Holiday spirits bloom with an oversize floral explosion of sparkle.
Available at bando.com, $75.
Too many rounds of eggnog lead to office party overshares. If you’re going to wear a dunce cap, make it a pretty one.
Available at asos.com, $21.
Forced smiles with your third cousin twice removed and polite chatter about your aunt’s cat trouble. Rebel against holiday niceties with a patent leather headband.
Available at shopnastygal.com, $18.
Who knew green suede would make an ideal turban-style topper? (Editor’s hint: Strategically place over your ears for a bit of warmth when party hopping.)
Available at eugeniakim.com, $125.
Sweet as Aunt Hilda’s needlepoint kittens may be, they only gather dust in the closet. Teddy Tinson’s needlepoint bows, on the other hand, deserve to attend every holiday outing.
Available at teddytinson.com, $115.
Sparkly tiaras? Please. Understated corset boning makes for a much more royal 2013. (We suggest breaking this out for birthdays as well.)
Available at chromatgarments.com, $63.
Cocktails after a twelve-hour workday? Brunch after an all-nighter? Keep this in your bag and slip it onto your noggin for a festive fixer-upper.
Available at nordstrom.com, $10.
Passing through the seven layers of the candy cane forest with Buddy the Elf sounds like an ideal way to spend a December afternoon. Here’s a peppermint headband to keep the dream alive.
Available at americanapparel.com, $10.
Times Square’s got nothing on you with a miniaturized version of the gargantuan globe tucked discreetly into your side bun.
Available at janetran.com, $39.
Ms. Streisand’s catchy version of “Jingle Bells” is stuck on radio replay until the Epiphany. Jingle all the way there with a barrette of shimmying discs.
Available at nordstrom.com, $32.
Turn (regal) heads with an Anne Boleyn-inspired headpiece. (Just disregard that bothersome beheading business.)
Available at topshop.com, $28.
A penchant for sugar and spice doesn’t mean everything must be nice. Gold spikes balance an exaggerated, bedazzled bow.
Available at topshop.com, $25.
One year later and we still haven’t shaken our case of the spots. This season an understated, hand-printed iteration of the black and white classic is all the rage.
Available at bachmanssparrow.com, $25.
Outshine mildly creepy, tree-topping angels with a simple five-pointer fit for a pony or blowout.
Available at catbirdnyc.com, $18.
Culinary adventures while prepping the family feast leave you elbow deep in a crown roast. Keep pesky strands neat with knotted hair bands.
Available at emi-jay.com, $12 for five.
To fellow partygoers, you grant the gift of your company. Make the message clear by putting a bow on top.
Available at henribendel.com, $28.
Ring in 2013 with a little confetti.
Available at helloshiso.com, $10.50.
Rhinestones and pearls transform bobby pins into vintage-inspired hair ornaments.
Available at anthropologie.com, $24 for four.
Put the mistletoe odds ever in your favor with a splurgeworthy hair comb of Swarovski crystals.
Available at jenniferbehr.com, $625.
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