The last time you wore a ribbon in your hair, you were likely sporting pigtails and braces. Ribbons don't have to evoke a grade-school vibe, though. Ribbons in velvety, ribbed, and silky varieties have even been spotted on recent runways, and with good reason. When done right, this unexpectedly chic accessory provides a simple way to dress up your hair for any holiday occasion. To get hair ribbon ideas that are the antithesis of juvenile, read on.
Here's a trend that's easy to tie on: Luscious ribbons in rich colors and materials, fashioned into big, graceful bows. Girly lace and ribbon accents are huge this fall, and now bows are showing up on everything from dresses to tops to shoes and purses. It's a great look for pretty dinner parties and holiday gatherings and an easy way to dress up an otherwise simple look. Here's a look at some of our favorite finds.
3.1 Phillip Lim Silk Tea Dress, $530, available here.
Gap Peep-Toe Bow Wedge, $48, available here.
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