Saturday, 31 May 2014

The Classic Hair Accessory

*Pearl headband: c/o GLITZY SECRETS

Black lace dress: TOPSHOP

*Crystal drop earrings: c/o LOLA AND GRACE 

To coincide with the release of the movie Grace of Monaco, I was given the opportunity to review one of these absolutely beautiful head pieces from Glitzy Secrets who have an amazing range of vintage inspired hair accessories, including this Pearl Headband which I chose. I know a lot of headbands are really flimsy and I got a huge shock with this one - the quality is literally amazing with the headband being sturdy and the pearls being firmly rooted into it. The headband itself is definitely one of the most eyecatching hair pieces I've owned and any one of Glitzy Secret's accessories would be perfect for proms, weddings or any special occassion really. I don't know about anyone else but I am obsessed with the earlier 1900 decades and this is just one of those kind pieces which makes me feel instantly glam - think Gatsby with a modern twist. Glitzy Secrets have also written a blog post about the wedding of Grace Kelly and you can read that here.

All in all I was so pleased with the headband and I'll definitely be wearing it for the next special occassion I attend.

p.s. I really suck at any hairstyle other than my usual basic bed head curls (as that is just how my hair is so really I can't even take credit for that!!) so apologies for the very messy and poor attempt at a different style ha! 

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Amy x


  1. Love this headband and it looks so good as an every-day wear. It reminds me of Gatsby too!
    Stop by sometime, Sarah x

  2. That headband is so so pretty! Lovely photography too <3 xo

  3. Stunning Amy, just beautiful x

  4. Such a beautiful headband!
    Looks so pretty in your hair.


  5. Hairband looks lovely on you :) I love your lace dress as well so pretty x

  6. The hairband is stunning really suits you and the outfit, lovely photography.

  7. Absolutely beautiful♡♡♡

  8. Such a delicate pretty hair band looks really lovely! Like your bold red lip too! xx

  9. Wow you look perfect! Love your hair and your style. Definitely a blog to follow.
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    I invite you to visit my blog.


  10. So beautiful and classy!
    Love the photographs too!

    Kimmiberry xo

  11. you look amazing!
    I'm so like you when it comes to hair haha! although yours always looks a lot nicer than mine :) xx

  12. Absolutely gorgeous hairband and earrings amy! Perfect way to accessorise your black dress :) x
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  13. The hairband looks lovely on you! I love the vintage influence of it :) x

  14. The pearl hairband is so pretty. It looks very elegant but simple! It looks lovely paired with your earrings x

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  15. I'm not usually into hair accessories but I think this headband looks so, so pretty on you! Going to go and have a look at their website :)


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  16. very beautiful :)

  17. That headband looks so pretty and I love how you've styled it :)

    Millie x

  18. I love vintage sooo much! :) Beautiful hair piece!

    Also that red lipstick is gorgeous!


  19. This headband really suits you! I've recently bought a couple of floral headbands which look really nice in my opinion and I could get used to wearing hair accessories more often :) Great post.

    Yazmin xx

  20. You looook flawless!!!! I loooove that pearl headband and your dress! Soooo gorgeous!!!
    xo Beckerman Girls

  21. You're just gorgeous ! I love the hand band

    I really like your blog, keep up the good work =D

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    Hope you'll say yes,


  22. This is absolutely gorgeous!
    The headband is amazing :-)

    Julia x

  23. Very pretty! I love pearls myself.


  24. I love this little band so sweet! You really suit it. xxx

  25. Beautiful - reminds me of the Dolce and Gabbana looks!


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