The turban has been around for ages. Screen sirens from the ‘40s and ‘50s regularly drew inspiration from the Middle East, wrapping their heads with colorful fabric. The head wraps saw a revival in the ’70s with more of a hippie-inspired vibe, and these days we’ve seen turbans grace the Spring/Summer 2011 runways of designers like Jason Wu, Milly and Issa.
We’ve seen the headpiece adorn the heads of celebs and fashion icons from Zoe Kravitz to Carrie Bradshaw, Shala Monroque to June Ambrose. It’s been turned into everything from a statement-making accessory to a wardrobe staple.
Turbans can be fun, elegant and chic. Plus, they’re a great way to cover a bad hair day.
But a turban can go wrong really easily.