Hair Accessories

The Look For Much Less: Amrita Singh Muri Headband

 

For two years, I coveted this Jennifer Behr Rope Knotted Headwrap. But its $150+ price tag prevented me from making dream to reality.

Then a few months ago, I spotted this identical headband (see below) on sale at HauteLook. It’s the Muri Headband by Amrita Singh. I snatched it up – two, actually (gold and red) – and I’ve received so many compliments! I wanted to tell you all, but the sale ended before I got the chance to share the deets. (more…)

Jennifer Behr Online Trunk Show & Sale

When it comes to hair accessories, you can’t get more gorge than Jennifer Behr. Her works of art have been seen in the pages of Vogue, on the Fashion Week runways, and perched atop the head of the Upper East Side’s queen bee.

Now through Tuesday, January 26 – in preparation for their Spring Collection – Jennifer Behr is offering a range of styles from 2009 previously seen in the press, on celebrities, or in stores…and, for the first time in JB history, they’ve put select styles up to 75% off!

Petite Spikes Headwrap, $36 (75% off)
Be prim and punk proper in this dangerously delicate headwrap. Petite nickel spikes – too darling to harm – are embedded into a thin length of slick patent leather. Pretty tough. Finished at back with elastic for a custom, comfortable fit.

Double Rose Barrette, $50 (50% off!)
Two elegant hand-curled silk roses on an automatic barrette. could be a bit gothic romance, or else summer garden party. This piece doesn’t have to be formal – pin into a dishevled twist, or a smooth chignon.

Patent Orchid on Skinny Headband, $50 (75% off!)
Sculpted patent orchid floats right above the ear on a skinny headband. Hand-pressed, wired orchid petals. The patent petals are embossed with all the delicate details of orchid leaves. Great for short haired ladies. Worn by Leighton Meester, aka Blair, on Gossip Girl‘s season 1 finale.

Rope Knotted Headwrap, $86 (50% off!)
Ultra thick black cording is fashioned into a high-sheen, voluptuous knot that is more gothic glamour than nautical. Use it to tame a free flowing mane, or to add polish to an updo. Finished at back with brass caps and elastic for a perfect fit.

Wide Lattice Headwrap, $15 (75% off!)
Charming wide lattice headwrap, made of vintage ribbon material and finished at back with leather tabs and elastic for a comfortable fit.

Double Rosette Headwrap, $76 (50%)
Featuring two hand-rolled rosettes on silk satin, this 2 1/4″ headwrap is finished in the back with elastic. Can be worn to create a beautiful vintage look. As seen on Gossip Girl‘s Blair.

Jennifer Behr accessories are usually quite a splurge, so this online-only event is the perfect time to pick up some hair baubles that won’t break the bank.

*Each piece was originally handmade to order. Sale styles are limited in quantity and are offered until they are sold out.

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Be Warned, Ladies: Boys Are On To Your Bumpits

A few weeks ago, Mr. Spoiled Pretty left to meet up with some of his buddies and I stayed home to catch up on some blogging and bad reality television. Just as I was getting ready for bed that night, I received the following text message from my husband:

“What’s a Bumpit?”

Turns out our friend, Chris, noticed the waitress’s sky-high hairdo and asked her if she was wearing a Bumpit – like the one he had seen featured in the ubiquitous infomercials. There was no shame in the bar maid’s game…she fessed up to wearing a Bumpit, and seem amazed that Chris had guessed her pompadour partner-in-crime.

So what’s the moral of the story, chicas? Boys are getting wise to our beauty tricks. If you decide to rock the Bumpit, don’t be surprised when someone outs you…or if a candid pic ends up on the Bumpit Sightings Blog.

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Goody Midnight Glamour Giveaway Winners!

I’ve been so busy that I forgot to announce the winners of the Goody Midnight Glamour Giveaway. Sorry ’bout that. So let’s get to it…congrats to Crystal Faulkner and Sharon Su!

These lucky ladies have won the Late Night Headband, Truly Enchanted Bobby Slides, and Disco Ball Ponytailer from Goody’s new Midnight Glamour hair accessory collection – available exclusively at Target.

Big props to Goody for sponsoring such a glamourous giveaway, and for spoiled Crystal and Sharon pretty.

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