Headscarves, whether inspired by movie stars from the 60s, ethnic cultures or fashion shows, look chic and cute. There are a number of great ways to style a headscarf depending upon your mood, choice of color, accessories or ways of carrying it. Fashion is all about risking it, taking inspiration and evolving.
From Audrey Hepburn and Hema Malini, the epitome of sophistication, to Sonam Kapoor, Jennifer Lopez and Solange Knowels, the current gen fashion inspirations, have all sported headscarves.
If you’re fashion conscious and follow the trends religiously, the best part about headscarves is that they can never go out of fashion. The different ways of wrapping it makes it a very versatile accessory which can be used in every season. Also, It is also one of the best ways to escape bad hair days, protect your hair from the heat and the easiest way to get ready when you don’t have much time to style your hair.
Here are 6 cool and easy ways of wearing a headscarf:
1. For a 1940s pin up look, take a thin scarf which can be tied in a bow on your head, right in the center . You could throw in some big statement earrings, a bright (red) lipstick or cat eyes, depending upon the look you’re going for.
2. For a boho-romantic-gypsy look, wrap it around your head and tie it at the back, leaving it’s ends flowing.
3. Experiment with an ethnic look! Sikh women carry their turbans gracefully and with pride. In Africa, women tie colourful turbans to complement their skin tones and bring out the beauty on their faces. Take inspiration from them and try their dos with different, colorful scarves.
4. If you want to go for a grunge look, tie your headscarf in way that it partly covers your head. You could leave your hair loose or tie in a loose ponytail- whatever floats your boat.
5. Bohemian glam is a thing and it is trending, y’know. All you need to do is, cover your head (from your hairline) and twist the ends and make a bun. Tuck the ends under headscarf.
6. Messy hair turbans are a boon on bad hair days. If you’re ever short on time, throw your hair into a messy bun, tie a turban and you’re good to go!
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