Hair accessories can provide the fashion lover, who is strapped for cash, a simple and cost effective way to update your look for the current season. This season there is an almost endless variety of hair accessories on offer. This article breaks down some of the most popular trends in hair accessories for fall/winter 2010/11.
Corsage style flowers
Corsage style flowers are very popular on headbands, combs and clips. Several styles are oversize, with some flowers as big as half a head. Sometimes two or more flowers are grouped together in the one style. They come in all different colors and fabrications ranging from; net, to chiffon, silk, lace and printed fabrics. Roses and daisies are two of the most popular flower styles.
Headbands continue to be the most popular of all hair accessories. For fall/winter you’ll find knitted styles including cable knit designs, braided/plaited styles, wrap styles and styles with multiple skinny rows. You will also find lots of decorated styles utilizing rhinestones, studs, crystals, beading and sequins.
Peacock feather designs
There are many styles around that feature peacock feathers in their designs. They are mostly showing up on headbands and sometimes more than one peacock feather is utilized.
Word based designs
There are several hair accessories that are using words to form their focal point. For example, there are combs which feature words like peace or love as their decorative touch and many designer brands are making their logo a key detail. For example, Juicy Couture has hair ties with trinkets that spell out juicy.
Fur, both faux and genuine is back with a vengeance for this fall/winter and it has made its way into the hair accessories arena. There are several headbands that feature fur accents through to styles that are fully constructed from fur.
Bows always seem to make an appearance in the hair decoration stakes, but right now they are particularly popular. You will find oversize bows, virtually as wide as your head, self-tie bow headbands and double and triple layer bows, sometimes layered at different angles.
They are constructed from a wide range of different materials from fabric styles made from tulle, silk, lace and satin, to styles made from ribbon and enamel. There are also a wide array of different colors and prints from tartans to animal prints and florals. Many styles also feature touches of ornamentation like rhinestones or studs.
If you have the cash to lash out on a new piece or two, have fun shopping for hair accessories!