5 regal headbands: the perfect crowning glory

With stately silhouettes and opulent details finding their way into fashion for fall 2013, it seemed only diligent to call regal styling a trend. But away from the heavily beaded gowns, mosaic prints and velvet capes, there’s an even simpler and more versatile way to indulge: with a princessely, regal, statement-making headband.

After the break, 5 of the best regal headpieces to provide the crowning glory to your autumn outfits.

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Eugenia Kim Gold-tone crown headband.

While the gold crowns at Dolce & Gabbana were breathtaking to behold, a headband version makes for a far more versatile and wearable accessory. Eugenia Kim’s hits the mark with ornate gold detailing and multi-coloured jewels.

Shop: Eugenia Kim Gold-tone crown headband.

gold crown headband

ASOS Jewel Cross Headband.

The urban princess can get away with costume jewels even if a real one can’t; so an option like this one from ASOS allows you to indulge in the trend without spending all your pennies.

Shop: ASOS Jewel Cross Headband.

jewel headband

Shourouk Ulyana headband.

Swarovski crystals in emerald green against a black headband make this piece by Shourouk stand out. Wear it with a black dress at night, or to contrast a sporty ensemble by day.

Shop: Shourouk Ulyana headband.

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Julia Cameron Luna Garnet headpiece.

Pared back, elegant and mystical, Julia Cameron’s ‘Luna’ collection is for the understated medieval damsel. This piece doubles as a necklace for extra wear.

Shop: Julia Cameron Luna Garnet headpiece.

luna star headpiece

Dolce & Gabbana embellished velvet headband.

The masters of embellishment and detailing, Dolce & Gabbana know how to incorporate both lace and bejewelled detail into any possible piece. This velvet headband speaks to regal opulence without going to the full gold crown.

Shop: Dolce & Gabbana embellished velvet headband.

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Some people's wardrobes are about a small selection of pieces that all fit within one aesthetic - Tania Braukamper isn't such a person. With a wardrobe that spans three different rooms, her approach to fashion is a mixture of current-season key pieces mixed with vintage finds she's sourced on innumerous shopping trips around the world's more cultured capitals. Despite a disparate approach to shopping, Tania is adamant that the key to mixing vintage with new season is to stick to key looks and colours that work for oneself. And it's a theory that she works into her writing for Fashionising.com, where she serves as the publication's Editor.