Headbands Are Trending: Here Are 11 Styles to Help You Live Your Blair Waldorf Fantasy

Hey, Upper East Siders: In news that would make Blair Waldorf squeal with excitement, headbands are majorly trendy right now, popping up on runways and in Instagram posts alike. From plush velvet knots to two-toned bows, this classic hair accessory is back and better than ever. To get you started, here are 11 styles to consider.

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tanya taylor headband
orchard mile


This screams summer, and we’re so here for it.

cara headband


Sophisticated enough for fancy occasions, but also totally works with a black jeans-black sweater combo.

jennifer behr headband
orchard mile


Luxe and statement-making, keep your other accessories to a minimum to let this baby really shine.  

tortoiseshell headband


Think of this as a simple and chic intro to headbands that goes with pretty much everything.  

missoni headband
orchard mile


Slip this on and picture yourself lounging on the beach in Capri.

lele sadoughi headband
moda operandi


A little tough, a little sweet.  

Lele Sadoughi ($170)

forever 21 headband
forever 21

Leopard Print

One of the year’s hottest accessory trends in one of the year’s hottest prints? Win-win.

Forever 21 ($5)

simone rocha headband
matches fashion


Is this a splurge? Yes. Has it become a permanent fixture in our dreams? You bet.   

house of lafayette headband
matches fashion


Twice the color, twice the fun.

benoit missolin headband
moda operandi


Ideal for yachting…or just brunching with gal pals.

tasha headband

Double Strand

How would we wear this one? With a low messy bun and a slightly teased crown.  

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