The Celebrity-Loved Hair Bow Trend Adds Instant Polish To *Any* Hairstyle

Allow the A-listers to demonstrate.

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Preppy and prim? Sometimes, sure — but the A-list way to wear a hair bow can be so much more. The timeless accessories, with their infinite variations and styles, fit virtually every aesthetic and might just elevate your outfit along the way. Ahead, the very best celebrity hair bow and ribbon inspo.

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Perched right atop her retro, flipped-out ponytail, Hailey Bieber’s hair bow is indeed super campy — but not unwearable. The floppy structure of the bow keeps it a little casual, while the positioning is party-ready.Taylor Hill/FilmMagic/Getty Images
BLACKPINK’s Rosé has a long-documented love affair with hair bows, especially thin, dainty ribbons incorporated into a half-up look. The smaller bow doesn’t overpower her always-sleek looks but still stands out against her signature pink-tinted platinum hair color.@roses_are_rosie
Zoë Kravitz has killed it at the Met Gala every time she’s attended, but her big tweed hair bow circa 2018 is an all-time classic. Fixed to her voluminous braided bun, the bow’s oversized loops and tails can be seen from every angle.Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Hair ribbons don’t necessarily have to be stand-out centerpieces — they can simply complement an otherwise casual look, as Emily Ratajkowksi and her loose side braid perfectly demonstrate. The small satin ribbon adds just the right level of French-girl flair.Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Rihanna’s creativity knows no bounds — so of course her take on a “hair bow” is at once very literal and beyond whimsical. For a major Fenty campaign, the star had her long, glossy braids styled into bows around her head, making it clear that her presence is the best present of all.@badgalriri
Anya Taylor-Joy loves to serve up fanciful hair and makeup looks so of course she’s experimented with bows and ribbons. Her big blue bow at a summertime event is one-part Alice In Wonderland, one-part major movie star.David M. Benett/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Why settle for just one bow when you could go all in? Gemma Chan dressed up her long, braided ponytail with two matching ribbons — one tied at the base of the pony to help secure it, and one at the very end, delicately trailing her dress’ ruffle.Presley Ann/FilmMagic/Getty Images
Kate Middleton might just be the ultimate preppy aesthetic inspiration, and her effortless velvet hair bow is proof. The perfect fall and winter accessory, it’s even a spot-on (yet subtle) match to the black piping seen in her outfit.Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
More than a little fairytale-worthy, Kerry Washington’s white hair bow is actually the easiest way to do the trend thanks to the headband it’s attached to. Not only is it a fun and fresh accessory, but the band only further emphasizes the major volume at her crown.picture alliance/picture alliance/Getty Images
Just spotted on the red carpet, Margot Robbie’s full-sized hair bow was made for the holiday party circuit. Just barely visible, peeking around the sides of her tousled half-up hair, it’s at once low-key and completely memorable. John Phillips/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

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