debuts

Mischa Barton's long-awaited (ha) headband collaboration with hairwear designer Stacey Lapidus just came out, and it does not disappoint if you are into expensive, bejeweled headgear. The headbands are priced between $90 and $200, and Barton even commented on the various designs with her styling suggestions. For the Vinatge [sic] Jeweled Headband With Silk Ties,…

By: Catherine Strawn / December 23, 2008

Crave: Blair Waldorf Meets Pocahontas Headband

Celebrate the return of one of our favorite guilty pleasures: Gossip Girl, as well as, one of the season’s hottest trends: feathers. Rolled into one is this adorable headband from Jennifer Behr. (P.S. She makes all of the creations we see on Blair.) It’s a little pricey, but definitely a look we love. [$158, SaksFifthAvenue.com]…

By: Leigh Raines / September 9, 2008

Crave Slideshow: Peacock Feathers Everywhere!

I was reading this great little blog on Tumblr called Oh, One More Thing, and was inspired by the writer's love of peacock feathers to do a slideshow of all peacock clothes, accessories, and gifts. There's something very refined and stylish about the peacock, isn't there? Check the ten picks, after the jump.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 17, 2008

Fashion Slideshow: Headbands Galore!

Headbands are an accessory often overlooked by grown woman. For sure, certain styles make their wearer look a little innocent, which isn’t always a bad thing. Remember when Winona Ryder sported a headband during her shoplifting trial in 2002? But these headbands are a little more fabulous than the ones you wore in elementary school.

By: Catherine Strawn / May 20, 2008

Crave: The Toned-Down Version Of Carrie Bradshaw

Sarah Jessica Parker's headband at the London premiere of SATCmight be a bit much, but, in my opinion, a hint of feather in the hair is quite nice. [Urban Outfitters]…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 12, 2008