11/06/2012 07:43 EST | Updated 01/23/2014 06:58 EST

Hairstyles 2012: Accessorizing From The Neck Up With Jewellery

If the runways are any indication, hair accessories are definitely having a moment in a big way: Dolce & Gabbana's gold and pearl embellished headband, Tory Burch’s jewelled clips, Gucci’s crystal barrettes—you can see where I'm headed here (pun intended). How can you resist adding a little sparkle to your locks?

Hair jewellery is an easy way to glam up your average hairstyle. Take a simple do, add some adornment and you can instantly enhance your look.

Going out for post-work cocktails? Sweep your hair into a chic chignon or low ponytail and embellish with a hair-cessory--quite literally the best 10-second evening 'do... you're welcome.

Add a couple sparkly pieces to the base of your bun, or try a vintage pin to hold back a few strands of hair on one side for a retro glam look. Nostalgic, Arabian-night-type headpieces, add a hint of exotic, as made popular by the Kardashian Klan.

So twist, wave, braid and chignon those locks, add an accessory for added oomph. You are going to look oh-so-glam, you modern and gorgeous trailblazer.

See the gallery below for a few hair accessories to try:

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