Think hair bows are reserved for little girls under 7 and Blair Waldorf-types only? Think again! Hair bows are totally back in style and a quick and easy way to add a little sass to your hairstyle. They’re much different than the hair bows of the 80s and come in all sorts of fun colors and patterns too. Here, we’ve got 4 fun ways to rock a hair bow, no matter what style you’re after.
1. Accentuate an Updo
Give a normally-boring updo some flair by adding a pretty hair bow. Try a hairband with a floral or bow-like accessory that’s titled to the side so the adornment doesn’t compete with the updo; it should accent it. Even if it’s a formal event, your hairbow doesn’t have to match your dress so don’t be afraid to experiment with fun colors!
2. Channel Your Bohemian Side
An easy way to add a hairband to an everyday casual look is to try a hippie headband. These are worn across the forehead instead of over your head and give off a funky bohemian vibe.
3. Wear it
Don’t feel like putting on an actual bow? Make your hair itself be the bow á la Lady Gaga! The pop star rocked hers half up half down but you can also try incorporating it into a quirky braid like this one shown below.
4. Stick to What’s Classic
There’s nothing wrong with sticking to the classics; after all, if it’s classic it’s for a reason! A pretty, feminine hair bow worn as a headband never goes out of style. Plus, it can be worn with just about any look; whether you’re going to a formal event, a hip party or running errands a pretty hair bow always looks effortlessly chic.