If you love headgear, then you're definitely no stranger to panamas, baseball caps, beanies and headbands alike, but it's a rarity that even the most seasoned hat veteran looks to the turban to cap off their outfits.
Although the turban may seem intimidating at first sight, its potential (and the many ways to wear it) is limitless when paired true to one's style. Colour, texture, embellishments and finish all play a part in how it gels with an ensemble; wear it wisely and it'll elevate your style and outfit to the next level.
So, regardless of your preference for the fine and fancy or the tried and tested, don a turban to bat a guaranteed sartorial home run. Scroll down to see how you can get your headwear game on point.
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Ideal head piece: A champagne turban with sheen, accented with purple — the colour of royalty.
Best worn to: Black-tie affair
Style tip: Don't be afraid to pile on accessories in shades that complement the base tone of the turban, and opt for flats instead of heels to balance it out.
Clockwise (click descriptions to shop): Temperley London Almas embroidered top; Gracinha Viterbo Head Couture turban; Lanvin Marina Swarovski embellished earrings; Christopher Kane pleated silk-lamé skirt; Charlotte Olympia Pisces slipper; Chloé Gabrielle leather and suede clutch; Givenchy crystal embellished necklace
Ideal head piece: Black and white never goes out of style, and a touch of bordeaux keeps it modern.
Best worn to: Dinner party
Style tip: Trade the crisp oxford shirts for a fluid blouse and the form-fitting dress for a column skirt. Finish off this easy-going yet timeless silhouette with gold accents for a touch of glamour.
Clockwise (click descriptions to shop): Givenchy cross-print blouse in silk-gauze; Larkspur & Hawk Olivia button rose gold dipped topaz bracelet; Gracinha Viterbo Head Couture turban; Elise Dray diamond and pink-gold mini hoop earring; Tibi Wool boucle midi skirt; Edie Parker Flavia Femme acrylic box clutch; Thierry Lasry D-frame acetate sunglasses; Jimmy Choo hoops patent leather pumps
Ideal head piece: Textured fabric in gunmetal with a tangerine feathered centrepiece, simply because you can.
Best worn to: Girls day out
Style tip: Mixing and not matching is huge for fall, so embrace your eclecticism. Also express the free-spirited vibes through detailing: Fringing, grommets and quirky jewellery all make the cut.
Clockwise (click descriptions to shop): Gracinha Viterbo Head Couture turban; Diane Kordas 18-karat rose gold diamond ring; Saint Laurent classic denim shirt; Gucci aviator style metal and acetate sunglasses; Chloé Flemming criss-cross sandals; Saint Laurent Emmanuelle small bucket bag; Alice + Olivia Duchess satin wide-leg pants; Inez and Vinoodh oxidised silver diamond interlink rings
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