Hair accessories: 35 ideas to make your ‘do the ultimate style statement

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  • Hair accessories aren't a trend that should be left on the red carpet. Add the finishing touch to any ensemble and make a statement

    Hair accessories can mean the difference between creating a great hairstyle and making an impact. A floral headdress, a netted veil or just a simple, well-placed hair pin could be the making of a seriously impressive statement ‘do. The finishing touch to any ensemble in our opinion.

    It’s the red carpet glamazons that are giving hair accessories a good name this season. From Lupita Nyong’o to girl-of-the-moment Lily Collins. Showstopper Kate Hudson to the achingly cool Diane Kruger. It seems every stylish celeb worth their salt is making hair accessorising the ‘it’ thing.

    And with wedding season in the near future, there’s no better time to experiment with wedding hair accessories.

    Updo hair accessories

    Tempted by a floral garland? Try something like Sienna Miller’s ethereal Tony Awards headdress. It’s serious hair accessory inspiration. What better way to set off an elegant high bun than to lace it beautifully with golden flowers. In fact, this style can work well for both evening glamour and the festival scene. If, however, you’re looking for something more contemporary, try Josephine De La Baume’s coral-coloured crown. She wore it on the front of her head, making it the perfect red carpet hair accessory.

    Hairstyle accessories

    You don’t have to put your hair up in order to get in on hair accessories. Subtle styles, as seen on the likes of Keira Knightley and Taylor Swift, can always use a glamorous clip. And they provide the perfect inspo for any late summer parties. Hair barrettes are another great way of updating a hairstyle. Place them haphazardly for a modern look.

    Hair accessories for short hair

    If you want to add something to short hairstyles, look to sleek hairbands to add a little something extra to your wedding day look. And if you’re just after something simple that will update an old outfit, try a statement clip. It’s the easiest way to take something old and turn it new.

    So if you feel like your outfit needs that little extra something, take inspiration from these A-listers and add the finishing touch to your hairstyle.

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