BID adieu to bad hair days with a few tips from Rihanna, Lady Gaga or
even Sonam Kapoor. Butterflies and other insects rule when it comes to 2016
hair accessories. We pick some of the season’s most wanted,
to be styled with bed-head hair and a bold lip.
The Panther Third Eye maang tikka from Manish Arora’s collection for Amrapali is a timeless piece, giving the traditional headgear a unique twist. Made of sterling silver with 18 carat gold plating, the lustrous piece comes with enamel, crystal and turquoise accents. `34,800, at their store on Khader Nawaz Khan Road. Details: 42085816
Lend an ear
With Halloween inching closer, this patchwork rabbit ear headband from Maison Michel is the piece to buy for those looking to tone down the spook factor. The French-made wired Heidi band, made from pure cotton, can be moulded into any shape and will be perfect with a simple dark hued tee and jeans. `51,560 approximately. Details: net-a-porter.com
This owl-motif bobby pin from Marc Jacob is a sparkly addition to your hairdo. Made of antique gold with shimmering dark crystal accents, the pins are best used to add a wild touch to understated ensembles.
At `3,224 approximately. Details: nordstrom.com
This butterfly barrette from Alexandre de Paris is simple yet sophisticated. Handmade and accented with Swarovski crystals, the French-made accessory comes in rose gold and beige variants, and goes well with formal hairdos. At `9,500 approximately. Details: alexandredeparis-accessories.com
Give your outfit a hint of Coachella with this monarch butterfly crown from Petra and Carly Pearce, from Toronto-based accessory brand Born Replica. Made from feather butterflies, this circlet is available in light orange, bright red and multihued varieties, `3,625 approximately. Details: etsy.com
King of bling
This stunning lion headpiece from Outhouse is a showstopper. Made of 18 carat gold plating with opal Swarovski crystals and bronze-tinged lion motifs, it makes for a regal addition to your ensemble. The lapis lazuli and rose gold spikes add a bohemian touch to this accessory. Pair with a neutral outfit for maximum impact. `17,000 at their New Delhi outlet.
Welcome the rains with a pretty addition to your accessory kit. The dragonfly-motif hairpin from Bansri is made of brass and ebony wood, and can be used on loose tresses and tight buns. The minimalist piece is perfect for those who like to keep their add-ons simple. At `1,800 at their flagship store in Mumbai. Details: 9930069915
This suave silk headband from Gucci features a rose print with ladybugs and bees. Made in Italy, its vibrant hues and knotted detail make for a fitting add-on to a summer outfit. `16,240 approximately, at DLF Emporio, New Delhi. Details: 01146471111
Text: Lavanya Lakshminarayanan