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  • Just Me, or Do People Wear Dorky Beauty Trends at Your Office?

  • Posted by Kristen on December 4, 2008 at 05:07PM
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  • I think I looked like a complete tool today at work. See, I wore my headband like this -- inspired by Mischa Barton and, (ohh, why lie?), a funky bartender who looked like the third and long-lost Olsen Twin.

  • A long-standing vet of many cutesy hippie hairstyles, I thought I could pull it off. I shoulda been clued in when the receptionist told me, "The roaring '20s are holding on line one."

  • But I wasn't. Only when the CEO (a dude) conducted a staff meeting while wearing a headband (stolen from our beauty closet), certain he was "missing out on some kind of 'theme' day," did I slink back to my desk and do this quick style instead.

  • What did I do so wrong? Is this one of those looks only celebrities can pull off?

  • * If you're not into hippie hair, maybe this braided style is more your thing

  • * Find the hairstyle that's best for every haircut

  • * Oh, who doesn't love cute hair accessories??

  • Member Comments

    Your Comment:

    • That headband thing was back from Twiggy and worked back then, the whole band major look thing went out in the 80\'s, and I finally got rid of mine when a few years ago my husband and son asked me when the circus rolled into town.

      by thedragonslady Monday, December 8, 2008 at 06:56AM Report as inappropriate

    • A hippie headband! I used to work with a 45-year-old woman who wore Hello Kitty! baby t-shirts to work on casual Fridays. Some trends are better left at home, in the closet. Kudos for having the cajones to try it out--and the sense to let it go.

      by colleen Thursday, December 4, 2008 at 01:29PM Report as inappropriate

    • Love the hairstyle, but not at work! I think we\'ve all fallen victim to attempting a trend at work that should be reserved for nights out or weekends at the beach. I think anybody can pull this off as long as it\'s worn with confidence. I\'m sure it was cute, just the wrong place to wear it.

      by rachk237 Thursday, December 4, 2008 at 06:21AM Report as inappropriate

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