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Winter 2020 Must Have Hair Accessories and Hair Accessory Trends

Winter 2020 hair accessories, here! Yes, hair accessories are still in style for winter 2020. As a matter of fact, winter 2020 is big for hair accessories and hats. Everyone chic still wears some accessory in her hair this season. From headbands, pearl hairpins, bobby pins, pearl hair clips, barrettes, wrap cords, tie scrunchies to tiaras, bandanas, veils and headscarves tied under the chin. It truly seems that the Gossip Girl season is back. The rule is only one! Put a headband on! Yes, a headband is still a No. 1 key hair accessory trend for winter 2020 that you must follow blindly. But there are 5 other hair accessory trends you should now, too. So scroll down to find out what hair accessories are in for winter 2020 and where to buy hair accessories online.

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HAIR ACCESSORIES IN FASHION FOR WINTER 2020 WINTER 2021

As said, hair accessories are fashionable in winter 2020. And there are many different types of hair accessories that are in fashion this season. Some are copied from the 90, some from the 80s and the 70s, and some are new.

Luckily, winter 2020 hair accessories are not as exaggerated as they were season’s ago. Hence, none of us will have any regrets when splurging on hair accessories for winter 2020. Nor wearing them afterwards.

And yes, we are still shopping and wearing hair accessories like we were little girls. Only in a grownup way, of course.

Anyway, here is the list of all 2020 trending hair accessories you need to know today! And where to shop the most fashionable hair accessories at the best price online.

I made sure to find hair accessories for as little as a cup of coffee you get in the morning. But also as pricy as the champagne your team orders after working week on the Wall Street.

So make sure you click on all the hair accessories you see. Ps. The dopes are really good this time around. Yet Jennifer Behr, Sophie Bille Brahe, Rosantica and Alexandre de Paris are worthy of investment. Especially if you want to pass the hair accessory to your little princess one day.

But before you scroll down and start building your capsule hair accessory closet, read the next paragraph carefully.

First, two good news for you. There is no “hair accessories out of style” report following this trend report because almost all last season’s hair accessories are still in style for winter 2020. Yes, almost all. Hence only two bad news for you.

Well, only if made a stock of scrunchies and plastic hairclips. You won’t need them for winter 2020. Most of the 90s hair accessories are out of style for winter 2020. Almost all but the bandana, hair cord and bucket hat!

Don’t get me wrong, scrunchies are not out of style for winter 2020. They are just not as fashionable as they were anymore. Unless they come with a ribbon, of course.

By the way, leopard print hair accessories are back in style for winter 2020 2021.

Ps. After seeing a huge demand for hair accessories store managers will undoubtedly put on sale all sorts of things, you could be wearing in your hair. Many of those will be childish, kitschy and not fashionable at all – like the banana clip. You can put it back.

Anyway, better read through the end of this hair accessory trend report to make sure merchants don’t fool you around.
Oh, and better shop hair accessories at the women’s department. Ps. Mona, don’t steal pearly hairpins from your little princess!

And here they are – key hair accessory trends for winter 2020 2021. All hair accessories that are in this season.

1 HEADBAND

As said, a headband is No. 1 key hair accessory trend for winter 2020 2021. Surprised? Probably not since wide headbands were in style for quite some time now.

Nevertheless, this hair accessory trend got an update for winter 2020 2021. They are even more luxurious then seasons before. “Wear your headband like a crown!” is 2020’s outspoken fashion rule.

However, wide headbands are no longer the only headbands in fashion. Even though, as said, they are still the most fashionable hair accessory.

For winter 2020 winter 2021 thin headbands are in style too! Also headbands with feathers, leather headbands, headbands with pearls, headbands with flowers, and bejewelled headbands. In short, all the headbands you can get. Yes, even that painful plastic headband in neon colour.

THE BEST WIDE HEADBANDS FOR WINTER 2020

Mentioning the pain, here are my favourite wide headbands that cause no pain behind the ears.

GOSSIP GIRL PRETTY THIN HEADBANDS FOR WINTER 2021

Be sure to shop for these pretty headbands too. They are perfect to wear with blue jeans or other casual clothes for work. The headband truly elevates the look. Plus makes you look chic and stylish.

