If the hair trends for summer 2014 taught us anything, it is to definitely try and liven up our favorite hairstyle with some amazing hair accessories. And amoungst these hair accessories, a dainty headband, both pretty and elegant, is perhaps the easiest one to work with for the season. From flowy maxi dresses and sophisticated evening gowns, to boyfriend jeans and basic tees, trust the right headband to add a fabulous accent to any of your summer outfits.

Taking inspiration from the runway, we have gathered 9 of the best headbands for summer. Find them all, after the break.

best headbands for summer

ASOS Skinny Headband.

The skinny headband in metallic gold is a definite must for the season. Use it to perfect a classic night look, or to add a bit of luxury to a otherwise effortless summer dress:

Shop: ASOS Skinny Headband at ASOS.com

Best headbands for summer

Valentino Embellished Textured-leather Headband.

All it takes to infuse a summer hairstyle with regal attitude and a timeless kind of elegance, is something as simple as a leather-embellished headband from Valentino:

Shop: Valentino Embellished Textured-leather Headband at Net-a-Porter.com

Best headbands for summer

Jennifer Behr ‘Eris’ Headband.

If you’re after a goddess-like look for the summer, complement your bronzed skin, your diaphane dress and gladiator sandals with a gold-tone headband, featuring a whimsical woven leaf design:

Shop: Jennifer Behr ‘Eris’ Headband at Farfetch.com

Best headbands for summer

Topshop Knot Headband.

It was Alexis Mabille’s beautiful reenvisioning of the thick blue headbands the one that steered a new trend for the summer. Complement yours with a bold lip colour and subtle cat eyes:

Shop: Topshop Knot Headband at Topshop.com

Best headbands for summer

ASOS Filigree Leaf Head Band.

Choose something as delicate as a beaded leaf design adorning a slim metallic headband, to add a note of elegance to your low knots, beach waves and sleek ponytails this summer:

Shop: ASOS Filigree Leaf Head Band at ASOS.com

Best headbands for summer

Matthew Williamson Crystal-embellished PVC Headband.

If you would like to ditch simplicity for something that’s definitely on the eye-catching side, do pick a headband adorned with multicolored glass crystals, to successfully replace your use of statement jewelry: 

Shop: Matthew Williamson Crystal-embellished PVC Headband at Net-a-Porter.com

Best headbands for summer

Marni Embellished Headband.

The playfulness of the multi-faceted stone embellishments gain a modern elegance when dipped in the severity of all black. A headband that speaks about effortless luxury:

Shop: Marni Embellished Headband at Farfetch.com

Best headbands for summer

Dolce & Gabbana Swarovski Crystal-embellished Silk Headband.

This summer is all about precious ornaments turning minimalistic headbands into statements of style. A mix of hand-painted acetate flowers, with yellow and amber Swarovski crystals, make Dolce & Gabbana’s silk headband an exquisite investment:

Shop: Dolce & Gabbana Swarovski Crystal-embellished Silk Headband at Net-a-Porter.com

Best headbands for summer

ASOS Faux Pearl Hairband with Ribbon Tie.

Faux pearls never looked prettier. Forget all about wearing them around your neck, and choose them on chic headbands instead, ready to enhance any given hairstyle, no matter how effortless :

Shop: ASOS Faux Pearl Hairband with Ribbon Tie at ASOS.com

Best headbands for summer

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