There once was a time when hair accessories were reserved for middle-schooler’s. But today, barrettes, hair clips, scrunchies, and headbands are an essential part of every woman’s wardrobe thanks to the fact they are incredibly easy to wear and are universally flattering. They are also guaranteed to solve a multitude of bad hair days.
From pretty pearl pieces and simple satin headbands to animal print and organza, here’s our roundup of the best grown-up hair accessories to buy now.
Featuring two different sized clips in a circular silhouette, these Cult Gaia clips look best stacked together to finish off a low ponytail, secure a messy updo, or to define a side parting.
Handmade from a plush velvet ribbon tied into a cute bow, Jennifer Behr’s Marabella clip is decorated with Swarovski crystal flowers and can be styled in a number of different ways.
This Gucci headband is embellished with a host of glittering sequins, which spell out the brand’s initials. Made from lightweight tulle, it has a cool knotted front and is elasticated at the back to ensure a comfortable fit.
Inspired by the natural beauty of bamboo, this hair tie is made from gold-tone brass to resemble sections of the plant pieced together. Use it to secure a ponytail when you’re having an otherwise bad hair day.
This yellow silk satin headband from Prada features a grosgrain band and a wide structured design. It’s a luxurious addition to any outfit.
Lelet NY’s hairclip is handmade from natural linen and knotted into an oversized bow. The clip fastening ensures it stays put all day and is comfortable to wear. It would make a cute addition to your favourite weekend brunch outfit.
Made from gold-tone metal that’s embellished with glossy faux pearls, the oversized silhouette of these hair clips make a real impact, especially when you stack them together.
This Miu Miu headband is the answer to flyaway hairs and instantly adds a touch of glamour to any outfit. Made in Italy from white satin it’s topped with a ’60s-inspired bow.
Crafted from silver-tone metal that’s embellished with a row of crystal flowers, this Simone Rocha hair clip will make sure you have a good hair day everyday.
Simple yet elegant, this hair tie from Sophie Buhai has been handmade from lightweight silk-organza. Use it to secure a high ponytail or a sleek ballet bun.
This gold-tone ‘V’ hair slide from Versace is artfully sculpted to recall the brand’s iconic baroque filigree motif and is sprinkled with crystals. Use it to slick back your tresses and frame your face.