Spring's Hottest, Can't-Go-Wrong Hair Accessories

With temps making their way toward the '70s and fashion following suit with a boho-chic, spring vibe, it's officially a race to the warm-weather finish line. But while it's tempting to declare your recently upgraded wardrobe in winning form, a few spring hair accessories just might prove to be the perfect finishing touch—not to mention surprisingly easy to work into your repertoire. So check out our mash-up of cool options—from nature-inspired to cocktail-ready to minimalist sleek—for an inspired mix of luxe and low-key spring hair accessory finds.
Barrettes—Whether you're rocking one oversized clip or piling on a happy jumble, it's all about getting creative with barrettes this season.
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Above, from left: Prada fall '11 images courtesy of Redken; L. Erickson Long Skinny Knot Barrette, $18, available at France Luxe; Cynthia Rowley Oversized Barrette, $25, available at Cynthia Rowley.
>Above, from left: Cynthia Rowley spring '11 image courtesy of Wella; Urban Outfitters Oversized Turquoise barrette, $19, available at Urban Outfitters; Carolina Herrera spring '11 image courtesy of Moroccanoil.
Above, from left: General Store Native American Beaded Barrettes, $35 for set of two, available at General Store; Goody Jenna Barrettes, $3.29, available at drugstores nationwide; Rodarte spring '11 image courtesy of Aveda.
Combs—Equal parts vintage sophistication and Grace Coddingtion chic, the simple comb can go both laid back and totally night out-ready.
Above, from left: French Luxe Basic Side Comb Classic Black, $12, available at France Luxe; Urban Outfitters Oversized Leaf Comb, $12, available at Urban Outfitters.
Above, from left: Miu Miu fall '11 images courtesy of Redken; French Luxe Basic Side Comb Classic Wild Cat, $12, available at France Luxe.
Ponytail Holders—Sure, they're completely utilitarian, but these hair ties offer a foolproof way to punch things up.
Above, from left: Topshop Fabric Rose Hairband, $18, available at Topshop; Bob Bijoux Hair Tie Set, $45, available at Shopbop; Anthropologie Simple Ponytail Holders, $12, available at Anthropologie.
Show Some Sparkle—Simple yet stunning, these faux gems are meant to be noticed.
Above, from left: Badgley Mischka spring '11 image courtesy of Moroccanoil; Ban.Do Crystal Swirl Bobbi Pin, $130, available at Ban.Do; L. Erickson Crystal Pave Barrette in Violet, $42, available at France Luxe; Sonia Rykiel fall '11 image courtesy of Redken.
Above, from left: Louis Vuitton fall '11 image courtesy of Redken; Anthropologie Shining Bright Headband, $32, available at Anthropologie; Goody Harvest Sun Barrettes, $5.39 each, available at Target stores nationwide.
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