Ever since Carrie Bradshaw uttered the immortal words “no self respecting New York City woman would be caught dead running around Manhattan in a scrunchie”, we have firmly kept ours locked in a drawer however, it’s time to bring it back with these tips on how to rock the 90’s scrunchie.
From Selena Gomez to Whitney Port, even to the runways of Vivienne Westwood and Marc Jacobs collection, the 90’s scrunchie seems to be appearing everywhere and we must admit we’re torn between whether it is a ‘yay’ or a ‘nay’.
While the scrunchie has major benefits to your hair, for example, they don’t cause as much breakage compared to a thin tie, and you won’t need to spend hours rummaging in your handbag to find one, we just can’t bring ourselves to admit that what was once the most major of fashion faux pas’ has now become a major fashion DO!
Bot how do you rock a 90s scrunchie? In order to make the most of this trend and not look like you’re stuck in a timewarp, we suggest you rock the 90’s scrunchie as simply as possible.
Follow on from the lead of the ladies of the 2012 Olympics and try a scrunchie wrapped around a bun for a classic ballerina look. Alternatively, you could rock it paired with a low slung ponytail for an effortless, casual look for Autumn. If you’re really brave, make it the focus of your look and opt to style it around a cool braid just like miss Selena Gomez.
We can’t quite bring ourselves to admit that the 90’s scrunchie is back. We had thought it would be forever relegated to our bathroom drawer and only worn in secrecy. However, with even Prince Harry’s squeeze Cressida Bonas openly loving them, we might have to face defeat and admit that we will be following these tips on how to rock a 90s scrunchie!
What do you think of the return of the ultimate hair faux pas? Will you be rocking a 90’s scrunchie?