EMBELLISHED HEADBANDS ARE MUST BUY FOR WINTER 2020 2021

I probably shouldn’t say this at the beginning of winter 2020 hair accessory trend report, but I will say it anyway; if you can only buy one hair accessory – get an embellished headband.

LEATHER HEADBAND IS THE CHICEST HAIR ACCESSORY THIS WINTER

If you can get one more thing – get a leather headband. I’m getting a twisted leather headband too.

MUST HAVE HEADBANDS FOR WINTER 2020

A headband is a perfect hair accessory to wear with a winter coat in the snow too. That is when you don’t wear the headscarf, of course.

By the way, there is a new way to wear a headband in winter 2020/21. Quite surprising as a matter of fact. But more about how to wear a headband in winter 2020/21 in the AW20/21 style trend report. You can check that report later – after you build your hair accessory capsule box. By the way, where do you keep your hair accessories? I keep them in the boxes in the vanity in my dressing room.

2 SPORTY HEADBAND

No, it’s not only the Gossip Girl headbands that are fashionable for winter 2020/21. Sporty headbands, like those from the 80s, are fashionable for winter 2020 winter 2021, too.

Browse through the widget below to shop for the coolest headbands of the season.

THE BEST SPORTY HEADBANDS FOR WINTER 2020/21

3 VEIL

Second biggest hair accessory trend for winter 2020/21 is a veil. Yes, a veil. Even though we won’t be going out as much as used to this season – or at all, veils are one of the biggest winter 2020 hair accessory fashion trends.

VEILS YOU CAN WEAR EVERY DAY

Obviously, you can wear a veil casually too. Worry not, I will show you how to wear a veil on an ordinary day pretty soon. As soon as my friend makes me a headband with a veil that matches my favourite pair of jeans. Ps. Be sure to sign up for a new blogpost alter (click the little bell in the right corner of your desktop) to get a little desktop alert once I publish my first outfit with a veil.

4 HAIR ACCESSORIES WITH PEARLS

Another big hair accessory trend for winter 2020/21 is hair accessories with pearls. Yes, pearl hair accessories are still in style. Even the pearl hairpins.

But, we are sizing up on pearl hairclips for winter 2020 2021 again. The most fashionable pearl hairpins and pearl barrettes are bigger than last season.

Nevertheless, hair accessories with pearls are more sophisticated for winter 2020/21, than they were in 2019. Therefore, the most fashionable pearl hair accessory for winter 2020 2021 is a bobby pin with a single pearl. Or with a few big pearls set one after another.

PEARL BOBBY PIN

A pearl bobby pin is truly a must-have hair accessory for winter 2020. And no, not only for when your bangs grow out and you can’t get it trimmed. Bobby pins are easy to style, easy to place in your hair, plus have the longest fashion life span.

The only bad side of the pearl bobby pin is that you can lose it easily. I have already lost 3 of them. Luckily you get 7 pearl bobby pins in this set from Jennifer Behr.

Browse through the widget below to shop pearl bobby pins I already have. Yes, I have them all. Hence pearl bobby pins are not only the most stylish pearl hair accessory this season, but also my favourite hair accessory for winter 2020.

UNDER $4.00 PEARL BOBBY PINS TO KEEP IN YOUR HANDBAG

All in all, a bobby pin with pearls is the most wearable hair accessory. Plus more sophisticated than any hair accessory with pearls. Not mentioning, the most office-appropriate pearl hair accessory you could find this season.

Well, truth to be told, it shares the tag of the most office-appropriate pearl hair accessory with pearl barrette and pearl headband.

Ps. Be sure to check winter 2020/21 style trend report to find out how to pin pearl hairpins in your hair fashionably.

PEARL HEADBAND

A pearl headband is office appropriate hair accessory also. Plus, you can wear it for all social events this season.

THE BEST PEARL HAIRCLIPS TO SHOP FOR WINTER 2020

I’m pretty sure you already have a bunch of big pearl clips. But just in case some of the pearls already fell off or you misplaced your favourite pearl hairclip – here are a few more to shop for winter 2020.

PEARL BARRETTE

Pearl barrette is a hair accessory you can wear to work without any chance of looking girly.

I already showed you how to style this hair accessory with a black suit some time ago. Make sure you check that look again in case you forgot.

