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Head Band Collection

"Head Bands: A Fashion Statement Through the Ages" From Twiggy's iconic Hippie gear outfit to Josephine C

Background imageHead Band Collection: Liverpool verses Wimbledon. FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium

Liverpool verses Wimbledon. FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium. 14th May 1988 The 1988 FA Cup Final was the 107th final of the FA Cup

Background imageHead Band Collection: Twiggy, (real name Lesley Hornby) English model, seen in a Hippie gear outfit

Twiggy, (real name Lesley Hornby) English model, seen in a Hippie gear outfit. Pictured before she left for the New York, America, USA later the same day

Background imageHead Band Collection: John Lennon with wife Cynthia Lennon leaving the Pam American (Pan Am

John Lennon with wife Cynthia Lennon leaving the Pam American (Pan Am) plane at Heathrow that brought the couple and fellow Beatle George Harrison (behind Cynthia)

Background imageHead Band Collection: Doll - 'Hepzibah', c. 1939. Creator: Josephine C. Romano

Doll - "Hepzibah", c. 1939. Creator: Josephine C. Romano
Doll - " Hepzibah", c. 1939

Background imageHead Band Collection: Three Coats from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print)

Three Coats from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print)
3057146 Three Coats from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print) by Iribe, Paul (1883-1935); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; French, out of copyright

Background imageHead Band Collection: Two empire line dresses from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print)

Two empire line dresses from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print)
3057137 Two empire line dresses from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print) by Iribe, Paul (1883-1935); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; French, out of copyright

Background imageHead Band Collection: Three dresses and a toad (colour lithograph)

Three dresses and a toad (colour lithograph)
STC255310 Three dresses and a toad (colour lithograph) by Iribe, Paul (1883-1935); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; French, out of copyright

Background imageHead Band Collection: Three Evening Dresses from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print)

Three Evening Dresses from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print)
3057139 Three Evening Dresses from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print) by Iribe, Paul (1883-1935); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageHead Band Collection: Three Empire Line Evening Coats from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub

Three Empire Line Evening Coats from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub
3057141 Three Empire Line Evening Coats from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print) by Iribe, Paul (1883-1935); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; French, out of copyright

Background imageHead Band Collection: Two empire line day dresses from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub

Two empire line day dresses from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub
3057135 Two empire line day dresses from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print) by Iribe, Paul (1883-1935); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; French, out of copyright

Background imageHead Band Collection: Designs for headresses, from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print)

Designs for headresses, from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print)
3057140 Designs for headresses, from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print) by Iribe, Paul (1883-1935); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; French, out of copyright

Background imageHead Band Collection: Detail of the Delphi Charioteer, c. 470 BC (bronze) (see also 161526)

Detail of the Delphi Charioteer, c. 470 BC (bronze) (see also 161526)
ALI230714 Detail of the Delphi Charioteer, c.470 BC (bronze) (see also 161526) by Greek, (5th century BC); Archaeological Museum, Delphi, Greece; (add.info.: Detail of the Delphi Charioteer)

Background imageHead Band Collection: Evening Dress, from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print)

Evening Dress, from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print)
3057147 Evening Dress, from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print) by Iribe, Paul (1883-1935); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; French, out of copyright

Background imageHead Band Collection: Three empire line dresses from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub

Three empire line dresses from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub
3057138 Three empire line dresses from Les Robes de Paul Poiret pub. 1908 (pochoir print) by Iribe, Paul (1883-1935); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; French, out of copyright

Background imageHead Band Collection: 1+1+1=1

1+1+1=1
Victoria Glinka

Background imageHead Band Collection: The golden wedding

The golden wedding
Monika Vanhercke

Background imageHead Band Collection: Meychella

Meychella
Faldhy Boer

Background imageHead Band Collection: pray of angel

pray of angel
Ryanwar Hanif

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1049144

Background imageHead Band Collection: Caro Girl

Caro Girl
Mohammed Al Sulaili

Background imageHead Band Collection: Music Fans at The Reading Festival, clapping along and enjoying the moment as the bands

Music Fans at The Reading Festival, clapping along and enjoying the moment as the bands perform in front of them. Saturday 25th August 1973 The festival was then called The Thirteenth National Jazz

