You Said: Yes to Headbands

December 1st, 2008

You Said: Yes to Headbands

Spunky Feather HeadbandWe asked: Would you wear Headbands?

You said:  Overwhelmingly - Yes to Headbands, which were voted in 74% to 26%.

Style tip? Gossip girl’s Leighton Meester may have single-headedly launched the modern headband movement, but you don’t have to be an Upper East Sider (or a Hollywood starlet) to wear the trend.  If you’re unsure about headbands, why not give them a try with a solid colored style with a thin band?  If you’re feeling more adventurous, we recommend going after this trend head-on with an ornamented headband.  Think brooch-style jewels, oversized silk flowers, dainty ribbons, or even spunky feathers.  After all, bold is beautiful.

Next question: Velvet is a classic cold-weather fabric, but its sheen makes it somewhat difficult to wear.  But what do you think?   Tell us, would you wear Velvet?  Cast your vote on the sidebar!

Pictured:  Spunky Feather Headband| $5.80 at Forever 21.

Entry Filed under: Trend, Trend Predictives, What's In and What's Out, Women

8 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Villedela  |  December 1st, 2008 at 2:53 pm

    I agree. It’s interesting to see a classic accessory like the headband make such a stylish comeback! The idea to embellish with flowers, feathers and jewels ups the feminine factor by a lot.

  • 2. Christa  |  December 1st, 2008 at 8:17 pm

    I just found some feathered headbands at Urban Outfitters.. they are nice elastic-style feathered headbands that range from styles like the one in the post, and more subtle ones where little feathers line the top of the band. They’re remarkably comfortable, too.

  • 3. Raf  |  December 1st, 2008 at 10:59 pm

    I’ve seen a number of girls wearing Axel-Rose style headband-anas. What is Omiru’s take on this style? I find it tragic and begin to understand the psychology underlying arson.

  • 4. Trisha  |  December 2nd, 2008 at 1:34 am

    Thanks for the heads-up about Urban Outfitters’ headbands, Christa! I’m really loving the feathered headbands - both the bold ones and the more sophisticated ones (like http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?itemdescription=true&itemCount=60&startValue=1&selectedProductColor=&sortby=&id=15787658&parentid=W_ACC_HAIRACCESSORIES&sortProperties=+product.marketingPriority,-product.startDate&navCount=324&navAction=jump&color=).

    Also, thanks for the link to CelebStyle.com. Interesting how they format their links to products when they do their outfits :)

  • 5. yasu  |  December 2nd, 2008 at 6:26 am

    Its really cool, the hair band is stylish which looks really good with feathers.If the hairband is with flowers it also suits so good.

    I thanks a lot to CelebStyle.com for the stylish stuffs.

  • 6. DebbieK  |  December 3rd, 2008 at 8:47 pm

    You should check out the Free People website or catalog. Headbands worn across the top of the head is an old fad now that’s been out for a couple years. Free People features the softer headbands that are worn across the forehead. Hot new trend!

  • 7. Anonymous  |  December 13th, 2008 at 4:11 pm

    were can i find a really thin hairband which everyone seems to be wearing at the moment ive looked everywhere but cant seem to find any?

  • 8. Anti-houndstooth  |  July 4th, 2009 at 2:18 pm

    74%!! Have you no shame!

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