PEARL SCRUNCHIE AND PEARL TIES

5 CHAIN HAIR ACCESSORIES

Chain accessories are a big fashion trend this season. And chain hair accessories are the latest fashion trend to follow blindly. Or at least wear with this season’s most fashionable shirtdress.

CHAIN HAIR ACCESSORIES ARE A SMALL INVESTMENT THAT WILL MAKE YOU LOOK ON TREND INSTANTLY – BUY THESE CHAINED HAIR ACCESSORIES

6 LOGO BARRETTE

Logo barrettes are fashionable again. Truth to be told, logo barrettes are even more fashionable for winter 2020 winter 2021, then they were when you bought your Prada logo barrette. And yes, there are more luxury designer barrettes you can purchase now.

I love this Fendi FF logo barrette – it’s fashionable yet sophisticated.

A LOGO BAREETTE IS AN INVESTMENT HAIR ACCESSORY JUST LIKE A BIRKIN BAG – ONLY MORE AFFORDABLE – INVEST IN THESE LUXURY BARRETTES

7 THIN SCARF

This winter 2020/21 hair accessory fashion trend is perfect for all of you who can’t wear a headband due to the pain. Wearing a thin scarf in your hair is in fashion for winter 2020/21 also.

THE PRETTIEST THIN SCARVES YOU CAN WEAR IN YOUR HAIR

8 WRAP CORD

From the most sophisticated winter 2020 hair accessory trend to the coolest hair accessories of the season. Made for cool kids only!

WRAP CORD IS A MUST TRY TIKTOK HAIR ACCESSORY

Admittedly, the coolest 90s inspired hair accessory that is trending right now is a wrap cord. Surely you can expect many TikTok guides on how to wear wrap cord in the next few weeks. All the cool kids will want to wear wrap cord in their hair.

I don’t know about you, but I still prefer silk scrunchies.

9 SCRUNCHIE WITH A BOW

Indeed, the scrunchie trend is gradually decreasing. Yet there is still one type of scrunchies in style for winter 2020 – the bow scrunchie.

The bow scrunchie trend is the trend that will last for a little more than just a while. Hence all these ribbon tie scrunchies are worthy of purchase.

TWILL SCRUNCHIE IS THE LATEST SCRUNCHIE TREND SO SHOP FOR THE MOST FASHIONABLE SCRUNCHIES OF THE SEASON

10 BUN HEADBAND

Yes, a bun headband or a bun cover is a thing. And this thing is the latest hair accessory trend for winter 2020/21. Frankly, I don’t know how big this new winter 2020/21 hair accessory trend will be, but I love it!

Besides, this hair accessory trend will be perfect to wear during the second lockdown or quarantine.

Anyway, I’m getting all these chic bun headbands.

GET THESE BUN COVERS AND FOLLOW THE LATEST HAIR ACCESSORY TREND

11 FRINGED HAIR ACCESSORIES

The fringe trend is truly big for winter 2020/21. And it’s not just the fringe skirt and the fringed jacket that are fashionable this season. No, all the fringed hair accessories are fashionable, too.

Browse through the widget below to find a fringed hair accessory that will match your new fringed dress.

THE MOST STYLISH FRINGED ACCESSORIES FOR WINTER 2020

12 HAIR ACCESSORIES WITH CRYSTAL STONES – HAIR JEWELS

If pearls are a bit too classy for you, and then you might prefer hair accessories with stones – hair accessories with glass gemstones and hair jewels.

Bejewelled hair accessories are very trendy for winter 2020. As a matter of fact, hair jewels are one of the top 5 biggest hair accessory trends this season.

Here are hair accessories with jewels to buy first.

GLASS GEMSTONE BOBBY PINS

Ps. These bobby pins are perfect under $30 birthday gift for a girl in 20s and early 30s. Plus they go well with this season’s most fashionable monochrome work outfit.

CRYSTAL BARRETTES

BEJEWELLED HAIR CLIPS

GEMSTONE HAIRBAND IS THE BEST HAIR ACCESSORY FOR A ZOOM PARTY

UNDER $5 HEADBANDS WITH GEMSTONES

CRYSTAL HEADPIECES

13 TIARA – CROWN

Now something for all of you who made your moms look for your plastic tiara before leaving for the kindergarten every single morning. Your favourite hair accessory happens to be one of the most stylish hair accessories for winter 2020.

