Kerry Washington Wore A $12 Hair Accessory To The Oscars After-Party

Nominees at this year's Oscars may have had their sights set on receiving a shiny golden trophy, but our eyes were on a different kind of bling. After watching the ceremony unfold last night, we were in awe of the equally flashy hair accessories worn on the red carpet.

Grown-up butterfly clips, $12 bejeweled bobby pins, and headbands with cultural significance were all in attendance on some of our favorite stars as they hit the red carpet and the after-party circuit, proving that the easiest way to make a statement is with a cute hair accessory.


We rounded up our favorite hair-bling moments ahead to get you inspired next time your ponytail needs some extra love.

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Jenny Cho styled Lucy Boynton's side-parted bob with chunky pearls along her part — easily one of our favorite looks of the night.
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Scarlett Johansson, who was also styled by Cho, attended the Vanity Fair after-party with her pulled-back chignon decorated with silver beading to match her dress.
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America Ferrera's custom Jennifer Behr headpiece was more than just icing on top of her red carpet look: The gilded accessory worn across her forehead was a nod to her Honduran roots.
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Kerry Washington's longtime stylist Takisha Sturdivant-Drew gave her soft shoulder-length lob an (affordable!) Oscar-worthy upgrade by tucking a beaded bobby pin from Kitsch above her ear.
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Celebrity stylist Bridget Brager made Kate Bosworth's already-elegant style even more chic with the help of a diamond-encrusted clip.
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Adir Abergel put our plastic '90s butterfly clips to shame when he added this modern Gucci accent to Saoirse Ronan's bun (complete with brand-new baby bangs).
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Rebel Wilson's old-Hollywood waves were given the Kitsch treatment by her hairstylist Robert Vetica.
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Tucked away in the back of Charlize Theron's side-swept pixie cut was a thin black-and-gold headband that complemented her gown.
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Jennifer Yepez topped off Salma Hayek's ethereal updo with a beaded hair clip with pearl and leafy details.
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Billie Eilish decorated her neon-green hair with a Chanel logo clip and satin scarf.
Celebrity stylist César Ramirêz got crafty and used fabric left over from Ciara's gown to wrap her messy bun.
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