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Growing out bangs can be a challenge, one that many people resolve with an arsenal of bobby pins and headbands. Accessories are a great help for the occasional bad hair day, but it is possible to grow out a fringe without wearing it pinned back for six months. The key is to embrace some interim steps, reshaping your bangs instead of just letting them go wild. Following these steps will gradually blend your bang into the rest of your hair so you’ll feel like you have a real style every step of the way. Click the notes for three simple steps to bang grow-out success. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

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It is way to warm to think about sweaters or velvet pants, but adding some hair accessories is a great way to wear fall fashion without overheating. This autumn, hair adornments run the gamut from understated hairpins to over-the-top jeweled headbands and everything in-between. Vintage-inspired fabrics, tulle veils, and playful shapes provide plenty of opportunity for experimentation. Click the notes to learn more about the season’s top trends. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

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While shopping for last minute gifts at the Union Square Holiday Market, I discovered amazing ornate and metallic headbands by Avigail Adam and I’m obsessed. With my currently packed schedule of holiday parties and dinners, I’m into anything that will keep me looking glamorous with the least amount of effort. Avigail’s handmade designs, which are inspired by the fashion and culture of ancient civilizations, add just the right amount of bohemian sparkle and glam. They’re easy to use and perfect for the girl on-the-go. If you stop by the booth, Avigail will even personally choose a style for you and show you how to wear it. From gold blooming flower hair sticks to silver wreath headbands, my trend senses ares saying these accessories are definitely a do for this and every season. Click through to the notes to see some of my favorite pieces. –– Michelle Rotbart Click for StyleNotes →

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When one of the IT girls chops off their locks it makes headlines, but when they grow out their hair it often goes unreported. Still, we can’t help but notice that some of the cropped-cut trailblazers—Carey Mulligan, Michelle Williams, Elizabeth Moss, and Karlie Kloss—are wearing their hair longer. Pixie’s have become long bobs, bobs have become below the shoulder shapes. Does this mean the reign of the bob is coming to an end? Are longer shapes making a comeback? Click the notes to learn more. –– Laura Martin

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It’s officially spring, which means it’s time to cut your hair. Don’t let your locks be your security blanket; show off that pretty face, swan-like neck, and sultry shoulder. I’ve seen many great celebrity examples lately, with Lauren Conrad and Katy Perry two noteworthy stars intent on showing how cute short hair can be. Go for a crop, I promise it will grow back––sometimes too quickly! There are tons of pros to having cropped locks––find five of the best things about having a shorter ‘do in the notes. –– Michelle Rotbart

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