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Crowning Glory

Dramatic headbands, combs, and more. Plus, the best hairstyles to wear with each.

Illustrations by Cecilia Carlstedt  

Headbands flatter any hair length—pixie crops included—says hairstylist Rebekah Forecast of Sally Hershberger Downtown. She especially likes them paired with half-up locks, which “give natural volume at the crown.” Swarovski-crystal continuous band, by Erickson Beamon, $478, at Beyond 7, 623 W. 27th St., at Eleventh Ave.; 646-619-6857.

Bobby Pins
One or two bobbies are sweet, but Forecast maintains that a little cluster is more dramatic. This goes for every hair length, but, as with combs, you have better luck keeping the pins in place if there’s a “bend” in the hair (think curls or waves). Double Star bobby pins, by Jennifer Behr, $92 each, at

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