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Sorry if you Thought the Hair Accessories Trend was Over

by akesha / last updated September 24, 2019

Since last summer, the ‘more is more’ trend for hair accessories has gone from high fashion to high streets everywhere. Clients are now out there adorning their freshly done ‘dos with pearly hair pins and glittery slides. Usually, when a trend reaches this level of saturation on the high street it dies a quick death, however, this one isn’t going anywhere. In fact, it’s evolving…

Can’t see the haters

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Visors. Perhaps the most practical hair accessory of them all. This accessory was seen at Claudia Li’s NYFW SS20 show. When asked about the inspiration and vibe of the show, hair lead, Rodney Cutler said, “What Claudia and I wanted to do is really play up everyone’s authentic style and celebrate uniqueness.” The fabric played into the matchy-matchy trend that has been resurrected for SS20 too.

Scarves, not by halves

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The handkerchief trend of the late nineties and early aughts is back. This time however it’s much more quaint and regal than cool. “The hair was inspired by an aristocrat’s recreation abroad in a sun drenched Mediterranean country staying by the sea,” said Pont Smith who led the hair team with R+Co products. “It has a high-end look in aesthetics and focuses a worked in volume finish with lived in roots caused by frolicking in the sun.”

Pony show

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Amped up, ponytails and playful plaits will be swishing their way onto the trend hotlist by spring/summer 2020. The touch of leather that was seen at the Proenza Schouler SS20 show was used to tie together the eighties vibe power suits and Sade-esque hoops. Lead hair stylist Guido, who used Redken to perfect the look described the style as a “definite nod to the eighties.”

I’ll bring you flowers

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This trend is not one for wallflowers. Adorning the hair with whimsical posies of flowers will be the vibe for the summer months of 2020. The reemergence of the trend was seen at Bora Aksu’s SS20 show with hair by Tina Outen for L’Oreal Professionnel. The hair beneath the band of flowers was describe as “Super messy and strong, yet unapologetically feminine,” by Tina.

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