Yes, as you read, tiaras are in style for AW20. Ps. Be sure you get yourself a tiara before the end of fall. For sure, all the most beautiful and affordable crowns will be sold by the Black Friday.

A tiara is genuinely such a beautiful addition to any party outfit. Especially for a virtual party.

I will wear a tiara with a party dress for my birthday Zoom party, too.

A CROWN IS THE BEST HAIR ACCESSORY FOR A VIRTUAL PARTY

Ps. Another reason to buy a crown now is to practice walking with a crown on your hair. You know, a tiara full of crystals and gems can be quite heavy.

A flower crown is much lighter though. And it’s fashionable too.

14 HAIR ACCESSORIES WITH FLOWERS

Yes, hair accessories with flowers are in fashion for winter 2020 too. And not just the floral print hair accessories. Flower crowns, in particular, are still trendy too.

HEADBAND WITH FLOWERS – FLOWER CROWN

Ha, there is something quite funny when it comes to the headband with flowers. You can make it on your own for as little as $5 (plus additional $$ to pay the fee after plucking wildflowers) or $3000.

Still, your hair will know the difference. Especially in the fall when you might experience the hair fallout.

Wait! Before you start to panic, let me calm you down. Your hair won’t start falling out if you wear cheapy headband or a headband you made by yourself, but it will appreciate it if you wear a silk headband.

Ps. If you want to know more about hair fallout precautions and remedies, check my recent article.

Anyway, back to the headband with flowers. If you want something more sophisticated yet floral – get a floral print headband.

FASHIONABLE FLORAL PRINT HEADBANDS TO SHOP FOR WINTER 2020

FLORAL CLIPS AND FLORAL BARRETTES

This hair accessory is perfect for all of you who like wearing petals in your hair.

FLORAL PRINT SCRUNCHIES

15 HAIR ACCESSORIES WITH RIBBONS AND BOWS

Yes, it’s fashionable to wear a bow in your hair this season. Especially a black bow – like this Chanel bow.

However, you can wear bows in three different ways for winter 2020 2021.

Firstly, on top of your hairband. Secondly, attached to your favourite scrunchie or hair tie. Or you can simply take a scarf, tie it around your hair and make a bow. In short, there are plenty of hair accessories with ribbons you can get to follow this key hair accessory trend in winter 2020.

BOW HEADBAND

My favourite hair accessory with ribbon is for sure, a bow headband.

SCRUNCHIE WITH RIBBONS

BOWS AND RIBBONS YOU CAN PIN IN YOUR HAIR

16 DRAPED HAIR ACCESSORIES

Next key hair accessories for winter 2020 are draped hair accessories.

DRAPED HEADBAND

DRAPED TURBAN

For winter 2020, a draped turban is a must. Shop these!

17 LEOPARD PRINT HAIR ACCESSORIES

Do you still know where you have your box with leopard print headbands and leopard print scrunchies? Good! Now take it out and put leopard print headband on your head. Leopard print headband is back in style!

Ps. If you totally forgot where you put your leopard print hair accessories browse through the widgets below!

GET THESE – LEOPARD PRINT HEADBAND IS IN FASHION AGAIN

18 BANDANA

Finally, the bandana. Bandana is back in style for winter 2020. Surprised? I’m not. Dior made the bandana an iconic hair accessory for winter 2020/21.

BANDANA IS AN ICONIC HAIR ACCESSORY THIS WINTER – SHOP THESE

Surely you know almost all about winter 2020 2021 hair accessories – after all this hair accessory trend report was quite detailed. But just to recap here are the answers on your most frequent questions about the latest hair accessory trends.

Are hair accessories in style?

Yes! Hair accessories are in fashion for winter 2020 2021.

What’s new in hair accessories for winter 2020 winter 2021?

The latest hair accessory fashion trend is a bun headband, also named as a bun cover. Other new hair accessory trends for winter 2020/21 are hair accessories with a veil, sporty headband, fringed hair accessories, crystal headpieces, chain hair accessories and a leather headband.

