Bold and Beautiful: 10 statement hair accessories
It’s true; people will judge you as much on your hair as anything else! So even if your go-to hairdo is a simple pony or a messy bun, one of the easiest ways to update your look and be on trend is with a statement hair accessory – be it a quirky Alice band or a sexy fascinator. Check out our picks of this season’s hottest statement hair accessories:
Aretha Hatinator – Coast – £80
How glamorous and Old Hollywood is this ‘hatinator’ from Coast? This stunning fascinator is perfect for formal occasions and oozes sex appeal, especially when paired with a little black dress! Plus not only is it a universally flattering shape, but an invisible hair band underneath means it will sit securely on your head no matter what.
French Connection Bow Fascinator – ASOS – Was £30/Now £18
Fascinators don’t have to be for just formal occasions, as more simple versions make great every day wear. Like this purple bow fascinator, made from pure wool with a felted finish – perfect for the autumn!
Embellished Head Wrap – Forever 21 – £4.90
The Gatsby trend is already huge and will only get bigger this autumn/winter so hop on the 1920s bandwagon with a Deco-inspired head wrap, embellished with beads, sequins and rhinestones – perfect party wear!
Roxy Spiked Stud Headband – boohoo.com – £4
This simple studded headband adds a rock chick edge to a simple do and is a bargain to boot! Wear with your hair in an on-trend messy bun or in loose effortless waves – it comes in gold and silver, but at only £4, why not splash out on both?
Rose and Spike AliceBand – Topshop – £14
Kill two birds with one stone – that is, combine two big trends in one statement headband, be girly and edgy all at once with this flowery spiked headband from Topshop.
Cross Hair Barrette – ASOS – £6
If you’re looking for more simple than statement, but still want to be fashion forward, then look no further! Crosses are huge at the moment – on T-shirts, jewellery and now in hair accessories. This cross barrette will add a fashionable edge to any style and looks especially cute here with a trendy braid.
Lipsy Floral Garland Style Hair Band – ASOS – £12
Worn around a bun, this Grecian-style hair-band adds a touch of elegance, taking a simple style to the next level. The intricate interlinked flower and leaf design is beautiful, plus the elasticated stretch band at the back means the hair-band will accommodate whatever style you choose.
Disc Feather Headband – Topshop – £14
Feather hair clips are very in this season, and the hair accessory of choice at festivals – this multi-coloured one from Topshop features gorgeously arranged feathers and gold disc details.
Pieces Knitted Headband with Bow – ASOS – Was £9/Now £6
For winter, function is almost always a factor in our accessories and what could be more practical than a knitted headband during those bracingly cold winter snaps? Knitted headbands don’t come any cuter than this ribbed rose coloured one from ASOS with asymmetrical bow in the centre.
Black Faux Fur Headband – River Island – £13
Similarly, this faux fur headband from River Island is the perfect accessory for autumn/winter – you’ll be warm and stylish!
A statement hair accessory could be all you need to liven up a dull outfit and it’s an affordable way to stay on trend, so be bold, stand out and don’t be afraid to experiment!