Fashion Trends: Blair Waldorf style bow headbands (and one star one) at Topshop

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You can blame Gossip Girl’s Blair Waldorf for this one, folks – or thank her, if you like her style. It’s the bow headband and bitchy Blair is never knowingly seen without one. Thanks to Topshop, you don’t have to be without one either now: all of the styles above can be found at Topshop.com (yes, we know one of them is a star, not a bow, but we liked it…), with prices ranging from £1 for the leopard print headband at the bottom of the picture up to £25 for the oversized purple satin band, which is particularly Waldorfian.

This is a very cutesy style which clearly won’t suit everyone. The Fashion Police can personally testify that headbands like these (either with or without the adornments) can be a godsend on bad hair days, but take it too far, and they can also make you look like Minnie Mouse. Not a look we’d recommend.

Speaking of Minnie Mouse, though, hands up if you’d wear this one:

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It’s Topshop’s sequin "ears" headband and it’s the perfect example of what happens when you take the bow thing too far. It’s £25, but does Minnie know Topshop have stolen her ears, we wonder? Would you wear it?

Purple silk headband, £25; red bow alice band, £5; star headband, £7; star-print alice band, £5; animal print headband, £1

14 Comments

  • June 23, 2008

    Diana

    I LOVE the star headband, but I doubt I can pull it off :o/

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  • June 24, 2008

    Theresa

    A lil too 80’s or 10-year-old-girly for me

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  • August 18, 2008

    sue

    no, just no.

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    • January 8, 2012

      jun147

      blair waldorf is amazing and evrybody know that !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • September 10, 2008

    Elisabeth

    Blair pulls it off nicely, but those headbands are hideous.

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  • December 1, 2008

    Pri

    i got my headbands by the designer rachel wiseman and stacey lapidus. they’re actually used by Blair in GG….and they’re not as expensive as you think…..

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  • December 31, 2008

    Lucy

    Blair actually uses a lot of Jennifer Ouellette headbands too, which are kind of pricy, but definitely the best headbands I’ve ever had 🙂

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  • March 19, 2009

    Dutchess

    I wear headbands all the time. It gives funky personality to any preppy ensemble.

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  • March 19, 2009

    girly

    I know a new designer. She’s so fab cause all her stuff are so different and really couture. Their not the least bit simple which is why e’o will be oohing and aahing long after you have gone. They are pricey but def worth it. It makes any outfit go from great to va va voom.

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  • March 19, 2009

    The Fashion Police

    Wow, Girly/Duchess – you must like these headbands a LOT to go to the trouble of posting comments under different names about them!

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  • April 8, 2009

    baby gifts

    The animal print headband will look great on my 1yr old baby. Love it! I just hope they’ll have stock soon.

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  • June 2, 2009

    theinnerme

    I bought my inspired ones from
    http://www.dolls-and-divas.com/
    They have alot of designs!

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  • June 6, 2010

    Iheartheadbands

    Headbands will make a cute girl cuter. guys will go crazy but you gotto be able to pull it off. thread safely.

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  • January 8, 2012

    jun147

    aaaaaammmmmmmmaaaaaaaaaaaaaazzzzzzzzzzzzzziiinnnnnnnnnnnnggggggg!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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