What is a must have hair accessory for winter 2020 winter 2021?

Headband! A headband, either a leather headband or embellished headband is must buy hair accessory this season.

Are headbands back in style?

Well, technically not, since headbands have never gone out of style in the last few seasons. Headbands have been in style for more than eight seasons in a row now.

Are headbands fashionable for winter 2020 2021?

Yes! Headbands are in fashion for winter 2020/21.

Are headbands unprofessional?

Some are, but not all fashionable headbands are unprofessional. Some unprofessional yet fashionable headbands are fringed headbands, headbands with a veil, headbands with a knot, headband with a bow, big gemstone headbands, pearl headbands, flower headbands and sporty headbands, of course.

What headbands are professional?

Work appropriate headbands that are in fashion too are a simple padded headband, simple wide headband, simple thin headband and a leather headband.

Can headbands cause hair loss?

Headband with teeth can be bad for your hair. If nothing else it’s hard to get it out of your hair. But will a headband with teeth cause your hair to fall out? Better wear a fashionable padded headband and use hairspray that prevents hair from falling out and you will never need to know.

How to wear a headband in 2020?

The most fashionable way to wear a headband in winter 2020 is to wear it upside down. Ps. Read the winter 2020/21 style trend report to find out more about how to wear a headband this fall.

Are scrunchies still in style?

Yes, the scrunchie is in fashion for winter 2020/21. However, you should know that the scrunchie trend is already fading and not all scrunchies are fashionable this season.

What scrunchie is in style for winter 2020 winter 2021?

The only fashionable scrunchies this season are scrunchie with a bow, scrunchie with a scarf, scrunchie with tails, pearl scrunchie, scrunchie with a ribbon, leather scrunchie, leopard print scrunchie, scrunchie in floral print.

Can I wear scrunchie for work?

While scrunchie is not a business standard hair accessory, you can wear a leather scrunchie with a low bun for work.

Are hair clips in style?

Yes, hair clips are in fashion for winter 2020/21. Especially, hair clips with flowers, pearl hair clips, crystal hair clips and gemstone hair clips.

Are barrettes in style?

Yes, barrettes are fashionable for winter 2020/21. The most fashionable barrettes this season are big logo barrettes, pearl barrettes and gemstone barrettes.

Can wedding guests wear hair accessories?

Of course, they can!

What is the best hair accessory for a Zoom party?

Any hair accessory that shines through the screen is perfect for a virtual party: especially a crystal-embellished headband or a fashionable crystal headpiece.

How to store hair accessories?

The best way to store hair accessories is to put them into a gifting box. You can put your headbands on a headband storage holder display.

How to organize hair accessories?

There are many ways to organize hair accessories. You can organize your hair accessories by hair accessories for party, hair accessories for work and hair accessories you wear at home. But since many accessories are work and party appropriate it’s better to organize your hair accessories by details; to put all the pearl hair accessories in one box, all gemstone hair accessories in the second box, all leather hair accessories in the third box, and all the leopard and floral print hair accessories in other boxes. Lastly, you can organize hair accessories by the type. You can put all the hairpins in one box, all the hair clips into another box, and all the headbands on the headband holder display.

What are the best hair accessories?

The best hair accessories are the designer hair accessories that you can pass to your daughter or sell for more.

Can hair accessory be an investment piece?

Yes, it can! Hair accessories that are worthy of investing are Prada headband, Gucci hair clip, Prada barrette, Fendi FF hair clip, Chanel bow hair clip and Chanel Camellia hair pin.

What are must have hair accessories in 2020?

5 Hair accessories you need in 2020 are a leather headband, a padded headband, bun headband, hair jewels and a thin scarf.

Where to buy hair accessories online?

The best place to buy hair accessories online are shopbop where you can find all the latest hair accessory trends, matchesfashion, MyTheresa, farfetch and shein. If you are shopping for designer hair accessories, go to farfetch, MyTheresa and matchesfashion. Go to shein if you are shopping for under $5 hair accessories.

And this is it, the list of all must-have hair accessories in 2020. Indeed the headband trend is big in 2020. But all the other hair accessories don’t fall far behind. By the way, what is your favourite winter 2020 hair accessory? Let me know in the comments below. Up next: hat trends for winter 2020/21.