The chicest summer festival accessory, this headpiece is strung with rainbow-bright quartz beads and shell charms. Who needs an elaborate hairstyle when you've got this? Dhs1491, Net-a-Porter.
Peter Dundas served to remind us of the simplicity of a trailing black bow at the first show for his eponymous brand in Paris. Trim your plait with a ribbon like this to transform it into polished, yet cool, territory.
This discreet veil could be worn by either a wedding guest, or the bride herself. Glistening with hand-stitched Swarovski crystals, the veiled headband would complement most hairstyles. Dhs1325, Net-a-Porter
A wedding, the races, a glamorous gala or cocktail party – nothing screams elegant summer soiree like sculptural headpiece (nothing too small though, we don't want to stray into fascinator territory). This one would go with every outfit. Dhs331, Asos
Remember the hair stick? It's back and better than ever. This bow version is a steal, and would work at all summer occasions – even Wimbledon. Dhs38, Asos
Fresh flowers pinned into an up-do say special occasion-ready, with minimal extra effort. Copy this couture look if you're a bridesmaid – or the bride – and want something unique.
This statement flower headband is perfect for race day. Slip it on over a loose ponytail for a modern nod to a Ladies' Day look. Dhs190, Asos
A Dolce & Gabbana hairband is in a league of its own. This monochromatic bow trimmed with Swarovski crystals has both elegance and edginess in equal measure. Dhs2485, The Outnet
Quite the flower crown update, this gold plated headband has an adjustable tie fastening, allowing you to wear it in multiple ways. It also suits numerous occasions – from weddings to festivals and garden parties. Dhs1515 Net-a-Porter
More can be more, as Rodarte proved during couture fashion week this season. Multiple black bows accessorising a loose plait make an undone hairstyle look polished.
Hair combs have had a makeover for 2017, with designs like this making them appealing again. This leaf and pearl detail 'cluster comb' has wedding season sewn up. Dhs213, Asos
If anyone can persuade you to wear a crown, it's Miu Miu. This gold-plated embellished headband is wedding perfection.
Dhs888, The Outnet
As seen at the Rodarte spring/summer 18 couture show, white gypsophila serves as an ideal crown for the whimsical bohemian bride. Arrange your own (or order one on Etsy).
If you're looking for a veil with a difference, much-loved milliner Stephen Jones has you covered. This black number with rainbow crystals on the netting is the perfect party piece. Dhs2012, Selfridges.