ACCESSORIES REPORT: Knit Your Way Into Winter Headbands

Accessories Report

It’s getting to be that time of year when it’s cold enough outside that it seems like it could snow at any moment. That extra chill in the air that nips your nose is telling you it’s about time to start bundling up in warmer coats, scarves, mittens and hats. However, not every girl is into the winter hats for one reason, hat hair. No one likes having flat, static bearing locks, so I’ve got the perfect solution: knit headbands. Not only do these headbands keep your ears and head warm but they also look super cute. Knit headbands are perfect for the colder weather and those windy days, and since knit is a pretty stretchy material, your hair won’t look flat when you take it off.

The Fashionista I found was wearing a very chic tan knit headband from a boutique along with a black Burberry coat, a brown sparkly sweater from Free People, dark washed Sevens jeans and a pair of nude Steve Madden flats. What stood out to me was how this Fashionista was wearing her knit headband around her head over her hair, which gave it the current trendy turban look.

Celebrities such as Shailene Woodley, Jamie Chung and even fashion icon and designer Whitney Port have all caught onto this stylish winter trend. Whether you prefer the bold and fun signature Missoni print or a classic solid color from Prada, there's a knit headband for everyone. There are so many diverse colors and variations, from the ski-chic inspired headbands to the more feminine and glitzy trends; it’s easy to find your style.

Knit headbands are also great because they are a total DYI accessory that you can create in no time. Just go out and grab your choice of string and start knitting away! You can also add beads and embellishments to a store bought or handmade headband to give it some extra pizzazz and your own special, unique touch.

Spotted: During the Marc Jacob Spring 2012 RTW runway show he featured hats, headscarves and some ivory knit winter headbands.


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