Nicole Resurrected Your Favourite Primary School Hair Trend

Let's take a step back in time, shall we?

After ogling the gorgeous frocks coming down the Armani Prive runway at the Paris couture shows recently, we couldn’t help but notice that one Ms Nicole Kidman was wearing a very familiar hair accessory: 

Nicole Kidman (Credit: Getty)

Check out that black ribbon. 

We got serious primary-school-photo-day flashbacks, which got us thinking: how old is too old to wear a hair ribbon?

We’re coming down on the side of “you’re never too old”, so long as you stick to three simple guidelines:

  • Keep the fabric super-luxe, so either quality silk, velvet or grosgrain
  • Forget about anything too neat – wear your ribbon perfectly imperfect and your hair casually messy
  • Makeup is key, so focus on groomed brows and maybe a flick of eyeliner

And just in case you need more #HairInspo, we’ve got you covered. Here are two more uber-chic, very-grown-up takes on the humble hair ribbon: 

Gwyneth Paltrow tied her velvet ribbon under her pony (Credit: Getty)
On Sex and the City, Carrie wrapped her bun in a simple ribbon

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