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This Is The It Hair Accessory Of The Moment That You Already Own

So here's how we would wear it now.

Our advice to those who still own a claw clip or spiral band: Wear them out. It’s not that their usually homely aesthetic has changed (we got the ones used here from a grocer). With Alexander Wang and Prabal Gurung having used them to create slick updos on their F/W’18 runways though, what many women swear by to keep their locks out of their faces at home – their grip is ace – is now actually cool. Just be sure to use them the same way as on the catwalks: with some (or lots of) gel or spray to keep strays and baby hair at bay.

Photography Vee Chin Styling Imran Jalal Hair  Samuel Sim/Hairloom, using Goldwell Makeup Sha Shamsi, using Laura Mercier Model Nelly/Mannequin

This story first appeared in Female’s July 2018 print issue.