August 17, 2008

Headband: Red or Blue?

Gossip Girl hasn't even started this season, but my obsession with headbands persist. The other day while I was buying a simple clip for my hair (it is way too big by the way), I came across this Cara headband and fell in love with it.
It's just so simple and understated, with a feminine but elegant bow on the side that doesn't make me look like a little girl. The subtle shiny navy blue color subtly contrasts with my black hair, making it appear even more black, which effectively is the effect I aim for. It's the perfect headband to carry me into fall, since it's so subtle I can probably wear it with everything.

The problem of course is that it comes in a variety of colors and I'm wavering between the navy blue and the deep maroon red color. My first instinct was to pick up the blue, but then I caught sight of the red and the red is so nice too. It also contrasts with my dark hair beautifully, but while the navy blue is subtly elegant, the red pops and makes a statement. It won't be as versatile as the navy blue, but it'll definitely be special.

So if you were me, which one would you pick? Or is it nothing special at all (and that I was only in love with it because it happened to match the outfit I was wearing that day) and I'm better off without it?

34 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

definitely the blue one!

8/18/2008 5:36 AM  
Blogger Quincy Bulin said...

Blue... Or both!

8/18/2008 5:48 AM  
Blogger JuliaFuentez said...

the redd:]

8/18/2008 6:17 AM  
OpenID sammylicious said...

I love it.. The blue one!

8/18/2008 6:33 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Blue will most likely go with more outfits, and you know it makes your hair look darker - the look you're going for.

8/18/2008 6:35 AM  
Anonymous Vanessa said...

Blue, definitely.

8/18/2008 7:12 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Both! But if you must, the blue.

Where was this headband? I'd like to buy it too... :)

8/18/2008 7:17 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Both, but I like the blue more.

8/18/2008 7:33 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

red! red is hot this fall

8/18/2008 7:42 AM  
Anonymous Subtly subtle said...

If you say subtle one more time I might subtly punch you in the face

8/18/2008 8:00 AM  
Blogger Bekky Nixon said...

Der: both! Red is 'subtly' better though!
XD

8/18/2008 8:06 AM  
Blogger Idiosyncrasies. said...

Both. =D

8/18/2008 9:11 AM  
Blogger Knikki said...

If you do holidays, the red might be a good choice.

8/18/2008 10:42 AM  
Blogger Shalini Mehta said...

Since you are more confident about blue over red...me thinks u should pick up the blue one :)

8/18/2008 12:31 PM  
Blogger LONDONERY said...

I would pick the blue one, because it is more elegant. You will know which one you should pick next time =)

8/18/2008 3:02 PM  
Blogger alis said...

It's beautiful in blue! I'm an avid headband-wearer, a no-brainer accessory to elevate simple outfits on bad hair days. So the one that is more likely to match outfits is better.

8/18/2008 4:30 PM  
Anonymous Youxi said...

I like the blue one it must be more lovely if its color is blue

8/18/2008 5:24 PM  
Blogger Juliet said...

If I were you I'd get both (yeah, i am a spender..) Though the blue would be better.

juliet xxx

8/18/2008 7:49 PM  
Blogger Cyber Serendepity said...

I love the blue one. Red is more sophisticated but the blue one is tend to be simple but elegant.
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8/18/2008 8:12 PM  
Blogger Ana Banana said...

definitely the blue!!!

8/18/2008 9:40 PM  
Blogger The Sparrow said...

Blue!

8/18/2008 11:42 PM  
Blogger danielle said...

I started loving headbands after Gossip Girl too! Blair has such nice ones.

I say the red! It will make more of a statement and be much more noticeable. Red looks amazing in dark hair, as you said it contrasts very well :)

8/19/2008 3:06 AM  
Anonymous Mer said...

blue, of course!!!

8/19/2008 3:56 AM  
Anonymous eeds said...

Red! I know that too many people have said blue for you to pick red... but it would look so much more interesting, and the cute detail would stand out a lot better! Why waste money buying something so adorable when no one will notice it anyways? Besides, it's not even really blue, it's navy, so it wouldn't look that great on black hair. Unless it was like a bright cobalt blue, I wouldn't go with it.

8/19/2008 4:24 AM  
Blogger Anniki said...

What's the question, red of course!

8/19/2008 4:30 AM  
Blogger LaCouturier said...

both =)

8/19/2008 6:35 AM  
Blogger Sassy said...

No no no. You have to go with the red! Your hair is dark. U can't do dark blue with dark hair, it'll blend. Red will make it pop!!!

8/19/2008 9:04 AM  
Anonymous Glamour Guides said...

red for brunettes, blue for blondes.

8/20/2008 5:17 AM  
Anonymous Dave said...

Some people would not mind if you look like a little girl. To paraphrase: Sexyness is in the eye of the beholder.

9/03/2008 1:59 AM  
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10/13/2008 4:04 AM  
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