Five Whimsical Ways To Style Your Hair This Winter

Top hairstylist Benjamin James from Ryder Salon shares his playful ideas for having fun with hair accessories

Photo / Luke Foley Martin.

"On damp hair, apply a finishing serum through ends and blow dry using a vent brush to create lift. Next, use a curling tong to create a nonchalant movement. Curling big sections in alternating directions will give you more of A carefree movement rather than a contrived, structured shape.”

SLIDE JOB (main image above):

Chunky snap clips are all the more fun when stacked together. Gucci hair clip aside, these sweet mottled resin and tortoiseshell designs are lighter on the wallet, meaning you can add a few more to your cart.  Gucci hair slides $530  Assorted clips available here.



Add a touch of whimsy to a fuss-free style by twisting pretty floral hairpins in a variety of pastel hues at random intervals around your head. Kokoro flower pins $30.


Elevate your ‘do (literally) and disguise plain hair bands by sliding statement cuffs or bracelets over a messy high bun. Not afraid of heights? Go boldly and stack two jewel-toned cuffs on top of each other, like these ones by Gucci, $1350 each.


Statement headbands and bows are big news for 2020, so why choose just one when you can wear both? More is more is more, right? Gucci necklace $2260. Headbands, $5 each, from Kmart.


A messy top knot is given a chic upgrade when wrapped in a plush velvet scrunchie. Abundant, colourful or ruffled, scrunchies are everywhere this year – whether stacked on the wrist or interwoven into hair.
Scrunchies stylist’s own.

Photographer / Luke Foley-Martin. Hair / Benjamin James from Ryder using Iles Formula and GHD hot tools. Makeup / Hannah Richards. Model / Amber Kate Jackson from 62 Model Management.

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