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Alanna Arrington's brunette lengths were pulled back into a romantic updo with soft spirals framing a headband of roses, while Chiara Scelsi, Michelle Gutknecht, and Emm Arruda sported their natural clouds of curls beneath bright gold barrettes.
The year’s best lengths were aptly decorated and highly embellished, by way of bold headbands, crystal barrettes, dazzling tiaras, and haute rain gear.
Tiffany lines up the hair bows and the barrettes on the kitchen table, then arranges nail colors -- soft pink, lavender, and pale blue, along with two bottles of orange and green infused with glitter, which were left over from Halloween.
The runway has reintroduced us to scrunchies and barrettes.
Shannon unclipped the barrette in her hair and tilted her head forward, revealing a bald spot the size of a silver dollar.
Hats are tax exempt; hair accessories such as bows and barrettes are not.
She was known for wearing a barrette in her hair, color-coordinated with her outfit, and giving out chocolate candy.
I was paired with Erika, a 12-year-old who wore blue and white barrettes at the ends of her pigtails.
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Origin and Etymology of barrette
First Known Use: 1901See Words from the same year
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