Happy International Women’s Day! What other way to celebrate this empowering day, than to look at these beautiful hair accessories from around the world! Beginning around the 1900’s, International Women’s Day has been celebrated every day on the 8th March. The theme of the campaign this year is #balanceforbetter, which pushes for gender balance around the world. Women’s rights have come a very long way and achieved great amounts, however, the fight for women’s rights is always relevant. This day brings together governments, women’s organisations, corporations and charities, in hope that full balance will be achieved one day. The main colour of the event is purple, so why not show your support by adding a touch of purple to your outfit?
Wreath hair accessories wore by the Greeks and Romans began no later than 475BC to 330BC. These accessories were fashioned at special occasions.
African print headwraps have always been a popular choice. During the slavery period, this hair accessory was known as “ the helmet of courage that evoked true homeland”.
Indian Bridal accessories always making a gorgeous statement. Hindu traditions say that 16 adornments are needed to achieve an ethereal glow.
The Chinese Phoenix Coronet, translated to crown is the most honourable traditional ornament for women on their wedding day.
The headdress Kokoshnik is a decorative handmade piece for women as a part of Russian traditional costume. These were primarly worn in the northern regions of Russia from the 16th to 19th century.