Good Hair

i haven’t been able to get the beautiful hair accessories by Brook&Lyn and Jujumade out of my mind since they launched their LA colab series recently. why don’t we dress up our hair more? i’m not one to talk, since i barely ever wear my hair out of a top knot (yes i’m one of those). but it would be nice to see our tresses a bit more jazzed up. not in a diamanté alice band way (shudder) – just in a casual “oh this ceramic barrette? i wear it all the time” way.

also reminded me of this revelation that bobby pins were actually invented to be inserted crinkle side down. did you know that? i did not, and judging by all the ladies in my twitter feed neither did they.

jujumade + brook&lyn hair accessories:

simple bobby pins at vanessa jackman:

maison michel for opening ceremony:

after dark copper hair cuff:

which you can achieve using an oysho copper hair tie:

always love the hair tutorials from a cup of jo:

also dig the DIY do’s from refinery29:

how to do a halo braid:

simple golden flower hair pins:

grecian leaf head piece:

floral haircomb by ginny & jude:

an elk antler (!) hair comb:

fun hair ties from anthropologie:

even funner match stick bobby pins by kate spade:

rodarte deco ball hair comb:

going a bit older now, a beautiful art nouveau hair comb:

 

more antique hair combs:

even older, hair combs from the qing dynasty:

 

 

and, unrelated by kind of related…

hair portraits by elizabeth mayville:

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24 Responses to Good Hair

  1. Ismay Wednesday 14 November, 2012 at 3:41 pm #

    Lovely. I just bought my mum a ’20′s tortoise shell hair comb for Christmas. I think she’s going to love it! I knew about bobby pins but I think the confusion isn’t helped by the fact that when they’re decorated, it’s on the wrong side, so if you put them in crinkle side down, the decoration would face your head! It’s silly.

  2. md Wednesday 14 November, 2012 at 4:13 pm #

    Maravillosos accesorios y preciosa entrada la de hoy.
    Gracias

    Buen día.

  3. nina Wednesday 14 November, 2012 at 5:01 pm #

    wishing I had long hair again now!

  4. MONEASYWARDROBE.COM Wednesday 14 November, 2012 at 7:44 pm #

    such a desirable post!!!!

    http://www.moneasywardrobe.com

  5. Camille Wednesday 14 November, 2012 at 7:55 pm #

    Revelation indeed! But it makes sense, and they might hold hair better that way (?). Lately I’ve really been into wearing one side of my hair held with something like that (http://www.stone-bridge.co.uk/classic-narrow-large-barrette-1244-p.asp). I use the very long ones since I have very thick hair. Not sure whether it’s pretty or not, but it’s very practical. Also, have you seen this (http://inspirationalhair.tumblr.com/post/31796165070) fantastic use of bobby pins at Rodarte SS2012? Now, to find simple gold bobby pins…

  6. wmbg Wednesday 14 November, 2012 at 8:15 pm #

    so pretty. i really need to learn how to braid my hair like that. for some reason, it always looks easy in the tutorials but when i try to do it myself, i can’t.

  7. Noemie Wednesday 14 November, 2012 at 11:10 pm #

    Thanks for the great finds!! I didn’t knew Etsy seller Elizbeth Mayville, lovely work.

  8. Rebecca Thursday 15 November, 2012 at 4:38 am #

    I. LOVED. THIS.

    I’m growing my hair out – it’s past the shoulders now! – and was overjoyed with this great post. Lovely, just lovely.

    Thank you!

  9. tailor_made Thursday 15 November, 2012 at 12:08 pm #

    love the idea of dressng up hairs, you’ve just inspired me:) I especially opt for ‘Art Nouveau’ combs, amazing.

  10. Michelle Thursday 15 November, 2012 at 1:31 pm #

    Makes me want to grow out my hair.

  11. Sarah Thursday 15 November, 2012 at 5:56 pm #

    Hi Diana!

    I have been really into hair accessories as well! Designed a collection of floral-inspired barrettes, combs, and ponytail holders this past s/s for my etsy shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/wenvrsleep. And I am working on a line of floral tiaras and crowns for weddings for s/s 2013. I posted an image of my first attempt on my Instagram: http://instagr.am/p/QzkUUEJJ42/.

  12. Channing Friday 16 November, 2012 at 6:57 am #

    I am in aw and inspired by all of your post. All of your content flows so well. This post is great, not just focusing on a single product but lots, plus DYI and history and art. I don’t know how you have the time to research and collect all this content. really really well done

  13. Elena Saturday 17 November, 2012 at 2:29 pm #

    Amazing post! Love all your beautiful finds!!

  14. Carly Tuesday 20 November, 2012 at 3:24 pm #

    to go along with your unrelated, but kind of related… Tara Bogart’s Modern Hair Study: http://www.tarabogart.com/a-modern-hair-study/17_3_142.html :)

  15. Megan Thursday 22 November, 2012 at 8:10 pm #

    I’m totally taken with the Opening Ceremony feather pin. And those hair portraits are just beautiful. I love that the subject has their back to us! I’m a ‘hair-up’ kind of girl, so this post really ticked all the boxes!

  16. Ana Sunday 25 November, 2012 at 9:27 pm #

    I am very interested in the GREECIAN LEAF HEADPIECE. Where can I find it to purchase it?It is so lovely! Thank you!

  17. nikia Saturday 1 December, 2012 at 8:15 pm #

    Love the gold leaf headband.where can I find one like it

  18. TRENDSURVIVOR Thursday 6 December, 2012 at 12:17 am #

    Love your post! I have a collection of hair clips! One of my favorite items is the hair cuff… I bought mine from H&M last year and I wear it a lot!

    xxx
    Nina
    http://trendsurvivor.com

  19. Maj Sunday 9 December, 2012 at 5:53 pm #

    Hello,
    How can I purchase the Grecian leaf head piece? I absolutely love it!

    Please use the email I had left, that is my personal email.
    Thank you.

    • Miss Moss Sunday 9 December, 2012 at 6:02 pm #

      just click on the link in the post.

  20. Claire Smithe Wednesday 23 January, 2013 at 7:11 pm #

    Where can I purchase the gold leaf headband?

  21. Chelsea Tuesday 29 January, 2013 at 5:17 am #

    Where do I get this headband?

    • Miss Moss Tuesday 29 January, 2013 at 7:13 am #

      all the products are linked to their relevant shop.

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