Fresh off her record shattering Billboard feat, Nicki Minaj is across the pond, handling business and serving looks per usual.
Anyone who follows the rapper and actress on Instagram is familiar with her penchant for modeling in designer frocks, but this week, all eyes are on Nicki’s hair hardware.
Like a true queen, she’s owning Londontown in an ornate Demode Jewelry headpiece and matching Alexander McQueen ensemble. Nicki is an expert at creating “moments” and this streetside slay is definitely one of them, thanks in part to her blinged out accessory.
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It’s no secret that Black women and crowns go together like peanut butter and jelly, but in case you forgot, keep scrolling to see of our favorite A-listers rocking regal hardware.
This week isn’t the first time Nicki has dabbled in blinged out hair accessorizing. Back in 2015, she played up her fun personality in a princess tiara for Halloween.
This week, the R&B songstress hit the stage in a headpiece that reminds us of Whitney Houston’s turn as Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard.
We all bowed down when the powerhouse performer hit the Grammy stage in all gold everything and a headpiece fit for royalty.
Like Lupita Nyong’o, Zendaya also made her Met Gala debut in 2015, walking the red carpet in a Fausto Puglisi hi-lo gown and matching crown.
Back in 2015, Lupita left us green with envy at her first Met Gala. The understated, but ornate headband were a perfect compliment to her feathered chain frock.
The Grammy-winning singer graduated from the Professional Performing Arts School at 16 as valedictorian and later pursued an education at Columbia University. She left the school to focus on music after signing with Columbia Records.
Back in 1992, the late singer delivered an iconic hair moment as Rachel Marron (The Bodyguard), who performed in a chained headpiece.
Kelis’ hair history is laden with a bevy of standout moments, including this one, where she accessorized her grey locks with a statement-making crown.
In 2015, our favorite bad gal practically took over the runway in a sweeping Guo Pei gown and equally stunning headpiece that popped against her red hair.
And who could forget when she nearly shut down Instagram in a pair of $9,000 Dolce & Gabbana headphones that doubled as a crown?
The singer and actress’ tour de force awards season concluded with a flawless head-to-toe look at the 2017 Academy Awards. The gold-tinged metal band proved to be the perfect pixie accessory.
The singer is known for her singular fashion sense, which always includes a chic hair accessory. However, she toned things down with this jewelry piece at the 2016 Met Gala.
She did however, pull out all the stops with this heavily embellished piece at a 2016 show at London’s Somerset House.
The actress proved “less is more” at this year’s Academy Awards by adorning her short coif with a ruby red band.
In 2011, the Vampire Diaries actress pulled off a rockstar regal moment in this pointed hair accessory.
Back in 2013, the model and Dope actress looked every bit the queen in a golden feather headpiece.
Last year, the burgeoning actress and activist made her Met Gala debut in a regal head piece that circled her afro.