From the daily archives: "Saturday, August 9, 2014"


The preppy styles of summer in New England are like a postcard. The navys, deep reds, and bright whites rooted in American traditional culture immediately bring up thoughts of “the cape,” Martha’s Vineyard, Newport, clambakes, and sailing. No matter where you live, embracing this style can give you a sense of being near the ocean, which is what everyone yearns for in the summer. Click the notes for tips on getting these looks.  –– Kelly Rowe

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Forget those chunky headbands you took to after watching Flashdance, these days the headband to wear is slender and elegant. Functional and fashionable, headbands hold hair in place, add a focal point, and work with styles bohemian to bombshell. We love headbands worn with loose waves, they work great with messy chignons and, on straight styles, you can backcomb the crown to create height and drama. Fancy giving it a try this weekend? Click style notes for our tips.

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