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Scrunchies may be a thing of the past (for now…), but if you trust the Fashion Month runways, hair accessories are about to be bigger and brighter than ever!

Halaby Flamingo Headpiece

Halaby Flamingo Headpiece: Ice Princess

Not only is Gilbert Halaby outside of the box, he has no concept of what a box is. In his tenth year designing, he’s made a name for himself as the coolest out there, but it’s this headpiece that shows just how out there his jewelry is. Handmade in Italy with deep blue and clear Swarovski crystals, the 24K gold and gunmetal-plated brass headdress is like a bejeweled veil fit for an exotic princess.

New Year’s Eve Party Toppers

New Year’s Eve Party Toppers: Your Crowning Moment

I love any party where not only is a headpiece acceptable but welcomed (you could say I’m fascinated with fascinators – pun intended!), and there’s no celebration better at that than New Year’s Eve.


Unexpected Lace: The Element of Surprise

Lace is one of those odd things that you can find on both your grandmother’s antique end table and in your sexiest lingerie drawers, but it looks like the fabric has gotten even more versatile. From bright patterns to unexpected accents to animal ears (likely the most surprising incarnation of all), lace is really breaking … Continue reading “Unexpected Lace: The Element of Surprise”


Nana Headbands and Hats: Birds of a Feather

…accessorize together! Oddly enough, male birds are the ones with the showy plumes, not females. Wouldn’t you hate to be a bird?? We human ladies get to have all the fun being the center of attention. And modesty aside, that’s just how we like it. With these Nana headpieces, all eyes will be on you. … Continue reading “Nana Headbands and Hats: Birds of a Feather”


Jenny Packham Bridal Headdresses: The Princess Bride

If you’re planning to walk down the aisle this summer, soft, loose curls and one of these ethereal headdresses is the look you want. Summer brides should embrace a somewhat relaxed sense of beauty, and Jenny Packham’s accessories get it right: elegant but not overdone. Her vast selection of wedding-perfect headdresses (embellished with delicate elements … Continue reading “Jenny Packham Bridal Headdresses: The Princess Bride”