27 Times Celebs Showed Us How To Serve In A Headwrap

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The centuries-old accessory continues to lay edges, cure bad hair days and set off our wardrobe.

Jennifer Ford Aug, 11, 2017

The dog days of August are near, so we’re relying on this trusted accessory to remedy uncompromising hair disasters and compliment our summer style. Need inspiration? Look no further than the red carpet, where a handful of A-listers have stolen the spotlight in vibrant headdress.  

From Rihanna’s bedazzled wrap at the 2014 CFDA Awards to Lupita Nyong’o’s Queen of Katwe press tour, these are the iconic headwrap moments we’ll continue to obsess over. 

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In 2015, Queen Bey looked like royalty in this vibrant head wrap.

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In 2017, the singer looked like royalty in a towering headwrap for her push party.

3 of 27 Larry Busacca

Who could forget when our favorite bad gal wore a blinged out headwrap to the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards?

4 of 27 Robert Kamau

While filming the upcoming Ocean's 8, RihRih pulled off a casual headwrap slay on the New York City set. 

5 of 27 Frederick M. Brown

In 2012, the model turned actress gave us afro-chic feels in this multicolored wrap.

6 of 27 Gary Gershoff

The stylist's headwrap history is as versatile as it gets, with one of her standout moments being this bang moment.

7 of 27 Taylor Hill

When your hair is wrapped up, take a cue from June and frame your face with beautiful accessories like these chandler earrings.

8 of 27 Gary Gershoff

You can also pair your headwrap with fun sunglasses.

9 of 27 Jason LaVeris

Headwraps have become a signature staple for the "Rise Up" singer. 

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Make solid colored headwraps pop by rocking a bold pout like the singer. 

11 of 27 Mindy Small

Who needs piles of accessories when you can slay in a simple headwrap like Yuna?

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Marcille made her name on the third cycle of America's Next Top Model, but has since appeared on Tyler Perry's House of Payne and hosted Oxygen's Hair Battle Spectacular.  

13 of 27 Alberto E. Rodriguez

The actress' matching head wrap and gown left us green with envy at the 2016 ESPY Awards.

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The Oscar winner channeled her royal side for the premiere of Queen of Katwe in this multi-colored hair scarf.

15 of 27 Alberto E. Rodriguez

We fell in love with the cobalt blue headwrap Lupita wore for the 2016 Toronto Film Festival. 

16 of 27 Dimitrios Kambouris

The Color Purple star wore this show stopper to the 2017 Tony Awards.

17 of 27 Mindy Small

The singer stole the spotlight in this gorgeous wrap at the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards.

18 of 27 Jon Kopaloff

The Golden Globe winner can slay just about anything on the red carpet and this pink head wrap at the 2017 Crystal + Lucy Awards is no exception.

19 of 27 Amanda Edwards

Back in 2011, the "Cranes in the Sky" singer looked fresh-faced and beautiful in a headwrap while walking the red carpet.

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The powerhouse singer celebrates her birthday Jan. 25. 

21 of 27 Jason LaVeris

The Grammy Award winner sported a fresh face and sparkly headwrap to the 2016 BET Awards.


The "Video" singer stunned in this blue number at the 2016 ESSENCE Festival.

23 of 27 Bennett Raglin

One half of the singing group Chloe and Halle graced the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in this glorious golden number.

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In 2007, the retired model and entrepreneur smized her way onto the red carpet in a silky headwrap.

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In 2016, we were crushin' on the fashionista's headwrap style at ESSENCE Festival Durban.

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Headwraps are the perfect accomplice for taking on mommy duties.

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Lopez welcomed twins Maximilian and Emme with then-husband Marc Anthony in 2008 via C-section.