Background imageHead Band Collection: Twiggy, (real name Lesley Hornby) English model, seen in a Hippy gear outfit

Twiggy, (real name Lesley Hornby) English model, seen in a Hippy gear outfit. Pictured before she left for the USA later the same day. Picture taken 21st August 1967

Background imageHead Band Collection: Twiggy, (real name Leslie Hornby) English model, seen in a Hippie gear outfit leaving

Twiggy, (real name Leslie Hornby) English model, seen in a Hippie gear outfit leaving London Heathrow airport on TWA for New York, America. Pictured with her boyfriend and model Justin de Villeneuve

Background imageHead Band Collection: Wimbledon 1987: Mens singles final. Pat Cash (winner) v. Ivan Lendl

Wimbledon 1987: Mens singles final. Pat Cash (winner) v. Ivan Lendl. July 1987 87-3480-141

Background imageHead Band Collection: Rita Coolidge, in Regents Park, London, 5th May 1971

Rita Coolidge, in Regents Park, London, 5th May 1971

Background imageHead Band Collection: Lazio footballer Paul Gascoigne during a training session with teammates ahead of

Lazio footballer Paul Gascoigne during a training session with teammates ahead of the match against Ajax in the Makita International tournament. 30th July 1993

Background imageHead Band Collection: Suzanne returns a backhand at the 1925 Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Suzanne returns a backhand at the 1925 Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Background imageHead Band Collection: Mlle Suzanne Lenglen at the All England tennis Championships at Wimbledon

Mlle Suzanne Lenglen at the All England tennis Championships at Wimbledon

Background imageHead Band Collection: Vlad Tepes (Vlad III, The Impaler), Ruler of Wallachia 1456-1462 and 1476-1477

Vlad Tepes (Vlad III, The Impaler), Ruler of Wallachia 1456-1462 and 1476-1477. Vlad was apparently the source of the legend of Dracula of Translyvania as he was a member of the Order of the Dragon

Background imageHead Band Collection: Bjorn Borg tennis champion

Bjorn Borg tennis champion

Background imageHead Band Collection: Pat Cash dives for the ball during the match against Mats Wilander

Pat Cash dives for the ball during the match against Mats Wilander

Background imageHead Band Collection: Goran Ivanisevic on centre court in his first round mens single

Goran Ivanisevic on centre court in his first round mens singles match against Mikael Tillstrom. Ivanisevic goes on to win the match

Background imageHead Band Collection: Margaret Smith sporting the 1963 Wimbledon Tennis Fashion

Margaret Smith sporting the 1963 Wimbledon Tennis Fashion

Background imageHead Band Collection: Lucius Apuleius Platonicus, from Crabbes Historical Dictionary, published in 1825

Lucius Apuleius Platonicus, from Crabbes Historical Dictionary, published in 1825
KW360003 Lucius Apuleius Platonicus, from Crabbes Historical Dictionary, published in 1825 (litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)



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"Head Bands: A Fashion Statement Through the Ages" From Twiggy's iconic Hippie gear outfit to Josephine C. Romano's enchanting doll, head bands have been a timeless accessory that transcends generations and styles. Whether it's adding flair to an evening dress or completing a casual look, these versatile accessories have always found their place in fashion history. Take a trip back to 1939 when Hepzibah, the charming doll created by Josephine C. Romano, donned a delicate head band that perfectly complemented her vintage charm. Fast forward to 1908, where Les Robes de Paul Poiret showcased three coats and two empire line dresses adorned with exquisite head bands in their pochoir prints. But head bands aren't just limited to clothing; they also make appearances in art and ancient artifacts. The Delphi Charioteer from c. 470 BC captivates us with his regal presence enhanced by an intricately designed head band. In more recent times, we see how head bands became synonymous with sporting events like the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium between Liverpool and Wimbledon. Fans proudly wore their team colors while showcasing trendy head bands as a symbol of support. Whether you're channeling your inner Twiggy or embracing the elegance of Paul Poiret's designs, there is no denying that head bands have stood the test of time as both fashionable and functional accessories throughout history. So next time you reach for that perfect finishing touch for your outfit or want to add an extra touch of style to your hairdo, remember the rich heritage behind those simple yet statement-making head bands – connecting eras, cultures, and fashion enthusiasts worldwide since time immemorial.