10 Stylish Ways to Wear a Headband

By on April 19, 2015






You might have a stereotype that headbands are just for fictional movie characters, but this can’t be further from the truth. A right headband will make you glow and look fabulous, and even if you have bangs or short hair, you can still rock this vintage accessory. The beauty of headbands is that they can turn any simple boring outfit into something sophisticated with a distinct character. The variety of headbands can be quite terrifying but this selection of different ways to wear a headband will help you find the right one just for you. So let’s begin!

  1. Glamour.
Leighton Meester

Leighton Meester

It is quite obvious that we just have to start our selection with the queen of headbands- Leighton Meester, and her glamorous elegance. A simple headband worn over loose hair adds a certain chic and elegance to a simple messy hairdo and keeps it all together.

  1. Crystal clear.
Emily Blunt

Emily Blunt

A thin crystal headband is a perfect accessory for a fancy event. It helps to keep the hairdo together while leaving the face open. A little sparkle adds a certain touch to an otherwise simple hairstyle and makeup. This is a great strategy to show off your impeccable skin and to look chic without overdoing it. The final look is both romantic and chic, and that’s what true ladies choose, don’t they?

  1. Edgy.
Ashley Tisdale

Ashley Tisdale

Thinking about skipping a night out because your hair is not very neat? There is an easy solution to your problem, just pull your hair into a ponytail and add a statement headband to it. The result is very stylish and unique. Ashley Tisdale kills two birds with one simple headband- she keeps her hair neat and adds more volume to the back of it- all thanks to a simple headband. Suddenly an auxiliary accessory turns into a must-have.

  1. Romantic.
Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Choose a floral headband and wear it with a loose wavy hair for a romantic look. Make sure the color of the headband matches the color of the flowers in your sundress. This is the case when the headband has no practical purpose of keeping your hair together, so make sure it really stands out and fits your romantic personality.

  1. Pride and prejudice.
Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley

Ready to take your look onto a deeper more sophisticated level of romanticism and femininity? Then a simple floral headband will be the one to carry you away into the times of ladies and their knights. All you need to pull this headband off is a Keira Knightley type of a hairstyle and simple nude dress. Do not overuse the makeup with this look to keep it natural.

  1. Hippie.
Mischa Barton

Mischa Barton

For an ultimate hippie boho style wear a headband straight across your forehead. For this relaxed look perfect for a festival or a beach outing, keep your hair straight and loose and your makeup to the minimum. The headband can be made of anything, well, probably, besides expensive crystals. Floral one will keep it on the Boho side and a simple fabrics band will keep everything simple.

  1. Bang-bang!
Nia Long

Nia Long

If you have bangs, headbands were made for you! A side swept bang with a simple bun is in a definite need of a headband that will draw a clear border between different parts of your hair and will create more definition for you face. The headband keeps everything neat and elegant.

  1. Retro chic.
Blake Lively

Blake Lively

Go all shiny and glamorous with this retro chic look. Headbands were quite popular in the times of Mad Men and now why not revive them with a new retro? Big hair, sequin dress and a satin headband- what else do you need to impress? So just go for it!

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  1. Modern turban.
Ashley Olsen

Ashley Olsen

Headbands are not only for a glamourous fancy outing, you can easily wear them in the city during your daily errands. Tie your kerchief into something looking like an oriental turban and you are ready to conquer the world and the nearby shopping mall. It will keep your hair neatly in place and will add some definition to your street casual style.

  1. Rough girl.
Jenny Finch

Jenny Finch

Headbands are not only for those girls who are made out of sugar and spice, a tough athlete can wear them as well. The result is a perfect combination between feminine and strong.

These were just some of the styles you can try yourself, but do not be afraid to experiment and try new looks. Which one is your favorite look?





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