Pret Reporteur. I’m With The Band

February 26, 2009 • Accessories


Gabbie Perez for Second City Style Magazine

I was browsing through the hair accessories department of Nordstrom
last week when I overheard a conversation between two young women. They
were discussing the recent popularity of headbands, made so popular by
the Gossip Girl vixens and the runway looks of Juicy Couture,
concluding that the look is ephemeral. Yet they failed to recognize
that headbands have been around for centuries (so they can hardly be
called a trend!) and they are the ultimate hair accessory.

The headband could possibly be God’s greatest fashion gift to women:
they can save you from a bad hair day, they instantly add a feminine
flare to your outfit, and (best of all) they are universally
attractive, working well with all hair types and styles.

A few things to remember when picking out your band:

1. Shape and Color Matter
Since I have a fuller face and dark brown hair, I know to pick a wider
band and to avoid tortoise shell and black (they just get lost in my

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One Response to Pret Reporteur. I’m With The Band

  1. I LOVE Whitney’s version of this …always have 😉

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